Powder skiing in Megeve April 4th!

04 April 2019

Super powder skiing day in Megeve late season who could think it!
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It started snowing after lunch

Woke up to a snow covered scene from our balcony so we rushed to get skiing first lift.  No-one around at all but amazing thigh, high powder on-piste.  See here for a youtube video.  Amazing morning.  Who would have thought it for the second last week of the season!

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Ali in powder

So today we were up bright and early and at the bus stop for the 8.40 bus.  But no bus.  They have changed the bus time table as the French holidays are now over.  But we got to Mont d'Arbois soon after the first lift.  And then we skied down to the Mont Joux chair which was late opening because of the fresh snow so we went up the Freddy drag and put in some fresh tracks there. They immediately opened the Mont Joux chair so it had been skied a bit but we came down under it because Epaule had not yet opened.  Anyway we then did have success on the Epaule.  We were on the second chair and first down the off-piste under the lift.  As we went up again Ali and Matt and children were skiing down so we joined them and then skied over the back in deep powder to the Porcherry.  Seb said he had a spectacular wipe out but no-one, other than his Dad, saw it.  The rules of wipe outs are that they must be in front of everyone.


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