In-between but great skiing and adventure!
11 March 2017
We have a bit of ‘in-between’ conditions at the moment after last week’s ‘powder extravaganza’, but after a good re-freeze last night the slopes at lower altitudes were safe and it gave us some more options. After a test off the Verte I decided that the Little Lavachet would work and we had an excellent run down into Tignes on lightly supporting spring snow with just enough of a wintery surface to give it a soft touch underfoot. It just worked as it would have been un-skiable yesterday but it was a good result and an adventurous start to our morning. From there we skied the Sachette with some winter snow up top before turning to spring snow the rest of the way down to the bottom. We ended up skiing the northern slopes as they held better and were smoother than the sunny-side, and it was a cracking good morning. Meanwhile Thomas ‘skinned’ to the Col des Fours and he was very pleased with his result as they had winter snow most of the way down and of course great scenery and ambience. Chris took his team to Italy for day and I’m sure they’ll have had some nice spring snow and a fantastic lunch, which is half the reason for going to Italy!
Andreas had the day off after his gig at the Moris last night, and it was a terrific evening. Mike and Ritchie are always great and good fun and Andreas did three numbers in the end and did a brilliant job!
It looks like a sunny week ahead and it seems strange that after last week’s 4/5 powder blitz that we are now talking spring snow! Sad but true, but mind you it could be a lot worse! Stay tuned and enjoy the rugby as the English and Scots have it out and come on you Hammers!