Sunday May 31, 2020

Blanc generation

Chamonix is a picturesque ski town offering gorgeous vistas of Mont Blanc and plenty more to those with deep wallets

25th October, 2015
Left: skiing at Chamonix

On an unpromising morning in Chamonix, this reluctant skier is pushed out the door and up the mountain by an insistent chalet chef.

To my surprise, drizzle and cloud in the town are transformed into fresh snow and sunshine on the mountain. I spend the morning skiing powder runs off the Liaison lift, which links the ski areas of Brevent and Flégère.

To my even greater surprise, I learn that I’m...

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