Mini New Year Break in Chamonix

Saturday, 2nd January 2016 by
After the new year eve's light snow we enjoyed a day skiing at Grand Montets with slightly improved snow cover - still only a few runs open nd nothing down to valley level thoughThe snow conditions were looking very poor in Chamonix with the endless sunshine in the Alps. The Atlantic frontal systems that should have been delivering frequent snow storms were being concentrated in to torrential rain over the north west of England. However, it still seemed like a better option than watching that endless rain in […]

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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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New Year in Germany

Sunday, 5th January 2014 by
!!! Happy 2014 !!!We left Chamonix on Monday evening and headed over to Germany, via Switzerland, to visit our friends in the very small village of Todtmoos-Au in the Black Forest.

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A busy Christmas and New Year…

Tuesday, 1st January 2013 by
The whole family.… with a very quiet bit in the middle. This year we had the whole family around.

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New Year in the Black Forest

Monday, 11th January 2010 by
Happy 2010 from the Black Forest to all of you! With 15 people we occupied Mathias’ dads birth place in the middle of the southern black forest. No cell phone reception – relaxing times guaranteed! It was great to have lot’s of our friends arround and even the table seemed to miraciously getting longer and […]

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Chamonix New Year

Friday, 1st January 2010 by
Fancy celebrating New Year by eating some fire anyone?It seemed strange to leave England's fantastic snowy weather and arrive in France for a week's skiing only to find it raining! But of course up higher it was snowing...

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Some Moody Lakeland New Year Shots

Saturday, 3rd January 2009 by
Icy around Blea TarnCould never hope to match Ian's wonderful moody lakeland shots but this is my best try...

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Meall nan Tarmachan

Saturday, 3rd January 2009 by
heading-home1 New Year's Day on the Tarmachan Ridge....

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