Residence L'Oree des Pistes
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- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... can't believe I actually got to experience it!
The first thing we saw when we got off the bus was a dog sledding team, I knew immediately that I would love it up there. The dogs were all so excited to get running and I was just holding myself back from going up and saying hi to all of them!
I spent the day snowshoeing around the mountains and got to see a few mountain ...
... hill, so much so that I ended up walking down that hill and picking up from there (I have awful form but my method was working most of the day). When I made it back down the hill and stopped, I decided it was time to stop doing things that could potentially hurt me and my clumsy self so I took my skis off and sat down in the town for awhile to just enjoy the scenery.
The resort has wifi surprisingly so I texted a few people to let them know I made it ...
... a pleasant hour or so doing some familiar and some new to me runs. Finally deciding to head down to the village I elected to take a previously unknown run right down to avoid the chairlift with its scanner. I did about the first 20% of this run then came on a sign indicating that the remainder of the run was closed.
A ski instructor I had pulled up beside said " Look It is no problem you can just ski across to the Glacier chairlift ...
... place as the first loser. As we had various skill levels the "racing snakes" took off immediately to hit the fastest runs leaving we mere mortals to flounder across to the beginner slopes to either gain or relearn forgotten skiing skills. Well that was a lot of laughs all round, almost everyone but Rowan had SOME snow experience but he took to the snowboard like a champ from the very first day. Peter joined him on the snowboard and in spite of NO lessons did a good job ...
... much that 15000 people were stranded en route to the mountains. Luckily, we were already there.
We were completely spoiled in Aussois (and we benefitted from the early "no snow" reduced prices). Our hotel was a beautiful small family run establishment with a Michelin recognized chef and a staff ...