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6th April 2017 | Posted by: Rich Evans

Try Something Different Next Time You Are On Holiday

It's easy to stick with the same old skiing or snowboarding when you are on a weeks holiday but there are so many other things to do in a ski resort and even half a day trying something else out can be great fun and help in your own sport. We gave cross country skiing a go back in February and...

We thought we'd give cross country skiing a go....

14th March 2017 | Posted by: Rich Evans

WHAT A POWDER DAY THAT WAS!

Wow that was some powder day!  It started with a load of snow the day before.  So much so it actually brought some trees down which cut some power cables and a lot of the lifts couldn't open. It meant we were stuck in Les Carroz and couldnt get out! Fortunately there is a lot of fun...

The day the lifts all shut & we had to ski the powder! 7th March 2017

6th March 2017 | Posted by: Rich Evans

SPRINGING INTO WINTER!

Well 2016-17 has been a difficult season definitely not the best but winter arrived on 1st March with a load of snow so we went and played in it!  We're feeling good! 

Springing into Winter - powder & tree skiing in Le Grand Massif on 1st March

26th February 2017 | Posted by: Rich Evans

It snowed! We skied & boarded.  It was fun!

What a day!  Don't let anyone tell you you can't have good days in a bad season!  A week into February and it snowed a lot - we thought it would be rude not to get out and enjoy it! 

Not Everyone Can Be As Cool As Us - 8th February

16th February 2017 | Posted by: Rich Evans

AND THEN THE SUN CAME OUT…

WOW!  Having had some great skiing in the trees and lower down in the last few days the sun came out!  What a day!

and then the sun came out.... - 9th February 2017

15th February 2017 | Posted by: Rich Evans

Just a Short Walk to Some Amazing Snow!

If you know where to go you can get some amazing runs with limited hiking.  Rich went with a couple of freinds to ski the Arbaron in Le Grand Massif - you need to be very careful if you are skiing off piste and take great care, be well prepared and kitted up with the right equipment.  If...

Blue Monday - Powder Day in Le Grand Massif January 2017.

7th February 2017 | Posted by: Rich Evans

Remember Blue Monday in January?  We went and played in the powder instead!

Remember Blue Monday back in January when we were meant to be depressed and down and well life was all too much? We did as fortunately it snowed so we went out and had fun instead! 

An Arbaron Adventure - February 2017

4th February 2017 | Posted by: Rich Evans

WINTER IS HERE!

Winter seems to have arrived at last!  Rich is in the Alps and can report that snow is falling and the wind is blowing!  Check out all the latest deals and availabiltiy by cleicking here.

Rich Reports from a very wintery Alps on 4th February.

Val D'Isere
30th January 2017 | Posted by: Rich Evans

TIGNES & VAL D’ISERE LIFT PASSES - THE 2017 ULTIMATE GUIDE

This is a guest blog by Becky from Ski Bonjour who run chalets in Tignes - check out their chalets by clicking here.   The Tignes & Val d’Isère lift passes are covered under the vast Espace Killy ski region which stretches from Tignes...

22nd January 2017 | Posted by: Rich Evans

FOOD & DRINK IN THE PRYENEES

This is a guest blog by Amber W. I've been visiting France for many years and have always been surprised by the cuisine. I understand France has numerous world famous restaurants and chefs, it is known as a country of high quality dining and I've therefore been disappointed at the lack of...