Further to my article in Yodel/blog on off-piste skiing and the continued deaths due to a very unstable snow pack and avalanche deluge in the alps this season, here are some more thoughts on the subject. I learnt to ski in the 1980’s and like lots of people when I first ventured off the pisted Continue reading →
There are so many wonderful things about being in the mountains but let’s be honest, when the slopes are crowded it’s hard not to be frustrated by: People who clatter into lift lines at breakneck pace – literally! Scaring other people or using them as a crash barrier is NOT funny, it’s downright dangerous. If Continue reading →
Joe returned from the BASI Trainers conference as always ebullient with everything that had been discussed, had a weekend of downtime here in Essex and the drove back to Les Gets yesterday. He’s got a few days in Les Gets getting the house organised for winter before flying back to the UK to help me pack up Continue reading →
Just published on our Confirmed Courses page – a list of ski courses already confirmed to run this winters season. All of these ski lesson groups currently have availability.
It is a month until Les Gets closes for this winter season, and yet last week we had powder skiing yet again. Saturday (with Andrea) and Tuesday (with Joe) I enjoyed two of my best powder mornings of the season. And Friday (with Jo H) may not have been powder but the morning conditions were Continue reading →
If you are just arriving in resort don’t let the effects of last week’s rain dampen your spirits. Reports suggest Les Gets switches back to winter mode on Monday!
Joe is back in the saddle today, only 4 hours which is probably a good thing because his boot heaters have finally gone phut and the temperatures have plummeted into double minus figures. So anyone skiing in Les Gets or Morzine this week, I hope you have brought your long johns because we are definitely Continue reading →
Group Lessons are by far the most economical way for most people to learn to ski. Here are some of the pros & cons of group lessons to help you decide if it is the way forward for you: pros: less expensive than private lessons, group ski lessons can represent excellent value for money group Continue reading →
The half term holidays are historically the busiest two weeks of the ski season and all the ski schools are choc-a-bloc, frustrating for anyone who has made a last minute holiday booking! FYI this week we have a couple of spaces available at the end of this week for private lessons on Thursday & Friday Continue reading →
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