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Ski touring overnight to the Brunet Hut

Last weekend the Alpine Club thrilled to the first-ever LAS ski touring adventure. We left in a storm, reaching the hut with the wind howling and fresh snow falling. The next morning dawned bright and clear and struck up the day’s tour as the sun first hit Cabane Marcel Brunet. The photos speak for themselves […]

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Bouldering in Solalex, Then and Now

The LAS Alpine Club recently took students “bouldering” in the nearby valley of Solalex. The trip was especially memorable for LAS Alpine Institute director John Harlin because they climbed the same boulder that he’d climbed 52 years earlier, in 1964. See these photos separated by half a century. John (then “Johnny”) was leading his sister […]

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International Award Adventurous Journeys a Grand Success Last Weekend

Last weekend a record number of LAS students went hiking and camping in pursuit of their International Awards. Twenty-two students hoisted backpacks full of sleeping bags, tents, stoves, and tents before hiking several kilometers to the Friday night campsite near Pierre de Möellé, located between Tour de Famelon and Mont d’Or, two of our prized […]

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