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François PEYRON

François first became fascinated by mountains on seeing La Meije as a child. He went on to follow his dream of climbing, skiing, living and working in the mountains by qualifying as an IFMGA mountain guide, and he has been guiding in the Alps for more than 15 years. François is passionate about sharing his knowledge and enthusiasm for mountain sports with other people.

Chamonix Mountain Guide

Mont Blanc traverse

When the days get long, the cable car allows an early start for that snow route of moderate grade, offering unusual views on the glaciers, ridges and faraway landscapes. A good fitness is required....

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Pointe Blanche

Between Bornes and Aravis ranges, "L'échelle de Jacob" is an 8 pitches technical route, followed by a short walk to the top and also a walking descent....

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Multi-pitch route

A moderate grades varied climbing on limestone with slabs, vertical passages even some small overhang....

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Bionnassay ridge

A nice 2 days ascent for Angus on this 4052 m needle, offering different aspects of mountaineering : an approach to the Durier hut, middle then high altitude, snow, scrambling and climbed pitches on rocks, even a few meters of ice near the top....

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First 3000

Angus found a lot of snow above 2800, on the way to a point 3718 m in Bernin Oberland....

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Tour Ronde Traverse

Up through the Gervasutti couloir on the west side of the mountain, down through the winter normal route. Frozen snow in the morning....

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Glacier des Grands

Traverse from Argentières to Trient, via the Col du Passon, the Col Sup. du Tour and the altitude 3420 m on top of the final run. Enjoyable deep powder to ski on the north slopes, snow almost down to the village. Pics...

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Grands Montets powder

Liza and her team were at a good Chamonix place : the higher you were going, the more sunny and the deeper the snow were....

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Vallée Blanche

One of the last days with high pressure for Barbara and her family. A little north east wind still keeps the snow hard on the heights, although we feel the spring temperatures in Chamonix in the afternoon....

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Marbrees needles traverse

In spring do what you want : climb at high altitude, ski, or climb on rock... This summit is 3535m high, we climbed up a snow couloir, continued on a ridge, went down on an other snowy and rocky ridge....

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Courmayeur snowboard ski

Julia and Marco used some of the high lifts included in Chamonix pass (2755 m and 3400 m, glacier) for runs oriented North. Fresh and packed snow....

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