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La Plagne, Sunday 07/03

Up for breakfast at 8 Sharp. Good spread. Got on to slopes just after 9. Headed towards Bellecote where there were plenty of blue runs to get back in to it. TC disappeared off on his own. Mostly very sunny … Continue reading

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La Plagne, Saturday 06/03

Left Harpenden at 0440. JB drove to Stansted. Arrived 0530 rush through check-in and security, but by the time the plane had boarded we had missed our slot. Eventually took off at about 0850. Grenoble airport manic. After much jostling … Continue reading

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Les Deux Alpes, Saturday 14/03

0635(ish) departure from the chalet 😦 Laura was kind enough to make us bacon sandwiches to take on the coach. Transfer seemed to take forever – coach driver was obviously watching his MPG as he stubbonly refused to turn on … Continue reading

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Les Deux Alpes, Friday 13/03

Most people up very late, missing breakfast. JA in particular worse for wear. Finally headed out at about 1130. Unbelievably warm sun. JA succumbed to the altitude and heat when he got to the top of the White Eggs. Eventually … Continue reading

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Les Deux Alpes, Thursday 12/03

JK made it to breakfast! Sunny again, TC feeling bit ill in the morning so stayed low. Had good day, around Pied Moutet, long lunch in the sun. Stack free day for Tubbs. Last night available for drinking so went … Continue reading

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Les Deux Alpes, Wednesday 11/03

Surprisingly sunny when we woke so hit slopes. Nice run to Mont De Lans below the resort to start with before, trying to improve technique at Les Cretes. CR went for a prrivate lesson and came back looking much improved. … Continue reading

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Les Deux Alpes, Tuesday 10/03

Skies still leaden, out a little late. Nice cruising blues at the top of the mountain. Took the impressive Funicular railway, travelled through underground tunnels beneath the glacier to its peak – bit of a faff though compared to the … Continue reading

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