Croise Baulet ski tour

possy

A great friends Birthday so a small group of us set off ski touring from Combloux up to the Croise Baulet. Combloux is a family resort linked to Megeve and was absolutely packed for the half term. Some of the pistes were brown where the earth was showing through. We … Read on…

Les Contamines Ski Touring

Long shadows

On our day off from serving food at the chalet we set off to meet some friends for a gentle ski tour around Les Contamines. The Half Term week meant that the lift line to get up the hill was substantial but once up the crowds seemed to disperse. We … Read on…

Col de Passon best ski of the season

Powder skiing

Yesterday we had a bin booked for the top of Les Grands Montets so headed up with a crevasse kit each and skitouring stuff. Destination was the Col de Passon and then to ski down the Le Tour glacier into Le Tour village. The ski down to the Argentiere glacier … Read on…

Pow Pow and Pow

Sarah

The last week or so has given us some unstable conditions. By that I mean that we have had weather. Snow, and not all of it above the height of the driveway to the chalet. This have had two consequences:- We have had to clear the drive of snow on … Read on…

Courmayeur v Chamonix

Chris heads for the trees

I still struggle to get my head around the fact that a mere 16km away the general population speak a completely different language, have better and cheaper coffee and can have blue skies when it is dumping with snow in Chamonix. You’re right of course, we are talking about popping … Read on…