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Les Gets end March - wonderful

Les Gets end March - wonderful
Mark Wednesday, 26 March 2014

It has been snowing most of the day in Les Gets, temperatures are cold and the snow is settling. The snow making machines have also been hard at work overnight. This is a brilliant time for taking a ski holiday, there are no queues at the lifts, the pistes are quiet, and the conditions are excellent. The picture opposite was taken of the Granges Piste earlier today, just after lunch. The pistes were so quiet that even after lunch, in parts, you could still see the combing from the piste machines. The Chavannes piste had two very different goups on it: today there was the 'wacky races' - where seasonaires dress up in fancy dress and ski for the afternoon, and also most of the local school c...

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The Season has started!

The Season has started!
Mark Sunday, 29 December 2013

The ski season has started with quite a bang. Yesterday the snow was excellent, we went skiing in the afternoon – the snow was soft to the end of the day.Early evening we had a little slush falling in the village (snow falling on the mountains) and then this all turned to snow. By around 10.00 in the evening the roads were 20cm deep in places; one group said that on the transfer from Geneva there must have been 100 vehicles abandoned. Busses and normal vehicles could not get up the Chavannes Road so we had to ferry customers up in our Defender – many had delayed journeys due to the snow....

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Les Gets is better than the Caribbean in the Summer

Les Gets is better than the Caribbean in the Summer
Wednesday, 04 September 2013

Having just spent part of the summer in Les Gets, my feeling is that I just have to share some of it with those who have not yet allowed themselves the indulgence of a visit there. Where to start? It's a toughie, I have to say. One of the things that I loved the most and was most impressed by is not only the amount of FAMILY activities, but, that by all accounts and purpose, all ages and stages and needs and wants are catered for in this region. From mountain biking (or cross country) to horse riding, swimming in the mountain lakes, Alpine walking - parapenting – which I did, with my 23 year old daughter, specifically because I am afraid of height's – and I ABSOLUTELY loved it..........

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I had a great time in the Pump Park in Les Gets

I had a great time in the Pump Park in Les Gets
Monday, 02 September 2013

I have really enjoyed myself in the pump park and using the air bag in Les Gets this summer – with my new mountain bike.The pump park is not only a great way to practice skills, but is also really good for socialising with other English kids of my age (11 years ). In the daytime, most kids are out on the mountains, but in the evenings, the lifts are closed so most kids go to the pump park and this is a great place to make friends. One of the good things about the pump park is that it is free, but never seems to be too busy....

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Preparing for Summer 2013

Preparing for Summer 2013
Mark Tuesday, 09 July 2013

We now have a very strong team at Chalet Hastings for the summer – Morven is running operations on site, Ben will be spending the summer doing a lot of the much needed jobs – gardening, painting and the many other maintenance jobs needed. In addition, Morven's mother Sharon is spending the summer in Les Gets, as she will be helping during the ski season and this seemed an ideal opportunity for her to gain an understanding of the operation before the high pressure of the winter season, Mani, Morven's brother is also in Les Gets for the summer – with his new bike – with the plan of becoming expert at downhilling....

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