Monthly Archives: April 2015

Ski: Grands Montets toward Col des Courtes

The Argentiere glacier is really a great place for ski touring, especially with 25cm of fresh snow. Skiers close to Les Courtes (© P. Gatta)
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Les Courtes (3,856m) – Northeast Face

The Northeast face of Les Courtes (3,856m) in a great classic climb around Argenière, Mont Blanc Massif. Grandes Jorasses, Rochefort, Geant, Mont Blanc from Les Courtes (© P. Gatta)
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Ski: Grands Montets – Le Tour (3 Cols)

This is the high season for ski touring in the Mont Blanc Massif and the Grands Montets are busy with skiers going in every directions. I chose a classic; Grands Montets to Le Tour via the 3 Cols. North Face of Chardonnet (© P. Gatta)
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Ski: Aiguille d’Argentiere (3,901m)

For the second day of ski touring, I went to Argentiere glacier, up to Aiguille d’Argentiere (3,901m) and skied down to the valley. Ski on Glacier du Milieu (¬© P. Gatta)
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Ski: Aiguille du Tour (3,540m)

After many days of Alpine Ski, I went ski touring to Aiguille du Tour (3,540m) a very scenic and easy peak of Mont Blanc Massif. North face of Aiguille d’Argentiere (¬© P. Gatta)
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Great Himalaya Trail lecture

In September 2013, Philippe and Anna Gatta embarked on a hugely ambitious adventure – run the high route of the Great Himalaya Trail in Nepal. Philippe aimed to cover the high route in just 40 days, while Anna planned to join him for half of the distance. Great Himalaya Trail Motivational Speech
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