Downhill Skiing

Saturday Luz Ardiden

Video (thanks to Uncle Gerard) showing the view to the west (Cauterets is below), south and east from the top of the six man Aulian Express lift at Luz Ardiden.  Taken on Saturday 4th Dec.

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Grand Ski by N-Py 2014-15

Which pass to buy? At the ticket office or on-line? ¤ Don’t want to wait in the queue at the start of the day? ¤ Want to have the best value ski pass for your stay? ¤ Not sure if it

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Autumn falls, first snows

Wake early. Throw back the shutters. Lying in bed watching the snowflakes softly tumble from the slate grey sky. No secret what it all means. I’ve heard the storks overhead in the night, flying south to sunnier climbs. I’ve felt the

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European Snow Forecast

Will it snow this winter?? If climatologists and meteorologists could predict the harshness of the winter season with any accuracy airlines, hydropower plants, fuel suppliers, road maintenance teams, and us, the general public, would all save a great deal of time

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Apocalyptic Snow Feb 2015

Crazy snow conditions early Feb 2015 For those of you who didn’t follow the whole episode intently on social media here is a taste of the madness. From James Connaughton, intrepid Aussie photographer in the valley, came the first lot of

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