Category Archives: Snowshoes

Ice climbing: Cascade Gialorgues

We climbed the left ice fall (Cascade) of Gialorgues but the conditions were far from good: the ice fall is not well formed, rather thin and fragile with running water underneath. The temperature of -7 degrees was too warm too. There was a lot of soft snow from the river to the bottom of the […]
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Ski touring: Croix de Carle

Great ski touring day with lot of fresh snow, clear sky but -14 degrees in the morning. I went to St Dalmas le Selvage (1496 m) in the Tinee valley to ski La Croix de CarlĂ© (2529 m), the Crest of La Tour (2596 m) and the Vallon of La Tour. Great conditions but some […]
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Lac du Clapier

With all the fresh snow I went to St Grat in the Gordolasque valley for the first time this season. I planned to go up to Mt. Clapier (3045 m) but the weather didn’t cooperate. The clear sky and -10°C turned into big snow fall with a lot wind. I turned back below the Lake […]
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Snowshoes: Baus de la Frema

Winter is here; it snowed 30cm last night, enough for a 15 km hike with snowshoes. I left St Martin Vesubie (1050 m) in a snowy weather and went up to the Baus de la Frema (2246 m). The snow starts at around 1400 m. Distance: 15km, ascent: 1230m / descent: 1230m. Valley of Vesubie […]
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