Ice conditions

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24/01/2021

Hello everybody, we are not updating our site as you know it's difficult to reach our icefalls due to the covid emergency. This winter another temporary ice climbing ban has been enacted in Valnontey (Cogne, Italy) to protect nesting bearded vulture. For more details:...

Guide feedback 19/02/2020 – Enrico Bonino Alpine Mountain Guide

Guide feedback 19/02/2020 – Enrico Bonino Alpine Mountain Guide

Still good conditions on the shady side of the Valnontey and Valeille. After the last snowfall from 2 days ago nothing has massively changed. About 15 cm of snow had fallen with some wind blowing most of it away. The very sunny day we had yesterday packed most of the...

Guide feedback 19/02/2020 – Enrico Bonino Alpine Mountain Guide

Guide feedback 19/02/2020 – Enrico Bonino Alpine Mountain Guide

Quick run on Tutto è Relativo this morning. Temperature +3 at 8 o'clock at the parking in Lillaz. The waterfall is still in decent conditions, quickly deteriorating. First pitch is dripping quite a bit of water on the upper part; the pillar has a big solid cone base...

Guide feedback 19/02/2020 – Enrico Bonino Alpine Mountain Guide

Guide feedback 13/02/2020 – Enrico Bonino Alpine Mountain Guide

Weather keeps behaving as crazy as possible alternating low and high temperatures with strong winds and sunshine. Not really the best for ice falls but we still have decent conditions at the moment in both Valeille and Valnontey. LauBij: decent conditions yesterday on...