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6th March 2017 | Posted by: Rich Evans


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

2nd December 2016 | Posted by: James.Gambrill

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2nd March 2016 | Posted by: Rich Evans

Why Ski At Easter?

Thirty years ago, going on a family ski holiday was considered a real luxury, or at least only reserved for those who are in the upper reaches of the middle classes. Now, in the wake of budget airlines, better transport facilities and more affordable accommodation, the ski holiday has become a lot...

30th April 2013 | Posted by: Rich Evans

The Ski Season That Doesn’t Want To End!

  Wow what a season that was!  Well when I say was perhaps I should be saying is, as it isn’t really over if you look at the snow that is still around! Ok it is over in terms of the majority of the resorts now being closed but there is still a load of snow and if you are into...

Spring Skiing in Le Grand Massif - off piste skiing
3rd April 2013 | Posted by: Rich Evans

It Always Snows in April!

Just a few weeks ago we wrote a blog about when is too late too late to ski and once again the snow gods delivered at the end of March and beginning of April! Spring is always a great time to ski – we love the quiet slopes, spring snow, long lunches on the terrace topping up the tan,...

Spring Skiing in Le Grand Massif - March 2013

Snowy Trees in Spring skiing conditions
1st March 2013 | Posted by: Rich Evans

When is too late too late to take a ski holiday?

‘Isn’t that too late?’ I am often asked when I suggest looking at a March or April ski holiday. For some reason most people seem to think that the ski season finishes at the end of March and that is it for another winter. And some people seem to think that all the snow melts...

30th April 2012 | Posted by: Rich Evans

END OF SEASON REVIEW - 30 April 2012

So most resorts are now closed for the winter and nearly all still have snow - what a season it has been!! Arguably the best in living memory! How was this possible when the press who always love a negative story were writing doom and gloom stories about no snow at the beginning of December?...

29th March 2012 | Posted by: Rich Evans


Destination Italy – we packed up the car and left France for a three day break in Champoluc part of the Monterosa ski area in Italy. I had skied there several years before for just a weekend and have been keen to get back ever since.  Now was an opportunity to return with a couple of...

21st March 2012 | Posted by: Rich Evans

SPRING SKIING -19th – 20th MARCH 2012

I love spring skiing - the days are longer and tend to be warmer, the base of snow is down, you usually get great snow that can sometimes be a bit hard in the morning so you can take a little longer over your morning coffee and then a bit soft in the late afternoon so you have the ideal excuse to...

Powder Skiing in Les Carroz & Samoens. Le Grand Massif - 20th March 2012