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)
Skiers close to Les Courtes (© P. Gatta)

Lucky to be one of the firsts to leave the cable car of the Grands Montets, I enjoyed skiing in the pow down to the glacier at 2,500m.

Argentiere Glacier, Aiguille de l'Amone, Dolent (© P. Gatta)
Argentiere Glacier, Aiguille de l’Amone, Dolent (© P. Gatta)

Then I skied up to the bottom of Col des Courtes, enjoying an amazing day in the mountains.

North face of Col des Courtes (© P. Gatta)
North face of Col des Courtes (© P. Gatta)

As I was crossing the shrund, two avalanches fell less than 10 meters away, so I decided to take a few more photos and get back down to Lognan.

North face of Pointe du Domino (© P. Gatta)
North face of Pointe du Domino (© P. Gatta)

Argentiere glacier (© P. Gatta)
Argentiere glacier (© P. Gatta)

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