Col de Berard and into Buet

Into the shade

What an adventure! Three of us set off for the Crochues-Berard traverse into Buet. The Foehn wind was blowing and so the Flegere up lift from the valley floor was not running. Hopped a bus from the chalet and got up Le Brevent to ski over to the liaison. Funnily … Read on…

Snow pizza prosecco

A short hike

Having just cleared the drive of the chalet and sat down with a coffee here are a few pictures from the last 3 days. Wall to wall sunshine lead us to La Flegere where after a little exertion from the top of the index lift we got to play with … 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…

Learning to ski again

Alisons Group

The weather is cold and the snow that we have is in good condition. Day one of a ski course with Alison Culshaw at Grands Montets went very well. Breezy has a few things to work on and she is working on me to get her some heated socks for … Read on…

Mixed weather and lots of powder snow in Chamonix

Lilly

February has been lots of weather and lots of powder snow in Chamonix. Thankfully the rain snow limit has been mostly just above the driveway of the chalet so not much snow clearing. When the sun has shone the camera has been out as there has been huge amounts of … Read on…

Great Day on the Crochue Berard ski tour

Crochue Berard ski tour

There must have been a couple of hundred folk skinning up the Col de Crochue. Some with guides and some in groups. The sun shone and the snow was in great condition. Once at the top of the Col there was a mass of people sorting out kit before the … Read on…

March and spring skiing plus touring

Grippy pistes at Grands Montets

Roundup of the last few days. Chamonix has been lucky with snowfall over the last couple of weeks and blessed with sunshine inbetween. Today we are just back from skiing the north facing domain of Grands Montets. The pistes were firm but not icy and the off piste is super … Read on…

Findin’ fresh in Cham and Courmayeur

Ben in Courmayeur

Still fresh tracks to be had. The last couple of days we have been venturing within the lift systems to find the freshies. The pistes everywhere are in fabulous condition and even the home runs at Le Brevent and La Flegere are open. So you can now ski down to … Read on…

Chamonix New Year

Breezy Ruth & Pete at the Chaumiere Courmayeur

NYE at Brevent/Flegere and New Years Day at Courmayeur Glorious sunshine followed us around on both New Years Eve and New Years Day. On 31st we left the chalet at minus 12 degrees and went to the sunny side of Chamonix to scout the pistes of Brevent and Flegere and … Read on…

Kickers Hits Lips Rails & Boxes

Snowpark at Grands Montets Chamonix

Freeride facilities in Chamonix Apart from the acres and acres of off-piste hits and lips in the different ski domains around the Chamonix Valley there are some new developments of the fabricated kind in Chamonix this winter. Construction is underway for a new BoarderCross course at La Flegere.  It will … Read on…