Monthly Archives: November 2014

Mid-November Powder Day

Lorne: Making the most of early-season powder (photo © Soren Rickards)

Location: Cervinia
Snow: Perfect pistes; 15-20cm powder on a good base off-piste, some slightly wind-affected, no rocks
Weather: Mostly sunny

Yes, a real resort powder day on 13th November.  I had heard reports of Zermatt getting a lot of snow last week and Ross Cluley had stories of good conditions from Cervinia on Monday, so after yesterday’s further snowfall a… [continue reading]

Early Start

Graham: Best snow of the day off the Funispace cat track

Location: Verbier
Snow: Decent on piste, 10cm powder off piste with some crust and lots of rocks
Weather: Bluebird

Not the earliest start to a morning’s skiing but the earliest in the year I’ve skied since Hintertux in 2009.  I’m not totally ready for winter yet but with a few of Verbier’s lifts open on weekends from today and a… [continue reading]

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