Days 58, 59 and 60 … Flegere, Courmayeur & Les Houches
After equipping our new gusts with some fatter than they were used to ski’s thanks Sanglard we headed off the Brevent to find some ski legs.
A lovely cruise around some beautiful pistes, a few aborted attempts to find fresh fluff in the off and across to Flegere for epic views and a avalanche strewn home run which was fortunately soft and slushy rather than hard and icey and almost completely deserted thanks to the yet again closed Flegere lift .. once again it was defeated by the wind.
A pretty good warm up day. Chris has bonded with his Dynastar Legends, Nicky yet to be convinced about the Volkls.
Great snow conditions research by Mark saw us in Courmayeur on Tuesday and some great off Piste.. I think Nicky is hooked.
Looks like we have some exciting weather coming on wednesday .. better head to Les Houches.
Does anyone else keep in touch with their school PE teachers?
Nope .. must just be Nicky then. So it transpires Nicky’s school PE teachers, now retired, have a place in Argentiere, Alright for some 🙂 So we arranged to meet up .. they will be the ones with the pink carnations or something like that .. in Les Houches for the day.
We then enjoyed a great day with Andy & Trisha who are both great skiers, They hadn’t played in Les Houches for a long time so it was rather fun playing ski guide for the day. The snow conditions were just amazing .. so Sorry Chris for run one straight into the deep .. I just couldn’t resist the fluff.
Safe to say Nicky is well and truly convinced that yes she can indeed ski really well and not only on the Piste but also off and despite the arrival of the promised weather a fabulous day was had by all. Trisha & Andy had so much fun they are joining us for another day.
Two more guests, Sharon & Keith, arriving tonight so we will be 6 in the apartment.
Tomorrow we are heading up the valley to Les Grands Montets, Chris & Nicky’s warmup is over and Sharon & Keith don’t get one.