We set out to Italy to do some high altitude training as a team in preparation for our final race of the season the most famous high altitude ski mountaineering race, the Trofeo Mezzalama http://www.trofeomezzalama.org/ We also practiced skiiing roped up as a team; for this race we are obligated to ski up and down with a rope.
Our team: Nina, Lyndsay and Cecile
Our refuge at 3600 meters. Great food and good company- Good hospitality from our friends Walter and Tara.
Heading up towards the Breithorn Peak on a beautiful day.
Plateau de Breithorn
Looking out towards Castor Peak and Mezzalama course.
The course is April 19th with a weather date of the following sunday. We will cross our fingers that the weather stays good.