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Spring Skiing - not to be missed.

Posted on: April 3, 2014 - 11:33
When you think of skiing from April onwards in the Alps, slush or ice might spring to mind?! But there is another side to this snow which if you experience it once, you can never replicate in any other way. It is not so much of a secret as an unknown, a gift from the mountain...

Tandem skiing. Sights set on the paralympics in 4 years!

Posted on: March 3, 2014 - 12:14
The weather was far from ideal - a complete white out, with blizzard conditions, but our girls are made of stern stuff and were excited to try tandem skiing. A tandem ski enables individuals with physical, learning or sensory impairments the chance to experience downhill skiing...
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Grand St Bernard ski tour in Switzerland

Posted on: February 21, 2014 - 08:49
What a fabulous experience to ski tour up to this infamous 10th century monastery on the Grand St Bernard col. Met by welcoming resident monks, we were warmed up and served delicious 'bottomless' soup before taking a look at the beautiful chapel. The hospice, ...
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The snow is a falling...your skis are calling!

Posted on: February 4, 2014 - 11:43
With over 70cm of fresh snow predicted over the next 9 days here in the Chamonix valley, its time to get your skis on!
Don't miss out - check out our fabulous deals and in-resort services and make it happen!
 
 
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World freeride tour comes to Chamonix

Posted on: January 22, 2014 - 11:03
This weekend Chamonix is hosting the 'World Freeride Tour' - which will see the worlds best freeride skiers and snowboarders battle it out on steep snow and rock faces, opposite Mont Blanc. It kicks off of Saturday 25th Jan, so here's hoping for sunny skies and...

Photo shoot

Posted on: January 8, 2014 - 08:36
Our transfer and concierge van was treated like a pin up yesterday as it was driven to one of multiple possible stunning backdrops just a stones throw away from Chamonix to have its picture taken. Grand Montet ski station in the background, fabulous Journey Begins van '...

Missing some trees

Posted on: January 6, 2014 - 15:15
Spectacular day today with some more fresh powder so we arranged for some of our Journey Begins adventurer's to go and play in the woods! A flawless blue sky and magical run through the trees made for an unforgettable day out. Check out the powder hound hiding in the sun!

Mountains just have a way of calling us higher

Posted on: December 31, 2013 - 18:55
Perfect sunny conditions and fresh powder prompted a tour from the mid station on the Aiguille du Midi lift in Chamonix. Stunning views and champagne powder. Happy New Year everyone!

Picture postcard at Les Houches

Posted on: December 29, 2013 - 22:34
Les Houches is a fantastic resort for families. We took Isobel and Katie up the Prarion lift during Christmas week, enjoyed Chocolat Chaud, built a snowman and hung out with some ski-elves.
With our ski nanny lending a helping hand, the adults got in a sneaky run or two down...

A white Christmas

Posted on: December 28, 2013 - 20:52
Father Christmas gave all the powder hounds the best Christmas present ever with a fresh dumping of snow. We ran a day trip to Courmayeur on Boxing Day giving everyone the chance to make full use of the gift of fresh powder, with fantastic on and off piste conditions...

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