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Going to find snow in France?  

Stay with Pure Mountain Holidays in Les Gets! They have 4 awesome chalets to choose from all located in the gorgeous, snowy mountain town of Les Gets in the Portes du Soleil ski area.  Their chalet staff are friendly and attentive and will keep you well fed for epic days out on the slopes!

Looking for snowboard lessons of any description? Then get in touch with MINT Snowboarding based in Morzine; we’ve had lessons with them and they’re instructors are top notch!

Snowboarding in Les Gets: Chapter Two (France 2019)

What is this post? – Chapter Two of Team Von Wizzie’s snowboard trip to Les Gets in January 2019; including a review of beginner snowboard lessons with MINT Snowboarding and various shots out and about on the slopes of Les Gets and Avoriaz. Some context? – I’ve been snowboarding since 2001 and have spent 8 full length winter seasons working in various resorts around the world in addition to various European snow trips. I’m also a Level 1 Snowboard Instructor (CASI); hopefully that gives me some frame of reference to…

Snowboarding in Les Gets: Chapter One (France 2019)

What is this post? – Chapter One of Team Von Wizzie’s snowboard trip to Les Gets in January 2019; including details of flights, transfers, what the place was like, a review of the Pure Mountain Holidays ‘Chalet Forestiere’ and other practical info. Some context? – I’ve been snowboarding since 2001 and have spent 8 full length winter seasons working in various resorts around the world in addition to various European snow trips; hopefully that gives me some frame of reference to comment on snowboard holidays. What you’ll know at the…

France 2013 – Megavalanche (Gallery)

Qualification: way steeper than it looks!   First slog done, now for the hard bit down to the valley!   Cruising the Alpine Meadow