This Is My Winter – Teaser…

A year later and it’s still worth giving this another watch.  If you haven’t seen it already watch the teaser below then CLICK HERE to watch the whole, jaw-dropping 28min movie…   —>>> Please don’t forget to Like our Fb page.  Thanks ~tHR —>>>   …Xavier de la Rue, at his scary but awe-inspiring best; [vimeo http://www.vimeo.com/29966081 w=700&h=400] […]

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Sick Lines…

If you haven’t seen this Xavier de la Rue film, you should sit back and watch it now (in HD). Even if you’re not into snowboarding or mountain sports this is worth a watch if only to see what we as humans are all capable of……if you have cojones the size of the Rock of Gibraltar that […]

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Going Out With a Bang…

    The winter season is coming to an end in Serre Chevalier but no one has told Mother Nature that.  More snow last night & this morning with a freezing level of about 1500m so there was even snow on the cars when we woke up. Was on the first lift this morning and […]

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First Proper Bike Ride of the Year…

Woke up to a clear blue sky, a slight breeze and birds tweeting in the pine trees.  We were on the first lift as is standard procedure on school days and after a pretty good 2hr morning session on the (icey & choppy) snow where it was all about speed it was nice to get […]

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Airy Rider…

Well, we’ve been hitting 21-24°C everyday since the weekend in our front garden so not any snow left at this height (1200-1300m) at least out in the open – there’s patches of slushy/icey stuff on some of the bike trails under the trees down by the river.  Which makes for some fun riding – especially […]

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The Best Time of Year…

I think this really is the best time of year up here.  Warm weather, lifts still open, not many people and a fairly big dump last night so fresh powder for the morning session plus some of the bike trials are clearing now so was out in the afternoon on the mountain bike…c’est mortel ici! […]

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Mountain Poison…

Ski Wax: Extra Speed Could Carry More than Just a Steep Price Tag Fluorinated ski waxes give competitors an extra edge. But these waxes contain and release chemicals that do not degrade in the environment and have been found in people, fish and wildlife around the world. By Brendon Bosworth, 2-14-11 The difference: The left […]

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