We took the cable car up to Aiguille
du Midi which is the highest point in the Alps before you have to summit Mont Blanc.
Out of the 16 awards across various categories, the Aiguille
d'Or is considered the most prestigious.
If you do spot the occasional bunch of skiers, racing down the glacier, these are the very same ones that began their treacherous Vallee Blanche off-piste trail, high up in the Aiguille
d'Argentiere peak, also after a fall.
Two Finnish climbers aged 25 and 40 were killed in the same range last week, falling into a crevasse on the approach to Aiguille
Hyvert was last seen alive on March 1, 1982, when aged 23, he took off on a solitary climb up the western side of the Aiguille
Verte mountain, part of the Mont Blanc massif that straddles the French-Italian border, before bad weather set in in the afternoon.
In 2012, thanks to the lessons learned through these achievements, TAG Heuer won the world's most coveted watchmaking award, the Geneva Watchmaking Grand Prix Aiguille
Le Cristal de Jade is the biggest new development in Chamonix for a number of years and will sit at the foot of the Aiguille
di Midi cable car, which sends skiers to an altitude of 3,842 metres.
MORNING I'd wake up early in Chamonix, France, and get the first lift up to the top of the Aiguille
du Midi for a long day of powder riding.
With Etretat: Sunset, Monet painted a cliff known as the Falaise d'Aval along with the arch Porte d'Aval overlapping a tall, needle-shaped rock spire known as Aiguille
(the Needle) that stands just offshore.
I decided to propose in the Skywalk on top of the mountain Aiguille
In Scotland, there's the wonderful Cape Wrath Classic route, Ardudwy Way in Wales, two Lake District short break trails, as well as the Mont Aiguille
trail in south-eastern France.