Author - marty

March 10,2017

Hot, Hot. Hot Summer has arrived in Val. Temperatures have hit +12°C (54°F) on the slopes yesterday and today was slightly less hot. I love that the heat has melted the...

March 7, 2017

My friend the YSE photographer ventured out into the blizzard to take this photo of the old village of Val which is just behind the church. If you come to Val you should...

March 5, 2017

More snow!! The storm that raged yesterday morning calmed in the afternoon and ski lifts were able to reopen. The visibility was horrid but the snow was excellent. 20...

March 3, 2017

Weather update: Well the ‘ides of March’ are definitely upon us. The weather has been all over the place. Above are 2 photos, the upper one was taken by the...

March 1, 2017

We got the snow we were promised! We woke up to 20cm (8in) in town and 45cm (18in) on the upper slopes with up to a metre (3 1/3) feet piled up in places by the high...

Postcard from Val – Feb 26

Andreas Bjorklund from Alpine Experience did it again! Though only a few cm of snow fell on Friday he managed to find some gullies where the snow piled up and led his...

Postcard from Val – Feb 24

Weather musings: Ah, the vagaries of mountain weather, I love it. Yesterday the temperature on my balcony was 20°C and today it is 0°C (68°F – 32°F)! And, from blazing...

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