A quick Chamonix Skiing trip…

Tuesday, 17th February 2015 by
Nick bought us all a yummy raspberry tart to enjoy before we headed off for the UK, leaving Saskia and Nick to continue enjoying the sunshine in Chamonix...Who said you can’t get cheap flights anymore? We just grabbed great value flights to Geneva for a four day ski trip to Chamonix, despite it being half-term. OK, so the times were very unsociable (7AM leaving Liverpool and 11PM returning) but that just meant we could also ski on our flight days! After our […]

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Cham New Year 14/15 Skiing

Thursday, 8th January 2015 by
Laetitia executing a jump at Les ContaminesWe’re just back from a little over two weeks of skiing in Chamonix. Well, I say two weeks of skiing, but in fact the first week was a bit short on the skiing as there was no (very little) snow. We did manage a few days, but in the end we decided the lift pass […]

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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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A Vallée Blanche Burfday Pressie

Friday, 7th February 2014 by
The Vallée Blanche team (Laetitia, Pete, Richard, Jon, Rebecca, and Mathias) at the buvette near the end of the Mer de GlaceThis morning it is snowing so hard it’s like the sky is falling in! Hard to believe that yesterday was clear and sunny. But it was. Perfect for a well timed Burfday descent of the Vallée Blanche…

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Grands Montets Powder

Wednesday, 5th February 2014 by
Laetitia off-piste at Grands MontetsIt’s become a bit of a tradition to take the first week of February as a skiing trip; it offers two fantastic things, usually some of the best snow conditions, and the week incorporates my birthday. Why not? I pay pay for the queen to have a holiday on her birthday every year, why shouldn’t […]

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