Les Alpages de Val Cenis
Travel Blogs from Lanslebourg Mont Cenis
This week in BSM we have had Anne and Klaus visit, they arrived with the snow and brought the sun.....we've had 6 consecutive days of sun, the first time this year, which is wonderful to ski in, but does indicate the changing of the seasons, hopefully we'll have one or two more dumps of snow before we leave here in 3 weeks. Look at the photos, only 7 days apart, of Anne and Klaus arriving and leaving.
Unfortunately Anne had a fall while getting off a chair lift on ...
... learned how to stop! I had
to fall any time that I wanted to stop, and once I stopped because I
accidentally ran into a woman, who proceeded to scold me for five minutes. I
returned with a very large bruise on the back of my leg (and ego), and I’m
pretty sure that the sum of all of my falls was the reason I had to enter
physical therapy for my back.
All that being said, I was a little nervous to strap on my
This week Ron entered in the veteran slalom event, which is held annually in BSM, and surprisingly it is open to amateurs and professionals....not sure how many veteran slalom professionals there are, but about 100 men and women competed and Ron was 28th overall and 8th in his age category (Men 60+), so he did remarkably well, given he's never competed in a slalom race before!
That evening all the competitors and some hangers ...
... did some runs we hadnt done before wow what a great day to finish our last day
Feeling sad but it has been awesome but looking forward to NZ warm weather and enjoying some more summer
We finished the day ,with 2 runs down Mont Blanc our favorite run once down the blue and one down the red I did a few tree runs and fnearly buried my self Maurice and John thought they were going to dig me out
... and we came home 1 30pm
Damm had left the hot sausages out for rossito dinner but forget to put them in the fridge so 4 hours later in heat of the house decided to throw them out
We woke to blue sky even in the village and on ski field by 9 15am.
Headed for La plagne which is the next ski field . Took us about an hour skiing to get to double deck cable car for a ...