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 wh...
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 sti...
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! ...
25 August 2018

Les Gets - Summer Lounge Music Festival 2018 - Report 2

In it’s eighth year, the festival now hosts over 50 performances. This year it offers the quality and versatility of bands such as King Krab, solo artists such as Coby Grant, and the well-seasoned voice of Ahmed Mouici covering well known rock, soul and rhythm’n blues songs as a duo with Cisco Herzhaft on guitar....
17 August 2018

Les Gets - Summer - Lounge Music Festival 2018 - Report

The Lounge Music Festival is a summer highlight. Now in its sixth year, this free festival that features over 50 concerts throughout the two weeks, is a huge attraction for locals and visitors....
13 August 2018

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