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Spring Touring

For most the ski season ends when the last lifts wind down for the season, but for ski tourers the fair weather and low avalanche risk make May a prime month for ski touring. Last weekend Ambush rider Morgan Sauerwald took his new Ego Trip Evolutions for a test run in the Mont Blanc Massif.

Rodo Live in Chamonix

After a disappointing ride in Courmayeur, Cartel rider John Rodosky will be looking for redemption when he rides in Chamonix today. Be sure to tune-in to the Freeride World Tour live, first thing this morning, to watch John's line.
Not convinced by the benefits of owning a splitboard yet? French Ambush rider Nicolas Antony just emailed us with a quick edit of some lines he poached on his Morning Split a week ago in Chamonix. Prepare to be convinced!

Splitboarding Mt. Blanc

Amplid Ambush rider Nico Antony has spent the spring camped-out in Chamonix, enjoying some of the best early summer conditions in recent history. On Saturday Nico finished his Spring freeriding mission by splitboarding his way to the top of Mt Blanc, Europe’s highest peak with an elevation of 4,810m (15,404ft) on his Morning Glory Split [...]

Chamonix Couloirs in May

The general opinion at the end of April was that the 12/13 winter season in Europe was one to remember; not only because of the amount of snow, but also because of how long it stuck around. Little did we know that a week from June, French Ambush riders Nicolas Antony and Morgan Sauerwald would [...]

Spring Lines in Chamonix

For freeriders looking to ride backcountry lines in the Northern Hemisphere in May there are only two options; either head further north into the Arctic circle or climb higher. Mountains don’t get much higher than Chamonix and in particular the Aguille du Midi and its surrounding peaks. French Ambush team rider Nico Antony took the [...]
From 55 degree Chamonix Couloirs to fun lines in the trees, French Ambush rider Nico Antony made the most of France’s epic snowfalls last season. Nico emailed this season edit through to HQ and there’s some great footage in the edit including some smooth POV lines with some hefty drops and pedal to the metal [...]

Chamonix Ice Lab Pt.2

The European Alps has one of the best seasons in recent memory and all our French Ambush riders can think of is riding ice! I think Xavier De Le Rue might have started a bit of a trend amoung his countrymen when he won the trick of the year at this year’s Riders Poll Awards. [...]

Hasta Pronto !!

Hi All, Just a quick post illustrated with a little shot to say you I’m carrying my skis into the closet until Mid June!! You still can see me coaching on the GFS Summer Camps in Tignes this summer !! Now, the next destination will be Peru & Bolivia =) Hasta Pronto !! Mati

Egor Sorokin in Chamonix

Some impressions of Egor’s trip to Chamonix.

Some Glacier Action!!!

Hi everyone, We’re approaching the end of the winter, but so much snow left…. We’ve been in CHX, and here’s the proof, we did it!!