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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

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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Col de Bellatsa, 3054 m

Start from Prarayer hut, pretty comfortable. This is a quiet valley. North wind and still powder snow in the bottom....

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Deep powder

Morning at Envers for the team, pics, before a second run at Glacier des Rognons in Argentieres, 2nd run...

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Couloir

Very peaceful place for that steep run, notice the virgin snow fields on the way up. Powder on north sides, transformed snow on the south....

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Glacier skills

Karina and André practised some snowy glacier evolution with the rope, some steep hard ice and checked the hoist for rescuing someone. Pics...

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Argentieres ice

Theses routes are close to a ski piste, including the resorts protection against avalanches. The approach took John, new to ice climbing, half an hour. It remains for the climbers to clean the thick layer of fresh snow before swinging the ice axes....

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January, great ski

The low wind today allowed a ride on one of these high glaciers. Check our Pics. Descent to Chamonix with skis...

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Flegere off-piste

A beautiful layer of cold powder snow today in the southern heights of Chamonix. There you can ski with the famous Aiguille Verte, Les Drus, Grandes Jorasses, Dent du Geant as the landscape....

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