Category Archives: Skiing

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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Spring snow still holding out

The run of fantastic weather has continued this week in the Alps, hard to know whether to get the skis or the bike out. I’ve had some great ski touring outings with the snow still holding upĀ - the constant freeze/melt/freeze/melt … Continue reading

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World Schools Ski Champships

Emily had a good time at the World School Ski Championships in Spain, coming 5th in GS and reducing her overall points (which is the aim). Have managed a couple of goes on the bike in warm weather (probably a … Continue reading

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Fantastic Spring Snow

We have had beautiful Spring weather and everyone has been assuming that the snow would turn to slush and disappear, but the skiing conditions have been absolutely unbelievable in the last couple of weeks and still holding out. Some pics … Continue reading

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Powder and Mont Valezan

Fantastic conditions last weekend, skiing powder in Tignes and climbing Mont Valezan (from which Montvalezan village gets its name) to then ski down the North Face. Busy week this week and skiing for the next few days with a regular … Continue reading

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