General Overview Situated on a high plateau (it is actually a nature area and marshland in the summer) in the heart of the breathtaking French Alps, Chamrousse is popular with …"
First cross country ski of the new 2023/24 season. I only have my classic skis at the moment so the decision of which style to start off with was …"
I’d scoped this route out on my bike. It seemed to me it would be possible to climb to the Col des Mouilles in the French Belledonne mountains then …"
A short 10 km loop at les Saisies before breakfast and doing some alpine skiing. There had been around 5cm of fresh snow but the main loop had been repisted …"
Nestled in the heart of the French Alps, the renowned ski resort of l'Alpe d'Huez also boasts a network of cross country trails spanning approximately 50 kilometers, catering to skiers …"
My final and only race for this season as the other events I'd been interested in had been cancelled due to poor snow cover. Les Saisies has a reputation as …"
The Queyras Mountains are found in the Hautes-Alpes department in southeastern France right on the border with Italy. The area is remote and the easiest access in winter via the …"
Climbing to the Col de l'Agnel is something of a Nordic skiing adventure. Starting from the picturesque Pont de Lariane it is a 720-meter climb over 19km return. Alternatively, you …"
Winter has been a long time coming to the Jura this season. I wanted to get some training in on the long tour tour of the Plateau de Retord; a …"
The early 2022/2023 season has got off to a slow start. It was hard to work out what was open but looking at the plateau webcam I could see …"
I'd not done any classic skiing since March but even if you are mad keen skate skier it is a good exercise from time to time. Classic skiing done well …"
I decided to cross skate back from Meylan near Grenoble tonight along the banks of the Isere river. There is a good tow path with a tarmac surface for around …"
Spring trip to the Grand Rocher on skate skis. You follow the trails from Pipay where the snow hangs around longest up to Pincerie then ski down to the Col …"
The cross-country ski area nestled in a high valley of Champagny-en-Vanoise, is a hidden gem of Savoie cross country skiing. It boasts 23km of meticulously prepared cross-country trails but unlike …"
There is a cycle path that starts to the south of Chambéry and continues along the Lesse river to the Lac du Bourget finishing at the port of Aix les …"
Le Sappey claims 42 km of cross country trails. The ski area is split into two sectors which are not totally linked up. There is a loop around the Marais …"
The Chartreuse mountains are located in South East France and stretch from Grenoble in the south to Chambery in the north. The high point is Chamechaude at 2082 meters altitude …"