Category - Postcard from Val

Ski Tip’s regular blog including weekly ‘Postcards from Val’, weather updates, and video tips

One of the many stunning  views surrounding Val

January 8, 2020

More of the same!! My previous Postcard said that conditions here were ‘Magnifique’. Well, nothing has changed; the weather and snow...

Best wishes for the New Year

January 1, 2019

Magnifique! What a nice way to start out my 1st postcard of the new year. That’s the French word to describe the ‘magnificent’ snow...

Last day of sunny weather until Sunday

December 10, 2019

l Get out your ‘Moonboots'; 3+ feet of snow on its way! As though there isn’t enough early snow already covering the slopes making for fab...

Making 1st tracks in Knee deep powder

December 3, 2019

A good time to be in Val! Now that opening weekend has passed and all the clever people who turned up to take advantage of the terrific discounts...

New super deluxe hotel 'Les Airelles Val - Mademoiselle'

November 27, 2019

Happy Thanksgiving! Happy Thanksgiving to all my US friends. This is the holiday where we gather with family and good friends to share a day of...

First tracks on Solaise.

November 9, 2011

Winter has arrived! What a November!! After all the tempting snowfalls in Oct and earlier this month when snow turned the upper slopes white only to...

La Daille ready for first tracks

November 5, 2019

SNOW!!!! So the snow gods have finally looked down favorably on the French Alps. Val is now white again! And not just on the glacier but EVERYWHERE...

Pissaillas Oct 7,2019 1st snow

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...

Feb 4, 2019 SolISE VIEWS 2

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...

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