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End of another great season approaching
Sunday, 22 March 2015
Well all good things have to come to an end and the end of winter season is one of them, but Les Gets is keeping us all entertained till the end. We recently had a very exciting event taking place literally on Chalets 1066's doorstep. Last Week on Thursday 19th March we had the Rock the Piste festival where Selah Sue gave an incredible performance at the top of the Les Folliets lift. There is also a big party coming up soon at the Bellevue Apres ski bar at the bottom of the Chavanne on the 5th April with live music. Everyone at Chalets 1066 has their fingers crossed in the hope for more snow. The middle of the week looks promising so lets hope we get a nice covering to see us through till th...
Season flying by!
Thursday, 05 March 2015
Here at Chalets 1066 we have had an amazing season - it has gone very quickly and we are just about to head into our 12th week of the season with only 6 weeks remaining. Saturday is going to be another busy changeover day but we are looking forward to the new guests arriving. This week has been a particularly interesting week in terms of weather- some of our guests staying on a self catered basis commented that they had skied in all weathers; wind, rain, snow, hail and sunshine in the space of about three days. Hopefully weather conditions settle soon as today was particularly blustery. This week our chalet host and chalet assistant bumped into a couple of the guests staying in Le Lapy...
Busy Half term week
Thursday, 26 February 2015
Here at Chalets 1066 we had a very busy half term week- with all our chalets fully booked. The weather conditions were superb for that week with lots of beautiful sunny days and plenty of snow - which everyone was very happy about.This week in our catered chalet Le Lapye, we had some friends of Ben over from Australia. They had an amazing few days skiing and thoroughly enjoyed our chalets host delicious cooking. On Wednesday night all the guests in Le Lapye including Ben and Sue went out for a meal at Boomerang down in the village. The food is amazing their with such a wide variety of food from French, Spanish, English, Asian, Mexican and Italian cuisine. And on that particular night there w...
Ski Joering in Les Gets!
Thursday, 12 February 2015
Last week our chalet assistant was lucky to have her mum down for a few days and they decided to do something a bit different and went ski joering. Ski joering is when horses pull you along on your skis, it can be practiced by anyone who loves skiing and horses. Be it a gentle stroll or at a thrilling gallop, both the young and old can enjoy. The photo explains it all- they had a brilliant time and would thoroughly recommend it to anyone who loves horses and skiing. This coming week in Les Gets is half term week, very busy week for our chalets 1066 team who are all working hard to make sure everything is prepared and ready for our next guests arriving this Saturday.Talking of this Saturday -...
Ski Colour event 31st January!!
Thursday, 29 January 2015
We have a very exciting event taking place in Les Gets this week called Ski Colour. This is where the slopes get covered in various colours of powder paint as you are skiing down the slopes. It is taking place on 31st January between 10AM and 5PM on the Mont Chery side of the mountain. Go along and have a Blast!! Over the next few days we have lots more snow forecasted - up to about 90cm making the skiing conditions in Les Gets excellent. Make sure you all get out on the slopes and enjoy the new fallen snow. There have been lots of different events happening at Après Ski bar at the bottom on the Chavannes over the last few days. On Tuesday the Après Ski bar had an inflatable diving pad and...