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Escapade in a Day update #2 (Pass!)

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Congratulations to Adrian Chaffey who was first to complete the 2012 variance too.

From Adrian
Well, judging by the testosterone in the bar last night there’s a bit of competition around to complete it this year. So massive hangover or not I went out and did it today to finish any more arguments 🙂

My route is just a variation of the route I used in 2012. Total time 7 hours 25 minutes. I reckon on a perfect day you could do it in 7 hours 15 minutes, or 7 hours if you start in Le Praz instead of La Tania. It’s all Blue and Red pistes because I think that’s the responsible thing to do if other people are going to copy it.

Larger image of Adrian’s route here

I blew 10 minutes or so because the Dent de Burgin stopped, the Peclet had a queue outside the door and I took the wrong blue off the top of Plan de l’Eau which meant I had to walk 100m up the piste to the Boulevard de Cumin. Top of VT and Orelle were both in cloud so poor visibility but hey ho, it’s skiing.

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Summary stats: 35 Lifts, 100km skiing, 16,355m vertical.

Confirmation that all 18 points were completed correctly was received from the lift company office today.

3 Valleys Escapade in a Day

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