Category - Postcard from Val

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

Bellevarde looking good

November 17, 2017

Hi everyone. Welcome back to my weekly ‘Postcard from Val’. The ski season is fast approaching and Val is finally looking like a ski...

Powder skiing on the Grande Motte May 5, 2017

May 6, 2017

Postcard from Tignes WOW!! So here is the ‘Postcard from Tignes’ that I mentioned in my last post would likely happen’ Friends...

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...

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