Browsing Archive: June, 2012

Beware of the goats...

Posted by Rob on Saturday, June 16, 2012, In : Chamonix 2012 Summer Updates 

Beware of the flowers cuz I’m sure they're gonna get you - but more likely to be goats.


So folks and funsters, funkster young and old, just spent the last couple of days with Mark and Jenna just brushing up on some skills, and refreshing the forgotten ones.


We had a stroll up to the Albert Prem hut from the valley, as the lift didn’t open until the 16th June. Hey, it’s really quite a pleasant walk to be honest, with great views down the valley. There is quite a bit of snow on the ...


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It's summer in Chamonix... allegedly

Posted by Rob on Wednesday, June 13, 2012, In : Chamonix 2012 Summer Updates 

Well folks it’s that time of year again. What time is that I hear you say, surely not Hammer time? No definitely NO !!!!!
Back in a rain soaked Cham valley, it’s been raining now for last few days, with no sign of the mountains as such, other than a fleeting glimpse and it looks quite wintry up there. They are still posting an avalanche forecast in Chamonix guides office so well worth checking that out, especially as temperatures are due to rise over next few days and into the weekend.

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