Category Archives: Le Miroir

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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Back into it

Been missing in action on the blog due to holidays, I’m afraid – returned to a manic week of work this week, but holiday news first… We opted for the beach holiday in Moliets near Biarritz for a complete change … Continue reading

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Hiking, biking and building

We set out on Sunday for a hike above Sainte Foy with some of Rob’s (an FMP director) family. The idea was to do a circuit, dropping over into Italy on the way. We parked cars but it started tipping … Continue reading

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New photos of Chalet Pèlerin development

We have updated the gallery showing photos and plans of Chalet Pèlerin – see link (gallery is at bottom of page). This gallery has a full-screen option (click small icon to bottom-right of the gallery) – the most recent shots … Continue reading

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Eco-friendly Geothermic heating – Le Dauphine

We were featured in the eco section of le Dauphine newspaper this month. They had heard about the installation of the geothermic heating in le Miroir and wanted to do an article as it’s such an unusual thing in France. … Continue reading

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planting and powder

I didn’t think the amazing powder we had last week would be topped before the end of the season, but it was. The two best days this season were on Easter Monday and Tuesday. Absolutely brilliant skiing. It’s spring skiing … Continue reading

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Cycling on the sunny side

It’s been warm and sunny for the last week or so and we’ve had the chance to work on the landscaping around le Miroir chalet, good to get a head-start on that. Have also been able to alternate some outings … Continue reading

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Super busy and super cold

We’ve been busy showing our le Miroir chalet clients the progress on their build and going through some of the additions and modifications they want to the original spec. It’s also been great having the chance to take them out … Continue reading

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Off-piste in the couloirs and ski touring

Not much sunshine around this week and not much in the way of fresh snow either. It has warmed up a bit, which means we’ve been able to get back on to the exterior stonework on le Miroir chalet. Enjoyed … Continue reading

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Skiing at 80 (years, not mph)

My Dad and brother are staying with us at the moment and they’ve been out skiing everyday. Dad’s doesn’t just pootle about – he’s still going down pretty much anything he’s pointed at. A pretty good effort for an 80 … Continue reading

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