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Grand Odyssée Pictures - Jan 15th

Grand Odyssée Pictures - Jan 15th
Monday, 15 January 2018

Pictures taken today of the Grand Odyssée as it went through Les Gets late afternoon today: Spectators waiting for the start of the race: The dogs waiting for the start of the race: The dogs first went under the arch between the Marie and the Tourist Bureau: Then up the Chavannes: More heading up the Chavannes: ...and more... ...

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Lifts Open 9th December in Les Gets

Lifts Open 9th December in Les Gets
Saturday, 09 December 2017

These pictures were all taken on Saturday 9th December. It was between minus 5 and minus 9 degrees C for most of the day. As the snow is so good, SAGETS are running, for this weekend, the main Chavannes Experss lift, the red bubble lifts, the  de la Croix lift and the drag lifts from the Chvannes mid station. Whilst the sky was heavy with more snow, the piste conditions were outstanding. Do take a look at the pictures taken below: The Chvannes Express lift, at the bottom:  The Chavannes Express: View of the piste, just below the Yeti Cafe, where you take either the blue to the right or the red to the left: The Les Gets sign, taken from the Chavannes Express lift: View ...

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Incredible Snow in Les Gets - Avoriaz Open

Incredible Snow in Les Gets - Avoriaz Open
Sunday, 03 December 2017

These pictures were all taken this weekend in Les Gets, and those at the bottom, today in Avoriaz. Temperatures were between minus 9 and minus 10 degrees C. The Chavannes Piste at the bottom, right next to the road and shops, just before lunchtime today:-   The piste at the Chavannes Mid Station, just below the Yeti Cafe, this morning: The Les Folliets piste and lift, this morning: The Croix Blanche restaurant at mid station: Avoriaz today:-   Another picture of Avoriaz today:- Walking down the Chavannes Road into the village, yesterday evening: L'Optraken, in the village, yesterday evening:  ...

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Locals enjoying today's snow  and ice skating - 26 Nov '17

Locals enjoying today's snow and ice skating - 26 Nov '17
Sunday, 26 November 2017

This morning it was between minus 5 and 6 degrees C, we took the pictures below, the video opposite is of the locals enjoying the ice skating before the visitors arrive, today:- From close to the Yeti Cafe at around 11.00 today: Morven snow boarding at lunch time, with George:- Ben Morven and George, in the distance, snow boarding on the blue run from the Yeti cafe down into Les Gets, taken at around 12.00 today Local children planing in the snow:- Snow Cannons on the Chavannes Piste, taken at around 11.00 this morning:- Taken from close to the Yeti Cafe, again, you can see the snow cannons active:- Susan well wrapped up as we wakled down into the village at lunchtime:- &...

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Why Les Gets is the best resort in the world to learn to ski.

Why Les Gets is the best resort in the world to learn to ski.
Wednesday, 18 October 2017

Article by Ben Nathan, ISIA qualified ski instructor: Every resort is different to teach in, some favour beginners, some intermediates and some advanced skiers. Les Gets offers the best value, to those wanting to learn to ski, as it has pistes which support learning at every level of skill and so means one can gain skiing skills faster and to a stronger level, than other resorts. This applies not just to someone new to skiing, but also to experienced skiers wanting to further hone their skills. The key to learning strong skiing skills, as quickly as possible, is to progress gradually, practicing at each level. All beginners start on the nursery slopes, where there is a ‘magic carpet’...

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