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La Clusaz: A resort with bijou charm

LESLIE WOIT – SATURDAY 26 NOVEMBER 2011

It’s time France’s La Clusaz was back on the map for British skiers, says Leslie Woit There is a whiff of mystery about this place. A pocket of luxe, calme and volupté and only one hour from Geneva, La Clusaz has kept its

elf secreted from the eyes of most British skiers zooming… Continue reading

POWDER DAY!

Well it snowed all night and its still snowing….guess we have had 30cm so far…..its officially a POWder day!

Irish Times reviews La Clusaz

Besides snow, the perfect resort needs good runs, lifts, food, accommodation and apres-ski. The stunning scenery around La Clusaz, in the French Alps, is the cherry on top for MICHAEL KELLY

WHAT MAKES the perfect skiing holiday? A ski trip is a complex beast, so a range of elements have to come together: good access from the airport, accommodation, gastronomy,… Continue reading

Top 10 ski resorts for beginners

Friday, 18 November 2011 11:29 AM

Introduce yourself to skiing in a beginner-friendly resort Sliding down a mountain on skis or snowboards can be daunting for first-timers, but fear not, all it takes is practice and a beginner-friendly resort to do it in.

Here’s our pick of the best ski resorts for beginners:
La Clusaz, France:
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Hope you like the “new look” website!

The season is well underway ….we have been spoilt with heaps of snow and recently lots of sun!

The good news is that it’s snowing again….20+cm due tonight at the chalet!!!

IT’s Snowing!!

After a week or so of gorgeous sunshine we are now back to fresh snow and cold temperatures…Perfect!

Spiced Coconut Cream Chicken

This is a lightly spiced creamy chicken dish and will re-heat well if you wish to make it a day in advance or you can freeze it, thaw overnight, bring to boil and simmer gently for 10 mins. Delicious served with fruit and nut rice.

Prep: 25mins. Cooking: 1 hour Serves: 6 EASY

125g onion 1 green chilli 175g tomatoes… Continue reading

Skiing in medieval Annecy

Skiing in La Clusaz according to the Guardian. You won't find Annecy in any British ski brochures this year. In fact, for most British skiers, Annecy is that place you zoom through on the transfer from Geneva airport to Les Trois Vallées. It's not exactly ski hotlist material – which is an absolute travesty if culture and romance are as integral to your winter trip as the skiing. Continue reading