Skiing: Day Six

The goals of our final day of skiing were very simple – to start on run 26 and to finish on run 5. There is a ski lift outside our hotel that connects to another ski lift that leads to…

Skiing: Day Five

After the veritable cornucopia of runs that we did on Thursday in Ski School I was expecting Friday to be more of the same. I was wrong. We started the session with a few easy warm-up runs on Blue 8…

Skiing: Day Four

Thursday was the most enjoyable and yet most demanding day so far. A whole day of Ski School put a huge strain on our legs but then a couple of visits to our instructor’s restaurant more than made up for…

Skiing: Day Three

Today my goal was to complete a proper long blue run on my own. The run next to the button lift run, Blue 6.00, was the most likely candidate as it finished back down at Plan Maison by the cable…

Skiing: Day Two

The aim of today was to work hard on improving technique. I want to be able to do more advanced runs later in the week and so want to master the basics early on. During the Ski School class my…