Monthly Archives: January 2013

All the lifts at Brevent

Today was forecast to be gloomy with snow later and, as I write this, it has arrived, falling quietly and steadily outside. However, the last two days have been sunny just about all day with excellent skiing conditions. We have … Continue reading

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All the lifts in Domaine de Balme (in an afternoon)

We thought this week would be quieter and decided yesterday to take a visit to Vallorcine to ski, travelling by train. Due to track improvements we could only go as far as Chamonix by train. The rest of the journey … Continue reading

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All the ski lifts in Les Houches

It has been really crowded in the Chamonix valley over the New Year; the local paper has apparently declared it a new record for visitor numbers. I am not really surprised. I can’t recall it being busier. Yesterday was a … Continue reading

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New Year New Challenge

I have always felt that winter is less gloomy out here in Chamonix and part of that is due to longer spells of sunshine. But, I have also discovered, we get longer days here than back home on Gower. At … Continue reading

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