If you were in Les Gets town today, you may have noticed the distinct sound of barking and cheering travelling through the centre. Today was the Grand Odyssee race, where huskies and their loyal sledders race to the top of the Chavanne ski run. If you are a common reader of our blogs, you’ll remember last week’s theme was talking about the two week and 800 mile trek these sledders are embarking on, an annual event you won’t have wanted to miss. The Les Gets stretch of the race is the second day in and 49km through the slopes, with 9 to 12 teams fighting for the first trophy spread over a 3 day race.
Here at Chalets 1066 we are always looking forward to tomorrow and since tomorrow is a new year, we are busy preparing for the excitement 2016 will bring. And what better way to prepare than write our new year’s resolutions! Now we know for a fact that the one thing the new year will bring is snow, but what else does Chalets 1066 need to improve? We are of course, always open to suggestions, so take to Facebook and twitter to give us our resolutions. Here is what we have so far.
This is the night before Christmas and all through the Alps, not a creature was stirring, not even a... ok everyone was stirring because it’s Christmas and Les Gets is buzzing with festivities. Mountains and mulled wine are definitely the best recipe for a magical christmas and heres why:
Do you plan to take a holiday in stunning Les Gets, in the French Alps? If so, it may interest you to know that staying in a chalet in the Alps will now leave less of a dent in your bank balance. This is because the pound to euro exchange rate recently hit 1.36, close to its strongest in 7.5 years, or since October 5th 2007. What this means for you is that;
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.
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.
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
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
Athough the snow has been in short supply this season the sunshine has not, we have had lot of lovely sunny, clear days and good news is around the corner as there is lots of snow forecast over the next few days which will make for even better skiing conditons here in Les Gets