Category - Postcard from Val

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

Late April powder skiing in Val

May 1, 2017

Postcard from Val Great end to season May 1st seemed more like January 1st. It snowed overnight and most of the day depositing snow in town and over...

2 1/2 feet of snow fell overnight

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...

Early morning fab off-piste 'spring snow' skiing

March 16, 2017

The heat wave returned After one day of normal March temperatures the heat wave returned and this week has been more like late April skiing. I’ve...

The majestic Mont Blanc mountain range on the Italian side

March 13, 2017

Getting back to normal Val is getting back to normal as the ‘heat wave’ has started to subside and temperatures are what we normally get...

Picnicking on the Grand Pre' and enjoying the spendid views

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...

Old Val village - looking like the old days

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...

Val slopes midday  today

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...

Bellevarde Face looking good

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...

Tree skiing in Val d'isere

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...

x
Sign up for our Newsletter

Enter your email and receive two chapters of our brand new ebook for free!