Thursday, July 31, 2008

Freeride in Cerro Catedral, Bariloche, Argentina

We had 2 wonderful days skiing the Andes of Southamerica,
with Alex from Geneva,
we freeride some chutes and did some ski touring nearbies of Cerro Catedral
Skiing in Outbounds of Cerro Catedral,
Chutes close to Las Nubes lift, early in the morning before get all
trashed!


We skied the chute above Alex, nice 40º or so at the top part!


Boot packing back to Catedral ski resort

Wednesday, July 09, 2008

Skiing Las Lenas, Mendoza, Argentina

Southamerica skiing 08 just begun...
Last week we had a blast in Las Lenas, hit some good powder on south faces
we skied one of the valleys that goes down to DESECHO valley,
more than 4500 ft of downhill skiing...

Mark from Telluride, CO shredding Las Lenas powder in Argentina...

Some of the ski touring acccess needs Andescross 4x4 , here heading up in
the middle of Araucaria forest...

Skiing Torrecillas in Las Lenas, Argentina
Argentina skiing 08 is getting great...
Yesterday we had good snowfall in the Lake District, Bariloche ...


Yosemite vacation - May 2008

Last May- begg of June, in between seasons, waiting for Argentinian Patagonian snow...
we were able to visit Yosemite with my friend-partner Lucas
We had great 5 weeks of climbing in the valley
Here some pics...

At the end of the Zig-Zags on NW regular route of Half Dome...


Yosemite valley from Half Dome