Monthly Archives: November 2015

Day One

Nice views above the clouds towards the Aiguilles Rouges

Location: Grands Montets
Snow: Firm/chalky on piste
Weather: Bluebird above 2100m

Some of Grands Montets’ lifts opened today (just Bochard on the upper mountain) so a good chance for me to ease into winter.  I was happy to just get a few piste laps so waited until the afternoon to let any crowds die down a little and hopefully give… [continue reading]

School Holiday Dates 15/16

School holiday dates (February 2016)

Here are this winter’s school holiday dates if you want to easily see when town will be busy & quiet this year.  I have only put French & UK dates in but these are the countries which bring the biggest crowds and others will be on similar dates anyway.

As always France is divided into three regions which take their… [continue reading]

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