Weekend ski and winter sports report, 28-29 January 2012

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GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – This report is coming to you a bit later than usual as we waited for the ski news to improve and, happily, it has, but it’s not the perfect weekend for beginners. Sunday promises occasional glimpses of sun. Yes there is snow, fresh snow, throughout much of the Alps, the depth is […]

Swiss snow and ski weekend report, 21-22 Jan 2012

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Mountain roads alert – very icy GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – Snow again, and plenty of it throughout Swiss and French mountain regions. The roads were very icy Friday night and, very exceptionally, we needed chains at 800 metres, for the slippery surface rather than deep snow. Snow has been falling steadily since Friday afternoon and the […]

Winter sports and weekend roundup, 28-30 November 2008

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Lake Geneva region, Switzerland (GenevaLunch) – Cold weather, good snow throughout Alpine resorts, more resorts and runs opening up, and some sunshine in store: what a great start to the ski season! Details below. Weather This was a cold, cold week week- in fact so cold the doors on the new M2 Metro subway trains […]