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La Plagne, Tarentaise, French Alps
Resort DescriptionLa Plagne is known for its enormous ski area. 225km of pistes, which seems justified. 70% of the runs are over 2000 meters altitude, so it is snow sure, for sure.
Le Sappey Lunch Ski
I was a bit doubtful as the webcam showed it was a bit grim but things seemed to be clearing toward noon so I headed up.
Les Sanas classic skiing
After the disaster earlier in the week I decided to revisit the Col de Marcieu pistes from the St Hilaire end.
I had a time constraint this morning so was only free for a couple of hours. Le Sappey seemed like the better bet and it had been pisted yesterday.
Like this time last year the aim was to go under 30 minutes. Not quite there. About 40 seconds quicker for the top of the climb and 2m30 quicker to the Bergeries.Segments:Montee Charmant Som (3.
I started from St Hilaire, the ski area pistes were in perfect condition (not now after a deluge on Sunday evening) but afterwards the slight descent from St Hilaire was challenging and things got wor
Last SNC Training before the winter break
Our last club training before the 4 week winter break (for school holidays). We concentrated on Skate 2, getting weight over a flat ski and getting more glide with extension.
Bourget en Huile Nordic Ski Area / French Northern Alps
Situation at just 810 meters altitude the Bourget en Huile nordic ski area is a bit of an anachronism in these times of global warming.
Grand Coin Nordic Ski Area - French Northern Alps
The Grand Coin nordic ski area is located north of the col du Chaussy (1533m) in the Maurienne valley near to the Col de la Madeleine.
It was time for the 44th edition of the Foulee Blanche. I'd skied it back in 2019 then Covid interrupted things; or at least politicians did.
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