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Winter walking in the Cairngorms

1-4.2.18 Walking with; Al There can be few finer outdoor experiences available in the UK than Winter walking in the Cairngorms. These imposing Scottish mountains get more than the Lion’s share of British snow and in addition to the Winter walking there are plenty of snow sport enthusiasts as well as Winter climbers to be

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A week on the slopes-Skiing in La Plagne

  Just back from a week’s skiing on the slopes of La Plagne. After a 9 hour transfer (to go 120km) due to a rockfall near Val Thorens, we ended up being treated to four fantastic days of skiing mostly under clear blue skies. Knees remained intact and plenty of fondue, tartiflette and vin chaud

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So it has come to the time of year when instead of pulling on a pair of boots and stomping up a big hill, I strap a pair of planks on my feet and hurtle (in varying degrees of control) down even bigger mountains! La Rosiere this year on The France/Italy border! See you in

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Up or Down?

Instead of spending a week walking up mountains I shall be strapping a couple of planks to my feet and sliding down them, mostly in some kind of control! Have a good week!

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