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Settling in, all good but..is it really January?!

Although the calendar clearly says 6 January, thanks to a stupid south westerly wind, right now it feels more of a super early spring than a winter for sure Welcome to Chalet Paula, my lovely winter home It’s been raining all … Continue reading

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Patagonia – the best clothing company on the planet

                  I know what you are thinking. What does this book have to do with my mountain experience? Well, if the author wasn’t Yvon Chouinard, the owner and founder of Patagonia – I … Continue reading

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Chalet du Boret and Refuge de la Vogealle

This time we started our walk at the end of valley in Sixt, Sixt-fer-a-Cheval. This is another stunning itinerary in the middle of a natural reserve through waterfalls, massive rock faces, beautiful forests, wildlife.. the pictures will give you a good idea … Continue reading

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Lac D’Anterne

This is the time of the year when these mountains are simply stunning. Ok, covered in snow or in grass they are always stunning.. but.. I suppose what makes the landscape special right now is the combination of grass, flowers, … Continue reading

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More March powder

When earlier on I wrote that this has been a very good season I think it was an understatement. This is a great season. A couple of weeks ago Mother Nature sent another 30 something cm of new snow and, … Continue reading

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More snow after Chamonix

I got back to Samoens after the week in Chamonix Friday night and driving back I could already tell I had in front of me more powder days. It was raining in the valley and as I started to drive … Continue reading

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Freeriding days

Blue sky, the sun is shining, the birds are singing, here we are again, spring is here again and the season will soon be over. I know that for the great majority of people this is a happy moment, but … Continue reading

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Walkabout 4

Another amazing day on the Col Jeux de Plan. It’s a Col at 1,700 mt about 30 minutes drive from the village. February has been a very busy month on the slopes, so occasionally I would feel the need to … Continue reading

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Walkabout 2 & 3

These pictures have been taken during 2 consecutive days. The area where I went hiking this time is right next to the one I went to a few days earlier during my first walkabout. This time though, on my second … Continue reading

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Walkabout 1

This was my first day outside the resort boundaries. After only a couple of weeks of resort riding I felt the need to explore the terrain surrounding the ski resort. I know, I know.. 5 ski resorts all linked together, … Continue reading

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