La Thuile

12th February 2019, 18 photos.

Four more mid-term skiing days with James, in La Thuile this time, so that he could show me around the place he had his school trip last year. Excellent skiing on uncrowded pistes with no queues, even during our school holidays - well worth giving it a go.

Afternoon 1 and straight into things - James leads the way down the World Cup black


Coffee and hot chocolate stop - a bit overcast on our opening afternoon, but this was to be the last cloud we saw


Day 2 - sunshine, empty pistes - and he's off - see you at the bottom


Morning coffee - the only skis on the rack


Road section - watch your speed


Into thin air - French side - the highest point - 9,300' up!


Breezy section


Sun and snow action


Magnificent Mont Blanc


Day 3 - high up on the Italian side looking down into France


Me, on another coffee stop


i'm about to get a face full of snow


Right now....


Cruising on a perfect red back down to the village


Day 4 - James admiring the depth of the snow on the ridge - hoping it doesn't fall on his head!


Early morning - the best time - cruising alone on the fresh slopes into France


Easy European border crossing


Sliding back home after a brilliant four days on the slopes of La Rosiere and La Thuile


12th February 2019, 18 photos. View this album in Flickr.