We have been told that no first bins were harmed during the making of this, something that we like to here in this town. So if you are sometimes that little bit lazy or just don’t feel like getting up at 6.30 to wait in line outside the base stations. This should reassure you that … Continue reading »
Off piste, on piste – always wear a transceiver. You never know if some fool is going to trigger a slide above you. Ski safe everyone… VIDEO
Another short from Nate and friends, this time getting some fresh lines down the VB.
Lorne Cameron has been testing some of the skis Local Chamonix, a rental shop in Chamonix Sud has on offer for their clients. Today he was out on a pair of the Salomon Rocker2′s. Check out his blog for an in depth review of the ski and the conditions down in Les Houches.
On May 28, 2008, Adam LeWinter and Director Jeff Orlowski filmed a historic breakup at the Ilulissat Glacier in Western Greenland. The calving event lasted for 75 minutes and the glacier retreated a full mile across a calving face three miles wide. The height of the ice is about 3,000 feet, 300-400 feet above water … Continue reading »
The ‘what’s on’ booklet around town has gone all digital on us giving people an up-to-date really easy to use resource to whats on when around town. Nice work guys! Hit it up HERE
Still at home waiting for something higher than Les Houches to open? Well why not check out a Secret Spot, the latest film from Nicolas and Loris Falquet, featuring Candide and Xavier De La Rue. http://www.zapiks.com/a-secret-spot-1.html Lift updates are available here if you don’t already have the page up.
Not the best weather here in Chamonix today, rain and lots of it, with many of the higher lifts closed due to high winds. Conditions in the magic forest up at Grand Montets was said to be like “super heavy sticky cement rather than snow” today, thank you Graham for the report. So we thought … Continue reading »
Cedric Bernardini was on the Italian side of Mont Blanc today, with Tom Grant and Davide Capozzi. For more great shots and a better idea of their route visit Cedric’s site here.
With rain falling in Chamonix last night, most people thought that the best idea today would be to head high! This meant either the Midi or top of Grand Montets. We took our chances with Grand Montets and booked ourselves top tickets for 11.25. We arrived late at GM, but given the time of the … Continue reading »