Posts Tagged ‘Tom Coney’


Aiguille du Chardonnet East couloir. © Luca Pandolfi

After our adventure on Mont Blanc du Tacul I was psyched for more big lines but unfortunately conditions were not favorable. Being stuck in the valley was becoming increasingly frustrating, so I headed up with Brendan O’Sullivan and Tom Coney for the smaller but very aesthetic East couloir of the Aiguille du Chardonnet. (more…)

Photo- Luca Pandolfi

Photo- Luca Pandolfi

Yesterday I headed out for my first tour of the year with both my oldest and newest ski partners, Brendan O’Sullivan and Tom Coney. Early in the season often the best steep skiing is to be found on the Southern aspects as the cold snow doesn’t bond well to icy North faces. The Fins had recently skied the Y couloir and reported good conditions, none of us had skied this line before so after a snowfall and a few days to let things settle we caught the first lift up GM with it in our sights. (more…)