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Spring Newsletter

In this issue: Spring adventures in Chamonix, A visit from the American President, 24 hr Haute Route and more...

Adam Kelly Snowboards off Mont Blanc!

Dispite the heavy snowfall Adam Kelly and Guide Mat Farmer had amazing conditions on Mont Blanc and even managed to ski from the summit...follow the link below for Adam's full and entertaining account of his experience:

Adam Kelly's Mont Blanc Adventure

The end of season has seen huge snowstorms throughout the Alps!

Our last Haute Route group of the season found themselves snowed in at the Dix Refuge for 2 days, 1 metre of snow meant all touring came to a standstill.

Guide Jeff Banks also got snowed in over in the Berneses Oberland, where an avalanche swept away the huts terrace railings and cut off the food store from the main hut! A few hours of shovelling sorted out the problem but conditions where so unstable the group were forced to stay on for extra nights.

New Mt Blanc Price

In tune with the current economic environment we have just reduced the price of our 6 day Mt. Blanc course to a bargin 1200€, Book now!

Summer Dates

We have a wide range of great training courses lined up for this summer. Check out the summer tab on our website for more details and also have a look at this year annual Mountaineering Irealnd meet:

Mountaineering Ireland
This year's meet will be held in a new alpine area yet to be decided

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