Summer in Les Contamines … week 1

Friday, 22nd August 2014 by
On the way to the col de la FenêtreThe first week of our holiday in Les Contamines

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Via Ferrata in the Vanoise

Thursday, 31st July 2014 by
Rachel hanging aroundVia Ferrata in the Vanoise

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Rachel under the falls in Cirque du Grand Marchet.A seven day tour of the Vanoise glaciers. Views, widlife and food! What more could we want?

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A cheeky little break in Chamonix

Monday, 14th July 2014 by
Pete balancing on the tiny (but getting bigger) cram on placements.We grabbed a cheeky few days in Chamonix hoping for some great climbing adventures, but the weather was against us and it was very cold.

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Laetitia at the start of the Arete.  Look, no crowds.Monday was amazing as well. More wall to wall sunshine, so this time we did jump on the lift up to the Aiguille du Midi (not the first lift I hasten to add).

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Pete feels Queazy…

Saturday, 3rd May 2014 by
Pete doesn't know which way is up, down, left, and right on the BochardWe’re taking advantage of the Bank Holiday weekend and spending a few days in Chamonix. The plan is to climb, but the forecast for today wasn’t looking too good until late afternoon so we decided to enjoy the last of the snow at Grand Montets.

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James & Oliver go skiing … again!

Wednesday, 19th February 2014 by
GulliverWe left the rain in England to find Chamonix all covered in snow. All the flights were delayed so we didn’t get to Uncle Pete and Aunty Tish’s apartment until 2am! The next morning it was really cloudy so we went to Planards and skied down the blue slope a few times to get used […]

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Mini Ski Tour to Trient

Sunday, 9th February 2014 by
Pete and Rebecca enjoying a coke at Trient waiting for the bus back to VallorcineOur last day of skiing before returning home to flooded and wind swept Blighty was a fun mini ski tour from the top of the lift system at Le Tour down to Trient….

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