We might be well into May, but the skiing in Chamonix, in the French Alps, is still pretty epic. Here, Black Crows pro athlete Ross Hewitt goes in search of fresh lines off the legendary Aiguille du Midi.
I got back from Norway last night and after listening to the storm on the roof of my house all night it seemed like it could be a Midi day. The usual suspects were there in the morning and following the obligatory late start, we uploaded just as the fog rolled in. We sat around some more and I felt a bit jaded after a week with the Black Crows…then it blew clear and we skied out the tunnel once again and made the big turn left. No coffee needed to wake up today with the straight line entry onto the North Face.