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Off Piste Skiing Val D’Isere: Table D’Oreintation

Catgory: backcountry

The Rocher de Bellevarde rises to 2817m and the summit of its 1000m high face overlooks Val D’Isere. Through the  breathtaking off piste skiing lines between the rocky spurs of the summit  lies the couloir Table D’Oreintation and l’Antenna.  The Table D’Oreintation is commonly known as the Table and it is a classic off piste […]

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Powder Paradise: Off-Piste Tree Skiing Sainte Foy

Catgory: Uncategorized

Yesterday in Sainte Foy was a ‘un jour de blanc’ a white day with low visibility.  I woke up with the lowest expectations and had one of the best off-piste powder days of the ski season in Sainte Foy. I was having fun,  ski guiding and teaching in Sainte Foy in the trees.  We were […]

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Early Ski Touring Adventure in Val D’Isere, French Alps

Catgory: Uncategorized

Keeping an eye on the weather and the snow conditions, Tuesday 14th November was a perfect time to leave Tignes and go to Val D’Isere to start our early ski touring adventure in Val D’Isere.  It would also give us a great opportunity to check conditions and the snow pack for the winter coming. I […]

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FREEFLO Mountain Respect Workshops in Tignes for 2017/18

Catgory: basi

Step up your avalanche game! This winter we are running avalanche training and snow awareness workshops in Tignes as last winter season, 2016/17 there were more avalanches and incidents than in a normal season.  This was a result of an unstable snowpack, caused by variation in temperature, high winds and the type of snow that fell. […]

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How to improve your skiing on steeper terrain

Catgory: basi

How to improve your mindset when skiing in steeper terrain is a good place to start If you are reading this there is a fair chance that you are interested in improving your steep skiing. You may be struggling to get to the next level. You might be feeling nervous when the gradient of the […]

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Ski Touring North Face of the Pramecou, Tignes

Catgory: backcountry

Route: Val Claret Tignes/Pointe De Pramecou/Val Claret Off Piste skiing between: 3054m to 2107m NE/NW Max Gradient: 48 degrees Uphill: 3hrs 12 mins Total Route time from Val Claret: 5hrs Skiers Level:Advanced off piste Ski Touring Level: Intermediate Start: Bottom of Lanches Chairlift Finish: At bottom Tichot chairlift Map needed: 3633ET Grade: 2.1 Exposure: E2 I just love Spring time. Its warmer, the snow pack is more stable […]

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Pisteurs Couloir: Off Piste Skiing and Ski Touring Val D’Isere and Tignes

Catgory: backcountry

Route: Tignes/Pisteurs Couloir/Tignes Off Piste skiing between: 2770m-2441m N Max Gradient: 43/45 degrees Uphill: 25 to 40 mins boot hike dependant on conditions Total Return Route time from Tignes:3.5/4hrs Skiers Level: Advanced off piste Start: From the top of the Grand Pre Chairlift Finish: At bottom Fontaine Froide Lift pass needed: Espace Killy Map needed: 3633ET Grade: 3:1 Exposure: E3 The north face of the Charvet is […]

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Inspire you adventure

Catgory: backcountry

Teaming up with the Adventurer Squash Falconer FREEFLO is proud and excited to announce  being a part of a very special and exclusive Snow & Rock evening ‘Inspiring Your Adventure’on Wednesday 19th October at the Snow+Rock flagship store in Covent Garden in London. Enjoy drinks and nibbles whilst listening to adventures. Get FREE advice and take full advantage of the generous […]

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Big Mountain Ski Touring 3 Day Adventure, Espace Killy

Catgory: Uncategorized

Normally I am very good at starting and finishing blogs but this time it is totally different as I don’t know where to start. Most people start from the beginning and finish at the end. I am going to start with the words mind blowing, exceptional and amazing. Even for me when I have been ski […]

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Off Piste Tignes and Ski Tour to Pointe Boussac

Catgory: basi

Short uphill for more downhill: Episode 1 Just after or even when it is snowing everyone rushes out on the mountain to ski fresh powder to get the adrenaline rush of skiing lines off piste with that remarkable floating feeling. Often the powder which is accessible by the lifts in big resorts are skied out by the […]

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