Category - Postcard from Val

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

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...

Jan 18, 2019 Andreas Bj.

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...

View out of new 'Cheese room' at Fruitiere restaurant

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...

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