finally everyone arrived alright in chamonix – the 8 usual suspects, minus one – florian has engagements with his mountain guide schoold this week which prevents him from joining us, so we have a new addition to the team. charles “charlie” jefferson from the uk and a lucky winner from a store competition in france, nicolas wioland for a couple of days. they both get to join us kitted out with all the gear needed.
the weather forecast was showing rain for monday, so upon arrival yesterday we quickly set up the camp and sorted out the kit before dinner. the plan was to go over to the italian side of mt. blanc as with bad weather in chamonix, it’s quite often the case that there is completely different on the other side. and sure enough, waking up from the noise of the rain pattering on the tent this morning we’ll now get some warm breakfast, pack up and head over to italy!