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Alps Skiing and Andalusia Sunning

March 5 – First A380! Not many Middle Easterners boarding this airline. No notable foods or service, but we slept well. Kurt only made it through 2 movies and Lindsay finished 1/2 Monocle Magazine – with 21 hours of air time! 2,918 more words

In the Alps, they thought the winter season was all over ...

Fig.1 Val d’Isere Front de Neige looking towards the town La Daille and the ‘Face’ 16th May 2015

There’s been little snow at 1900m for six weeks. 55 more words

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Hazards, Hills and High Altitude

Well, the blister saga continues. I found a solution for shorter runs but it doesn’t seem to last over longer runs. The search goes on. 439 more words


Top 30 French ski resorts on Twitter this season

Not only did this season see a French ski resort become the first in Europe to reach 200,000 likes on Facebook, it also saw the first… 465 more words

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Up and down the Gros Caval glacier

The last time we headed out to the back of the Col Pers we trekked through blizzard and skied on frozen-over chopped up snow. After several days of sunshine and warm weather, the conditions today were mercifully kinder and incomparably more pleasant. 242 more words

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Round the Mont Roup

Just further on from the Val d’Isere classic Tour du Charvet, the Tour du Mont Roup has been on my list of short treks since the beginning of the season – for several seasons, in fact. 256 more words

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