Seeking out the soft snow

Rustic barn

Les Contamines also has amazing pistes and the touring is good too over the Col de Fenetre and the Col de Cicle. The Roman Road back to the Gorge is getting really icy and there are a few rocks so take crampons just in case. 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 but never been before. 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…