Author - marty

Oct 14, 2019

It’s always exciting to see the first snow falling and sticking to the slopes. The above photo was taken 7 October and was very encouraging. It looked like winter...

March 27, 2017

A winter wonderland From summer to winter in one day! After almost 2 weeks of summer type weather, 70 cm (approx. 2 ½ feet ) of snow fell overnight on the Fornet glacier...

February 5, 2019

Solaise ski area in perfect condition. Packed powder pistes and excellent powder between the pistes February 5, 2019 Fab powder, possibly the best powder day of the...

January 26, 2019

January 26, 2019 Time to ‘Ski Tour’ There’s not much ‘side piste’ powder left and almost all the standard ‘off-piste...

January 21, 2019

January 21, 2019 Simply marvelous I suppose it is possible to be better than it is here now but conditions are simply marvelous as just about every ski run is open and...

JANUARY 17, 2019

January 17, 2019 Brrrrr…… Yes it has been ‘Brrrrr’….. cold. It was -25°C (-13° F) last week up high and those super cold temperatures...

January 9, 2019

January 9, 2019 Mellow! After a very hectic Christmas/New Years period Val has become wonderfully mellow as the families have left to return their children back to...

Oct 9, 2018

Oct 9, 2018 The skilift ‘3000’ will be up and running again this winter! Happily for those living in Val but sadly for the skiers who plan to visit Val in...

October 4, 2018

Here is the first posting of the coming ski season 2018/2019. I’ll be posting more as the season approaches to keep everyone informed about what’s happening...

February 3, 2018

This has been a very good week to ski during the day and then enjoy wonderful classical music at the church in the early evening. This was the first of 2 classical...

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