Les Gets - Mont Chery Ski Area - A hidden gem in Les Gets

No better time than now to enjoy the fresh snow on Mont Chery. It is well known by locals and regular visitors as one of the best areas in the Porte du Soleil - It’s quieter, never has any queues, offers terrific on and off piste skiing with stunning views of the surrounding mountains. Although the lifts are older and slower, you still get more ......
14 January 2019

Les Gets - Fresh powder, sunshine and uncrowded pistes

Les Gets has fresh snow from the last two days and there is more to come at the weekend. The conditions are perfect for all snowboarders, skiers and all forms of mountain pursuits. Everywhere looks so picturesque with snow covered trees and chalets. The sun is shining on the Reine Des Pres blue run in the Les Gets bowl from where there are stun......
10 January 2019

Les Gets - Slopes and snow conditions during Christmas week

The pistes are busy, temperatures ( that we have experienced) are around -2 to 1 degrees C and clearly lots of people are enjoying the skiing. Pictures taken on 26th December. Pictures in the post were taken in the morning of 26th December, whilst a few days before there had been rain, temperatures were around -2 to around 1 degrees C ( this is......
27 December 2018

Les Gets - Skiing for intermediate level skiers - Ski trip

The picturesque ski resort of Les Gets offers great skiing for all abilities. The ski area is connected with the nearby resort of Morzine and the rest of the Portes du Soleil ski region, giving access to more than 650km of pisted slopes.  If you are not familiar with the resort and relatively new to skiing, or if members of your family are ......
24 December 2018

Les Gets - Christmas event - Father Christmas in Les Gets

Each and every year the Alpine village of Les Gets bursts with excitement as Father Christmas and his bunch of hardworking elves emerge from their workshop to greet the children....
22 December 2018

Les Gets - Pictures of Fresh Snow - Ski holidays

We were out taking pictures at the Chavannes mid-station, in Les Gets, at 08.45 this morning. The picture opposite shows the views over the village, and under the Chavannes Express. Temperatures around minus 4 degrees C....
11 December 2018

Les Gets - Pictures taken from Les Chavannes midstation

Pictures taken from the Chavannes mid Station, in Les Gets, after lunch today. These pictures were taken just after lunch today, in the area around the Chavannes mid-station, in Les Gets. It had been snowing lightly for some time. The picture opposite is looking up the main Chavannes piste, also of the Chavannes Express....
27 November 2018

Les Gets - Pictures of Fresh snow in November

Pictures taken at the Chavannes mid station, this morning. It was minus 4 degrees C and the snow blowers were working hard. This picture is of the Chavannes Express  lift from close to the mid station on the Chavannes...
20 November 2018

Les Gets - Ski servicing - What benefits and what to look for

This article explains what is involved in servicing the skis well and the benefits this gives to your skiing. The article covers: sharpening and edge angle, waxing and the structure of the ski....
1 November 2018

Les Gets - Fresh snow in the village in October - Pictures

It was minus 3 degrees this morning and snowing. These pictures were taken in the village, of the Chavannes piste and also looking down onto the village. View of the village taken from by the hot tub of Chalet Chardon (Chavannes). ...
30 October 2018

Easy mountain walks from Les Gets - Time and routes

Find beautiful hiking trails on your self-catered holiday in Les Gets! Plenty of walks and activities for all abilities in this stunning Haute Savoie area, close to Geneva....
21 October 2018

Les Gets - Summer - Ebikes - Exhilaration without the exhaustion

If you are a super fit, ‘lean mean pedalling machine’ clad in lycra, then this blog is probably not for you! However, for the rest of us, all I can say is … e-bikes are brilliant and if you haven’t tried one yet, then you must. It will completely change your experience on two wheels, and you will be eating mountain gradients for breakfast! Havi......
25 August 2018

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