Author Archives: Chris

Summer Chalet Building

Some more shots of the progress on the Sainte Foy chalet build without the snow and with flowers and greenery.

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Sainte Foy Chalet Build progressing

Photo of Sainte Foy chalet build from a little while back in the snow. We’re moving ahead with the woodwork and stonework now that the snow has gone, and installing the jacuzzi and air-source heat pumps. Inside, we’ve been working … Continue reading

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Col du Montet, Val d’Isère

Some photos from recent ski touring day with Rob and Lesley on Col du Montet at the back of Val d’Isère. Also some photos of the large chalet we’re building on the edge of Sainte Foy. We got the roof … Continue reading

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Chalet Kanjiroba in La Daille, Val d’Isère

We’ve now finished up on Chalet Kanjiroba, a big renovation project in La Daille. It will be run by chalet operators Le Ski from this season as a catered chalet. The photos below were taken by Vanessa Fry (click on … Continue reading

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Spring Snow and Cycling

Fabulous weather out here and still lots of good skiing to be had in the spring snow. I had a couple of cracking days last week. Good weather for cycling too, so have been trying to get out on the … Continue reading

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British Ski Championships in Tignes

Supporting Sam at the British Championships in Tignes today. He’s started out pretty well but the events have been hampered by horrendous weather – rain and very high winds. Emily won the Under 21s British Downhill event last week in … Continue reading

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Chalet Sales and Snow

Very busy few weeks with offers coming in for both Chalets Soldanelle and Chardonneret, which we have accepted. We’re also full on with new building projects and enquiries for potential work. Got a bit of skiing in today in beautiful … Continue reading

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When the snow is scarce

With skiing a total write-off, I was getting a bit fed up in the lead in to Christmas so decided that if the snow wasn’t going to come to me I would go to it. Got on my motorbike on … Continue reading

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Last Bike Ride and Ski Training

Bike ride last Saturday to Moutiers and back was probably the last one of the season. Kids have been going pretty hard on the ski training and poor Emily broke her nose slalom training – the gates are pretty bendy … Continue reading

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Les Laix and Dutch Ski Training

Both our kids had a week off from studies the week before last for ski training on the Tignes glacier. This week is half term and Sam is off for another week’s training with the Sainte Foy ski team to, … Continue reading

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