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... We came across where the kids were sledding and talked to a chap who let Liam borrow his sled. He thought it was just the best thing ever. You could hire sleds so we decided to catch the later train and for €7.00 Liam sled his little heart out. Rob & I couldn't miss a chance either. Liam is such a dare devil, it doesn't take him long to get the hang of things, then he tries all different maneuvers not caring if he crashes. I asked him what was ...
... sounds familiar. We were greeted in our Chalet by the Jeffcotes who were in very high spirits after their 32 hr journey to Verbier via London. We were also greeted by Zara and Charlotte who are our amazing chef and hostess - more about them later.
Somehow we managed to get 9 people in and out of the ski rental shop and kitted out in with boots, skis poles, helmets etc and had a welcome drink with the Jeffy's at the W hotel who had kindly put up a pop-up bar with ...
... us to the medical centre just does that all day. We finally left Verbier around 7pm so luckily it wasn't too late. I didn't want to be driving back through the mountains on icy roads. When we got back to Chamonix we just quickly dropped our gear off then dropped the car off then grabbed some dinner at the same pub we went to last night. By the time we ate it was nearly 10pm so after dinner and a couple of drinks we went back to the hostel, ready for Chamonix to open ...
... eventually. Oli and I had a couple of great late afternoon sessions, and on the last afternoon one of the runs into the village opened, so we had a 45 minute ride down from the very top of the mountain into the village.
In the Apres ski department, we found some great little places for dinner and/or drinks including the Brown Cow where we met our new mate Woody from Sydney, Paperla bar where we met 4 US diplomats who were on break from assignment ...
... 12 so we killed some time in the shops waiting for 12 o'clock to tick over. We fronted up again to be told if we had "Swiss rail passes" we would get a further discount. We were unaware of this and had not brought them with us, so Carolyn and I did the dash back to the hotel for our Swiss rail passes so we got a decent discount in the end. Off we set on the train climbing, climbing, climbing to the top with all the skiers. ...