Friday, 13 April 2012

making the most of little weather windows

Next time we are in Zermatt it will be slightly different from this:

We certainly won't see this because we will be leaving Zermatt at 2100 hours and will be using head torches:

Yesterday, Cat and I pulled on the lycra once again (discretely hidden under the waterproofs) for the one day weather window, which was in reality a morning weather window, and skied Zermatt to Arolla.

Hopefully the visibility will be better than this: 

It's not often that we ski down roped up, but yesterday we definitely did in fear of plopping in a big hole or falling off a serac.  Course has now been well and truly recced.

Our one and only rest: