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Archive for March, 2007

Day 5: The drive back to Geneva

By on March 10, 2007 in France, Switzerland with 0 Comments

Yesterday I had a great day of skiing (read post). Clear blue skies and sunshine, plus good snow condition (high up). Today was the drive-back…. The weather was fantastic when I woke up, and I was very tempted to head back up to the slopes, however, as I had taken my skis back, and I […]

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Day 4: Last day Les Deux Alpes skiing

By on March 9, 2007 in France with 0 Comments
Day 4: Last day Les Deux Alpes skiing

Today was my last day of Les Deux Alpes skiing. Overnight we had received a little snow in the town, but it had melted before I had finished breakfast. I had a bad start to the day. I had got all my ski gear on, was walking down the road, when I looked back and […]

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Day 3: Bad weather and the morning lift Les Deux Alpes, France

By on March 8, 2007 in France
Day 3: Bad weather and the morning lift Les Deux Alpes, France

Day three of the trip, day two of skiing. In the morning the weather appeared to be OK in the town, but when I got up the mountain (after what now appears to be the usual wait for the first lift of the day) it was awful. Foggy and a howling gale with driving snow. […]

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Day 2: Les Deux Alpes, France – skiing Les Deux Alpes

By on March 7, 2007 in France
Day 2: Les Deux Alpes, France – skiing Les Deux Alpes

So, skiing Les Deux Alpes. Last night I arrived in town and looking around I was concerned by the lack of snow, in the morning, when I awoke and looked out of the window, I was surprised how little snow there was in the town and how much snow could be seen on the mountain, […]

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Day 1: UK to Geneva and then on to Les Deux Alpes, France

By on March 6, 2007 in France, Switzerland, UK with 0 Comments

So far so good, all went very well. The trip went well; the flight was only delayed for 40 minutes, car hire worked a treat (20 mins to pick it up and get on the road). The drive to Les Deux Alpes was uneventful. I asked the GPS unit for the quickest route and let it […]

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Day 2: Skiing Corvara, Italy – a great day of skiing in perfect conditions

By on March 4, 2007 in Italy with 0 Comments
Day 2: Skiing Corvara, Italy – a great day of skiing in perfect conditions

Wow!  What a great day skiing Corvara, and what a fantastic ski area.  So much to do.  So many runs. Corvara (Italy) – which is in the Alta Badi region of northern Italy and part of the Dolomiti Superski, is a fantastic ski area. The day started (and ended) with beautiful clear blue skies and […]

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