We stayed in an old world mountain village just down the Meribel Valley from the ski area. Our home for the stay was the Chalet Nikita, a renovated old house made comfortable without any loss of charm. It sits in Chandon, a small gathering of ancient buildings on the hillside looking up at Meribel [...]
JB and Russell skiing on a bluebird day in Courchevel, France
We sent home our ski gear today. Russell was the first to leave for home of those who came along to Meribel to ski and send us off. A life lesson we’ve learned from skiing is to keep your knees bent. Being flexible makes [...]
The Three Valleys, Fance, is the largest connected ski area in the world.
It is hard to describe or imagine the vastness without experiencing it. As you approach one of the 25 summits, another valley of skiing opens below. Run after run, we explore, never crossing the same ground twice. We find ourselves becoming redundant [...]
1. GO. Get the crap out of the garage and drive up to the hill. Sometimes, just getting out of the house is the issue. How many times do we think, I’d like to ski today, but I’m sort of busy with… (fill in the blank.) How often do we have great ideas that we’d [...]