3 days in La Grave

With some fresh snow and end of season calmness in La Grave made for three great days of skiing. All runs in La Grave start with a long ride in the old Telecabine…

Views from the Cabin

Views from the Cabin

The first day we enjoyed the accessible powder from the recent snowfall.

Couloirs des Trifides were fun on day 1

Couloirs des Trifides were fun on day 1

We finished the day with a run on the glacier, Couloir de Banane and Freaux

Pow on the glacier...

Pow on the glacier…

Checking our tracks

Checking our tracks

 

Couloir de Banane

Sam getting some speed in the Couloir de Banane

Day 2 we skied the road run with everyone’s favorite abseil in the middle…

Skiing the glacier with some ambience

Skiing the glacier with some ambience

The team ready to ski again after abseiling

In the couloir, ready to ski!

In the couloir, ready to ski!

and skiing...

and skiing…

Sometimes you don’t need to go so far to find some fresh turns!

Almost under the Cables...

Almost under the Cables…

On our last morning in La Grave was spent on another road run in the Chirouze area with great snow and good adventure!

Untracked glacier at 3500m

Untracked glacier at 3500m

Jurgen tracing his line

Jurgen tracing his line

Gerd enjoying!

Gerd enjoying!

cruising

cruising

More good turns lower down

More good turns lower down

With a short walk and some river crossing tyrolean action were at the car and heading to Le Castillan’s sunny terrace for lunch and beers!

River crossing to get to the beers!

River crossing to get to the beers!

Thanks to Gerd, Jurgen and Sammy for a fun few days!

 

 

 

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