Alps France
spring 2006

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looking over Argentiere glacier from near top of Grands Montets lift, with the snow of the Col d'Argentiere pass just starting to catch morning sun in upper left 

skiers ahead of us climbing toward the snowy Col d'Argentiere pass in upper center, with the rocky peak of Aiguille du Tour Noir above left

Sharon climbing up the Glacier du Tour Noir, with north face of Les Courtes beyond

Sharon getting blasted by cold wind at the top at Col d'Argentiere
-- standing on the Switzerland - France border with the Grand Combin beyond

looking down north from the Col d'Argentiere into Switzerland

Sharon skiing down the Glacier du Tour Noir toward Argentiere glacier, with the north faces of Les Droites + Aiguille Verte beyond, and the sunny slope of Grands Montets where we started

skiing down on the big gentle upper Argentiere glacier

passing by the crevasses at the foot of the Amethyst glacier

Sharon following other skiers down the Argentiere glacier

made it all the way on skis back down to the bottom of the Grands Montets lifts at Argentiere

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