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First Bike Ride & Ski Touring

Had my first outing on the bike this year last weekend and another ride during the week – very painful getting back in the saddle. Managed to also squeeze in the Tour de Tarentaise with Roz, the manager of Chalet … Continue reading

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Skiing in Tignes and touring around the chalet

The snow is still fantastic and, although I’ve been busy with clients this week, I managed to haul myself out at 6am on Wednesday for a quick tour up the mountain behind our hamlet and skied back to the chalet … Continue reading

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Chalet Pèlerin and Châtel Ski Championships

We have now completed the handover of Chalet Pèlerin and it looks amazing inside and out – the pic below links to a gallery. Another week of all go and have been out for some good skiing with clients staying … Continue reading

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Ski Touring above la Côte d´Aime

Some photos of the ski touring I did last weekend with Rob before I skied down to la Côte d´Aime to meet with a client for a viewing of Chalet Bouvreuil. We’ve had 20cm of snowfall since yesterday, the first … Continue reading

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Enduro-biking holiday in the Atlas Mountains, Morocco

Arrived back from Morocco to find it bucketing down with snow here. We like to see that at this time of year. The enduro-biking trip to Morocco’s Atlas Mountains was fantastic but incredibly hard. I went with a great bunch … Continue reading

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Bookings, sales, snow, YouTube and Morocco

The snow arrived in earnest last weekend – a big dump so we had a lot of white with good powder up on the glacier. It’s getting a bit warmer and wet now, but a good omen for the winter … Continue reading

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Snow and developments in Peisey-Nancroix

After a run of glorious weather the temperature dropped over last weekend and we had snow in our little hamlet. I went out mountain biking in it on Sunday and got totally frozen. A heavy dump of snow is forecast … Continue reading

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Mountain biking with Crested Butte

The owner of Chalet Pèlerin is also developing a ski resort in Crested Butte, Colorado, and we had their head ski guide, and another guy involved in the project, over last week to compare notes. The idea is that eventually … Continue reading

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La Dromoise Cyclosportive – the season finale

The last big race of the season at the weekend should have been the grand finale, but it turned out to be a giant fiasco. It was in Drome, between Grenoble and Gap, about 4-hours drive, so we overnighted in … Continue reading

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Les Bosses du 13 – Cyclosportive in Marseille

On the drive down to Marseille at the weekend we stopped to look at an HGV truck, a potential replacement for our current vehicle, which is on the way out. A real headache this, as it’s a very expensive bit … Continue reading

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