Mid-January 2004. We had 2m of snow in 48 hours. The top of the Brevent seen here had drifts 4-5m deep.
We were allowed up to look, but not to ski, which would have been stupidly dangerous.
One American tourist tried, and died.
Just about all of us love Le Tour. Great fun skiing, and some amazing off-piste The Swiss side of Tour. You can see a pretty big slab avalanche on the top left
Look at all the lovely fresh snow! The two tracks are mine and Rhian's. The back of Tour is always a great place to find fresh powder
Moody light at Le Tour
Mark Tucker, who brought lots of snow with him!
 
 
Flegere, skiing above the clouds (taken just at the top of The Index)
End-of-season lunch break. We are actually still surrounded by snow here! Rhian Tucker and Paul Drew
Team Vallee Blanche: Rachel Clayton, Paul Drew, Niall O'Connor, Tom Howard
 
 

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