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Poster: A snowHead
Mon 23-03-20 15:17
Replies: 79
unless you think its alright, you don't mind a little pain. The interconnec Crosstown Traffic - Hendrix
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Thu 20-02-20 18:00
Replies: 37
Forget the French side at GVA, no winter tyres and when we stopped at Fue Vert to pick some chains up, we found out it was 'unchainable'- not worth the small saving. If you're picking up a big family car, book the chains direct.
Well, the person's real but it's just a made up name.
Tue 28-01-20 15:11
Replies: 4
Black Crows pointed me to Hurycana Sports in Argentiere who have confirmed they have them. Cheers all
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Tue 28-01-20 11:18
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Hi all I'm heading to Argentiere tomorrow for a few days. I'm keen to hire a pair of Black Crows Navis with a view to buying at a later date. I know Black Crows originate from Chamonix so will these be freely available to hire or does anyone know a rental shop which will definitely stock these? Thanks Tom
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Wed 16-01-19 13:55
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Hi all I'm flying into Geneva next week a few days ahead of spending a week in Les Arcs. I've got a car and happy to drive for a few hours to where ever the best snow is (Austria is too far unfortunately). Any resort suggestions where the conditions are looking good? We are a group of 3 competent skiers who mostly like to ski lift accessed off piste. Thanks !
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Wed 8-02-17 16:02
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His insurance is with Insure&Go so hopefully based on albob's email with them it should be OK. Cheers Tom
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Tue 7-02-17 17:40
Replies: 23
Thanks for you help everyone. I'll keep you posted.
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Tue 7-02-17 13:13
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Hi all A friend of mine crashed on piste last week and has torn his ACL. He was taken off the mountain in a blood wagon/ skidoo and then racked up a few other expenses including a leg brace and crutches. When he phoned his insurance company, one of their first questions was 'were you wearing a helmet' and he answered honestly that he was not. Obviously the injury and costs don't relate in anyway I can see his wearing one or not but there is a clause in his policy that states he should wear one. Does anyone have any experience of this and will the insurance company use it as a reason not to pay out? I'm not sure at the moment which company he used but it was a cheap policy he found through some comparison site, so we can assume it isn't snowcard or similar. Thanks for your help. Tom
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Wed 27-01-16 12:45
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@BertieG As eversolazy says, there are two of us going to the UCPA (arriving on the 30th). We have a day to 'find our legs' on the 31st (which I imagine we'll need!) and then 1/2 a day on the 6th when hopefully we'll know where were are going after a week of guided skiing. I'm nervous about the snow conditions for off-piste though....
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Wed 7-01-15 12:04
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Booked the Premiere Classe in Voreppe - cheap as chips. Cheers all
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Mon 5-01-15 13:18
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Hello Can anyone recommend a cheap hotel or B&B near Grenoble Airport? There are 5 of us who need to stay for 1 night (7th of Feb). We are going to arrive late, leave early and we are all mates (no wives or kids) so nothing deluxe required. Cheers Tom
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Tue 23-12-14 12:56
Replies: 11
The Forge is very basic but I've used them for years with no problems and they are cheap! http://www.forgecarpark.co.uk/
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Tue 9-12-14 17:53
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Fri 5-12-14 12:09
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+1 Ski Miguel
Poster: A snowHead
Fri 21-11-14 11:33
Replies: 10
^ agreed, I don't know he stayed upright - so impressive. Worth a watch.
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Wed 19-11-14 20:53
Replies: 22
Also, the second time we went we thought we would book directly with UCPA but infact it was cheaper through AO.
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Wed 19-11-14 15:00
Replies: 22
I've used Action Outdoors a couple of times to stay with the UCPA and had 2 good experiences (although both times we arranged our own travel). I went to Serre Chevalier and Val D'Isere and would recommend the UCPA as a great way to ski on a budget. In SC there were only a handfull of English people but we were grouped with them and our guide spoke English. In VD it was packed full of English but we were in a group with only French and the guide didn't really speak any English. My only criticism would be that the instruction seems quite hit and miss in my experience. I did the off piste course in SC and it was much closer to having a helpful guide. But what a div i am i have only just noticed that Action Outdoors is aimed at 18 to 39 year olds which makes me too old Don't worry about it - I went with a chap in his 40's both times and whilst the average age certainly is younger there was a real mix of ages including people in their 60's both times.
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Fri 31-10-14 17:34
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If you go expecting to not get any sleep, then any you do get will be a bonus! I went from London to Bourg SM and then took the funicular up to Les Arcs - I would do it again for the extra day skiing.
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Tue 23-09-14 16:35
Replies: 4
Yes, that's exactly what I'm looking for. Using the right name clearly helps! Thanks !
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Tue 23-09-14 15:18
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Is there an AVI park in Serre Chevalier or one of the nearby areas? Cheers Tom
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