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Wayne and Gill Watson.
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Magnificent!!!

Wow, what a magnificent morning. Thomas, Pietro and I started with the Fontaine Froide onto the Epaule du Charvet, which was very good indeed and a positive test that pointed towards the Tour du Charvet. I had Michiel and his 13-year-old son Gaius, Pietro had Adam G, Barnaby and a new client Nick while Thomas […]

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Ferocious!!!

I’ve never been in such ferocious wind as we experienced this morning. On the summit of Bellevarde we were being pushed about by the gusting wind and ended up sheltering in the exit of the Funival. Eventually I joined up with Gilles from Snow Fun and I went first and he brought up the rear […]

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Thoroughly Enjoyable!!!

I had a thoroughly enjoyable morning skiing with  Michiel and his young children. It was his 11-year-old daughter Salma’s first ever-morning off piste and his sons 13-year-old Gaius and 14-year-old Julius are both pretty new to off-piste as well, and they put in a brilliant performance! We went over the Col Pers and had some […]

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Waiting For Snow!!!

It looks as if we’ll get some snow starting on Wednesday and it could snow off-and-on for the next week but in the meantime we’re making the most of what’s on offer. We’re feeding off leftovers at the moment but when you’re hungry leftovers can taste pretty good and Chris, Pietro and I all headed […]

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What A Result!!!

It was just Thomas and I this morning and Thomas fancied a Terre Rouge (Glacier Suspendu) or a Col des Ves but we decided on Terre Rouge and what a result. It was jolly hot walking up but we found some fantastic ‘leftovers’ and lots of space to make fresh tracks. Fortunately the people who […]

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Quiet Out There!!!

I cut a lonely figure at the Gourmandine this morning as I was the only one on the mountain and being Saturday it was extremely quiet. With options fairly limited I decided to take Connor and his Dad Ian (from Belfast) for a bit of a scenic tour with ambience and we ended up have […]

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Skiers Snow!!!

After a night with 100kph winds on the Fornet Glacier the snow did get worked over in places and the snow was a little tougher than it was yesterday. I took my team up to the Motte to feed off Thomas’ leftovers on Wayne’s Shoulder and we had plenty of room to leave our tracks […]

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Wonderful Slopes!!!

After weathering the storm yesterday (in which everyone seemed to enjoy themselves) we were rewarded with a beautiful sunny day and some great snow. I started off with the Tour du Charvet via TJ’s Shoulder and Simon said it was the best run he’s had in 52-years! I said, “wait until it has 30cm’s of […]

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Flat-light And Wind!!!

After a calm sunny day yesterday we dealt with some fairly extreme conditions today as it was snowing with a vicious wind at altitude. On the ridge leading to the Sachette Couloir it was so windy that it was difficult to walk in a straight line and we could barely see with the wind whipping […]

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Back To The Fornet!!!

After shunning the Fornet for the past week to ten days (and with good reason) I finally returned today and we had an outstanding morning. Five to ten cm’s of fresh snow fell overnight and with the help of the wind there was some lovely snow in the lee and just enough to lay down […]

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