The new AT skis and boots are great. Some fresh snow at the top, firm icy sections in the middle and wet snow towards the bottom.
I waited in the line for the Grand Montet lift and chatted with Jean and Stan from Alsace,
The cloud descended as we waited for our ride. Once on the lift, a cheer from everyone packed into the lift went up when we burst through the cloud back into the sunshine! Jean, Stand and their group skied the normal route down. I ducked under the rope and headed for the direct route that other skiers were on.
Great snow and a great view! I dropped over the headwall past a crevasse and got some great powder turns in, Veering left I even got some fresh snow. This is Chamonix skiing at its best.
Then I descended in into the cloud with poor visibility. I teamed up with four Norwegians as we skied down then back onto the Bouchard piste run and below the cloud.
I spent the rest of the day skiing with our Swiss friends who had arrived today and come up to Argentiere for a great afternoon skiing. Needless to say, they were all excellent skiers.
Back in Chamonix we headed out to dinner at La Boccolatte and had a magnificent Raclette. I don't think I have ever eaten so much cheese!
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