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Canigou baby, yeah!

August 2, 2010 7:50 pm

When I left Estany Bleu, my home on Friday night, I climbed back onto the ridge I’d been following from the top of the VallĂ©e d’Eyne, and carried on heading east. The guidebook suggested dropping down to Refuge Ull de Terr but I’d been advised to stick to the ridge, so I bagged a few… Read more

Goodbye waymarks…hello HRP

July 7, 2010 7:41 pm

One of the most impressive things we’ve seen so far is the destruction caused by avalanches. Every now and again we’ve been walking along the side of a hill and have come to a stripe down the mountain where all the trees are broken off at the stumps, while down at the bottom of the… Read more

Decision Day Looms

July 5, 2010 5:32 pm

In the next 36 hours, Klaas and I need decide whether we’re going to tackle the toughest 3 days of the HRP or take a diversion onto the GR11, on the grounds that the current snow levels make the HRP too dangerous. I mentioned yesterday that I was trying to convince Klaas to join me… Read more