Winter

50 year of the Portes du soleil

The Portes du Soleil celebrate their 50th anniversary! The biggest French-Swiss ski area will celebrate its 50th anniversary on Saturday 17th January. So the resort is celebrating: –         11am: Opening of the festivities with aperitifs offered by the Portes du Soleil at the top of Conche chairlift –         4.30pm: meeting at the top of Pleney gondola for a giant torchlight descent supervised by ESF and ESS instructors from the Portes du Soleil […]

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New Outdoor Hot Tub at Chalet Morzine

We finally decided to get an outdoor hot tub….yippee!!!! Chalet Morzine Hot Tub Preparations Yes, the miracle has happened and Chalet Morzine Owner, Thierry Rodriguez, finally decided to give in to his wifes demands (as they always do in the end!) and put in a hot tub for the chalet. So as I got the […]

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Avoriaz is officially world class!

The world’s best ski runs, according to the Daily Telegraph. The Daily Telegraph have graded some of the world’s finest ski runs, ranging from those black runs with amazing technical challenge to long runs, easy enough for the family and those that are just simply stunning.  And we were very pleased to see that our […]

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Which ski school for the little ones?

Skiing with children Once the children have reached the age of three, you don’t have to book childcare, they can actually start to learn to ski!  Below is an example of a day in the ESF Piou Piou club.  Its a great start for the little ones and lets you have some ski time too! […]

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The Pleney Lift

What the new Pleney Lift should look like soon……… The building of the New Pleney lift system, started on the 29th  April of this year, a mere week after the building permit and never ending paperwork had been signed.  A project that had been a long time in planning but was necessary to conform with […]

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