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August 30th - getting autumnal in Chamonix

Posted by Rob on Tuesday, August 31, 2010, In : Chamonix Conditions Summer 2010 

Week 22nd  - 30th August.

Vic on the Midi Plan Traverse

 

Well folks I’ve donned my wellies and wet suit this week. Marty Pellow springs to mind, you will have to google that one if you don’t know who he is, then it may make sense…………

 

Any road up me merry prankster’s here it is another soggy action packed, thrill a minute, laugh a second, stunt filled week in the Chamonix valley.

It really has been a bit of a wash out this week so far, Monday 23rd rained most of...


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Cham Conditions Update 9th July - Rock climbing and Alpine news

Posted by Rob on Friday, July 9, 2010, In : Chamonix Conditions Summer 2010 

Sunday 4th July-Friday 9th.

Hail and greetings from the Chamonix valley.

Afraid to say this week has found me in a lazy mood. It didn’t start too well having caught a stinking cold, which of course turned into the worst case of man flu ever!  I have however soldiered on.

So how are things out here in the land of ice and snow? Well, to be honest, no real change from last week, just less snow. It has been dammed hot all week, into the 30’s in the valley, and the isotherm freezing...


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