We are coming upon the second weekend of lift serviced skiing. It really feels like winter now, though we have been climbing warm rock at the Trapiste cliff in Sembrencher. But the cold weather forecast makes me hopeful about the ice climbing to come. Here are a few shots of years past to whet the appetite…
The colors of Autumn are coming back. The grasses and Larch on the slopes of Savoleyres and Attelas are turning golden brown. The peaks are holding thier snowy coatings as Verbier sheds the long summer days.
Its been a long time since I updated this little blog on Verbier. Too much fun away, no time to restore a lost blog, and only a few photos has delayed any updates this summer.
Though the weather was generally good, timing was key in changeable forecasts to make any peaks. We climbed some fun peaks and scrambled up some fine pure rock routes. The glaciers continued their retreat, though the cooler and wetter weather meant that they were not as dry as in the past few years.
WInter has jumped in and shown herself good. We
have 50+cm in Verbier, making for some fine skiing.
We are off to a late start this year on the North
side of the Alps.
Here’s a spot to show some of the special trips
Skiing is as good as it gets.
Three super storms moved over us last
Super Ski! It has snowed over half a meter, and more
Hopes are high, but the Foehn looks to be
Clearing is forecasted after this strong