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Haute-Savoie (74), Savoie (73), Isere (38) | Hautes Alpes (05), Maritime Alpes (06), Alpes de Haute-Provence (04) | Corsica | Eastern Pyrenees (66), Hautes Pyrenees (65), Andorra, Ariege (09), Haute Garonne (31), Atlantic Pyrenees (64)
Dorothea Wierer’s overall victory in the IBU Biathlon World Cup this year, the first Italian to do so, is the end of a long journey for the Italians in nordic ski events that started with Franco Nones
Posted by davidof on the 20 Apr 2019
According to an article in USA Today, based on a report in Nature, the earth's glaciers and permanent snowfields are losing 390 billion tons of snow and ice each year.
Posted by davidof on the 09 Apr 2019
A 64 year old ski tourer was killed on the Pointe de Plovezan (2644 meters) in the Beaufortain above Aime la Plagne this morning.
Posted by davidof on the 22 Mar 2019
Val Thorens freestyle pioneer and ski instructor Thomas Diet has been killed at the weekend in a head on collision with a bus at Belleville. The 35 year old was married with two children.
Posted by davidof on the 19 Mar 2019
A 55 year old man has died in an avalanche at the ski resort of Saint-François-Longchamp.
Posted by davidof on the 16 Mar 2019New Article
A trip to the "communist" resort of les Karellis. We'd not been here before and so it was a bit of discovery.
Posted by davidof on the 04/18/2019
Final nordic skiing session of the winter, probably. At least in resort. La Feclaz closed yesterday and I'd hoped things would still be okay for skiing today.
Posted by davidof on the 04/15/2019
SN Chartrousin were planning on climbing to the summit of the Charmant Som. That meant the road would be pisted and in good condition.
Posted by davidof on the 04/13/2019
In theory the closing weekend at les 7 Laux although they often extend the season if the conditions are good.
Posted by davidof on the 04/06/2019
A little afterwork to ski the Cords Passage, a relatively secret descent off the very popular Chamechaude mountain. I stopped at the first step about 80 meters below the final summit.
Posted by davidof on the 04/05/2019