Mad March Gang Week

Coffee stop at Le Brevent

The time comes each year when the Mad March Gang show up.  There is a lot of skiing and a lot of food, almost invariably washed down with a lot of liquid refreshment. This year was no exception. Skied a different domain each day from Les Contamines to Courmayeur and … 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…

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…

Col des Chasseurs ski tour Les Contamines

Col des Chasseurs

Day off at the chalet so teamed up with David and Asa who run a chalet at the top of the road to go ski touring. Destination – Les Contamines and Col des Chasseurs. We have toured over the Col de la many times and looked up to the Chasseurs … Read on…

March and spring skiing has just arrived

Roast Chicken & Prosecco

Just had an amazing ski week with repeat clients who have been coming out year on year since the doors opened 16 years ago. You could be deceived that the week was all about the food from the pictures but we had a great ski as well. A powder day … Read on…

Ski Touring Les Contamines

Touring up

The sun shone so we headed out of the valley with ski touring kit. Les Contamines was the destination as it is covered on our MBU Ski Pass this winter. Headed off the top ridge with friends over to the barrage and down into the ski domain again. Long ascent, … Read on…

On and off piste at Les Contamines

Kate

A Grand Day out A friend’s Birthday was a great excuse to get out of the Chamonix Valley and explore Les Contamines. Eleven of us warmed up on the pistes before heading off to play with the soft stuff off piste.  Bruce and Kate managed to find some great snow … Read on…