Monthly Archives: February 2011

Danny McAskill in Chamonix

Wow this is an amazing vid.  Nothing to do with skiing, snow or airport transfers but well worth a watch.

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Helbronner on 17th Feb

On a recent trip through the tunnel to ride Helbronner we bumped into Seb Montaz filming his latest Snow report.  I wont try and explain how good the conditions were, the film speaks for itself! Conditions de neige / Snow … Continue reading

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Recent Snow improves Chamonix and Courmayeur conditions.

Well, the recent snow has improved things a bit in the Chamonix valley but more so on the Italian side of the mountain with about 15 cm at 1500m and up to 25-30 cm at 3000m.  The difference in weather … Continue reading

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Helmet or No Helmet?

The high profile case of German politician Dieter Althaus crashing into a Slovakian women on a mountain in Austria has brought this question back to the surface.  He (Althaus) was wearing a helmet, and survived; she was not.  There are … Continue reading

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Lets talk about the weather again!

The following video gives a great up to the minutes insight into what is happening on the slopes right now, it was made on 9/2/2011.

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Freeride world tour in St Moritz

After catching our attention in Courmayeur this year the freeride world tour has moved onto St Moritz where conditions were slightly better and there were some interesting results, notably Xavier De Le Rue not winning the mens snowboard! Below is … Continue reading

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How is the snow in Chamonix?

Everyone keeps asking so here is the answer! The Daily Dump Snow Report, Chamonix With an artistic outlook and an aim to be entertaining and diverse “The Daily Dump Snow Report” films with skiers, snowboarders, speed flyers and other mountain … Continue reading

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Is this an El Nina year?

Although its far too early to say that the winter of 2010/2011 is a poor snow year (because we are not even half way through the season yet) some experts are suggesting that this year is an El Nina, the … Continue reading

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Deluxe become partner with Chamonix tourist office!

We have just been informed that our request to become a “Chamonix tourist office” partner has been accepted, this is great news!  Being a partner with such a large and well regarded establishment also confirms our own status as a … Continue reading

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