Tag Archives: off-piste

The ski slopes are opening

There has been a lot of biting of finger nails across Europe in the last few weeks as the first snowfalls of winter refused to arrive; and in some areas, the temperatures were at times too high for snowmaking equipment … Continue reading

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Descending the Midi Arete

Today’s image is of Skiers descending the Aiguille du Midi’s Arête – high above Chamonix – before starting the most famous off-piste ski run in the Alps – the 18km Vallee Blanche. Many skiers find the descent of the relatively … Continue reading

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