Ski Tour from the Aig du Midi for coffee in Italy

Crevasse

5 of us set off from the Aiguille du Midi down the ridge and on to the “tourist route” Valle Blanche.  We managed to walk straight on to the lift and the ridge was not busy. There were a few guided groups heading off which we managed to pass on … Read on…

A picture is worth a thousand words

Bochard

February has been busy with family groups in the chalet. All keen skiers they have been out the door early and back late to make the most of the snow. The snow has kept really well and recently we have seen fresh arriving which is great for both the piste … 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…

Seeking out the soft snow

Rustic barn

It has been a while since our last dump of the white fluffy stuff but there are still odd spots of fresh in which to lay some tracks. We have taken advantage of the sunny weather and the quiet slopes to venture out of the valley and explore different areas. … Read on…

Festive round up

Brigitte & Lisa

The whole Christmas and New Year thing has been a little mad this year with people arriving and leaving all over the place due to the dates falling over the weekends. Although the skiing and boarding has been limited in terms of the slopes that are open, generally the snow … Read on…

Fabulous ski course with Alison Culshaw

Start of the day Courmayeur

That’s the end of the course with Alison and all her clients thoroughly enjoyed it and learnt loads. The course was mainly based at Les Grands Montets in Chamonix for the mornings but today the group went through to Courmayeur for a whole day of tuition. As you know Breezy … Read on…