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March 30, 2008, Les Courtes, Argentiere Glacier
« on: 03/31/08, 03:33 AM »

We skied the ultra classic 1000+ m NE Face of Les Courtes with consolidated powder.  Views nonpareil.
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Re: March 30, 2008, Les Courtes, Argentiere Glacier
« Reply #1 on: 03/31/08, 12:13 PM »

Oh, wow! One photo that sticks in my head of all the routes over there is that one. Sweet. Nice to see you are killing it on the other side of the pond. Wish I were there with ya. Maybe next time.
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Re: March 30, 2008, Les Courtes, Argentiere Glacier
« Reply #2 on: 04/01/08, 10:25 AM »

Super classique, bien sur! Will look for your tracks on Friday, visibility permitting.
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Re: March 30, 2008, Les Courtes, Argentiere Glacier
« Reply #3 on: 04/01/08, 10:31 AM »

WAY TO GO!  How about some more pictures and stories!!!!!!!!!!
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Re: March 30, 2008, Les Courtes, Argentiere Glacier
« Reply #4 on: 04/01/08, 11:08 AM »

Just curious, are most of the lifts shut down especially the "tele-freek" up on  Grand Motet?  When I was there in the earlier year of '87 most everybody left 'Cham' after Easter and so the uphill transport was quite limited...Same or Different?
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Re: March 30, 2008, Les Courtes, Argentiere Glacier
« Reply #5 on: 04/01/08, 11:40 AM »

WOW! 1000m?!
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Re: March 30, 2008, Les Courtes, Argentiere Glacier
« Reply #6 on: 04/02/08, 12:20 PM »

Whoa, that looks like a beauty.  I look forward to more pics!
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Re: March 30, 2008, Les Courtes, Argentiere Glacier
« Reply #7 on: 04/02/08, 12:47 PM »

Actually, 1300 m.

Argentičre is a ghost town now but les télés sont ouverts.

It snowed and blowed since then so you probably won't see our tracks.
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Re: March 30, 2008, Les Courtes, Argentiere Glacier
« Reply #8 on: 04/02/08, 05:22 PM »

Merci bien!!!!  VERY COOL!!!!!!!!
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Re: March 30, 2008, Les Courtes, Argentiere Glacie
« Reply #9 on: 04/02/08, 08:36 PM »

Very high quality, high resolution write-up available here. Many very large photos.

http://www.tetongravity.com/forums/showthread.php?t=118780
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Re: March 30, 2008, Les Courtes, Argentiere Glacie
« Reply #10 on: 04/02/08, 09:44 PM »

That's a link to some sick photos. Excellent work fellas...
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Re: March 30, 2008, Les Courtes, Argentiere Glacier
« Reply #11 on: 04/02/08, 10:23 PM »

Very nice...wow! 1300m!
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Re: March 30, 2008, Les Courtes, Argentiere Glacie
« Reply #12 on: 04/03/08, 02:37 PM »

Super nice. I wish I still lived in the Alps :-)
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Re: March 30, 2008, Les Courtes, Argentiere Glacier
« Reply #13 on: 04/04/08, 10:40 AM »

Glad your getting your stoke on over there, man.
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Re: March 30, 2008, Les Courtes, Argentiere Glacie
« Reply #14 on: 04/22/08, 11:34 AM »

For those interested in more Alps action
Argentiere here
Grenoble & La Grave here
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