Ski-Alpinism: NE Face of Les Courtes (Mont Blanc Massif)

I took advantage of great snow conditions to ski down the Northeast face of Les Courtes in Mont Blanc Massif.

View from Les Courtes (© P. Gatta)
View from Les Courtes (© P. Gatta)

I took the second cable car to Grand Montets and skied up to the bottom of the NE face (1hr30).

Skiing up the Argentiere glacier (© P. Gatta)
Skiing up the Argentiere glacier (© P. Gatta)

We were four the break trail on the face (AD II, 750m).

NE Face of Les Courtes (© P. Gatta)
NE Face of Les Courtes (© P. Gatta)

Very good conditions to ski down the face (5.2, S5, TD).

Skiing down the NE face (© P. Gatta)
Skiing down the NE face (© P. Gatta)

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