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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 2019
A 72 year old skier, reported missing since Thursday evening in the ski resort of Menuires has been found dead in the Boismint sector of neighbouring Val Thorens this morning.
Posted by davidof on the 08 Mar 2019
La Tania blog has reported that 200 kph winds have broken "Wild Kong", the statue by scupture Richard Orlinski, in two. He was positioned on top of the Saulire in Courchevel this winter.
Posted by davidof on the 08 Mar 2019New Article
Excellent spring ski conditions. We focused on some long descents, although in Allevard that means in the 620 to 650 range.
Posted by davidof on the 03/24/2019
On this, the 7th training session we were focussed on balance and upper body with our coach Etienne as you can see in the video below.
Posted by davidof on the 03/23/2019
General DescriptionBois Barbu (Villard du Lans) is linked with Herbouilly and Corrençon in the Vercors. Together they constitute the three access points of the Haut Vercors nordic ski area.
Posted by davidof on the 03/21/2019
This is almost certainly going to be my last Virgule Couloir of 2019. First off all getting up at 6am during the week is not my cuppa but the reward is seeing the sun rise over the Alps.
Posted by davidof on the 03/19/2019
I was back from a week in Paris and feeling quite tired so wanted somewhere close and not too complicated - easy climb and ski and no reskinning.
Posted by davidof on the 03/17/2019