A quick trip up the Petite Verte, 14/03/14

Pete tells a nice story of new adventure 6 for Dan!

Pete Houghton

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Dan has his eyes firmly set on one particular mountain, he wants to go up it with skis at some point in the spring.
“You know that’s a TD descent, right?” I ask.
“Oh…”

Quick! To the north face of the Petite Verte, to practice skiing some really steep stuff in absolutely horrible snow!

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The Petite Verte, easily accessed from the top of the Grand Montets cable car, is one of the two or three things here in Chamonix that people first have a go at when learning their mountaineering. I’d never been up it; when I was starting out, Dan showed me the ropes over on the Cosmiques Arete. So I was keen when he suggested that we go and have a look with skis, to both get a bit of practice carrying big bags on exciting terrain at the top, and to give Dan a taste for steep…

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