Monthly Archives: April 2011

Spring snow in Val d’Isère

The valley is in full bloom now and the temperature is on the rise again after the brief dip. There is still some great skiing on the spring snow and it’s been pretty busy up in Val d’Isère. I’ve had … Continue reading

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Hopping over streams

Despite the balmy temperatures and the retreating snow I’ve had some brilliant off-piste skiing in the last few days. It’s been freezing just about enough at night to keep it going. On a cautionary note, routes have had to be … Continue reading

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A month ahead

It’s a baking 26 degrees as I sit on the balcony writing this. Feels like summer and the flowers that are coming out now are about a month ahead of normal. The snow is retreating, but they have really looked … Continue reading

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