Author - marty

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...

Postcard from Val – Feb 14

No doubt many of you heard about the tragic avalanche in Tignes yesterday that took the lives of 3 members of a family and a Tignes ski instructor. We all send our...

Postcard from Val – Feb 12

Those who skied yesterday will long remember it as it was a perfect ski day – cloudless blue sky, packed powder runs, very comfortable temperatures, no wind and almost...

Postcard from Val – Feb 9

How nice to report that there was good visibility this morning in spite of the forecast of cloudy weather. It does make a change to be able to see where you are skiing...

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