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: Monc Blanc area, I guess.
: 17th - 20th Dec
: Impromptu weekend break before Christmas for husband and wife (9 weeks skiing over the past 3 seasons - reasonable intermediates, both over 40)
: 70km from Geneva, we flew EasyJet from Bristol. Excellent service by EasyJet - very efficient. The self service check-in at Geneva was a doddle.
: Gondolas, chairs etc. - all the usual
: Three ski areas - Rochebrune and Mont D'Arbois (linked by gondola) and Le Jaillet.
Miles upon miles of tree-lined reds and blues. Narnia!! True intermediate stuff. Longer runs from top to bottom than, say, Courchevel. A particular favourite would be the red 'Princess' on Mont D'Arbois, and the picturesque green down to Le Bettex. On 19/12/05 we were the only people on these two runs. Stunning views of Mont Blanc.
: Just amazing - about 40cm fell whilst we were there.
: Loads of it. We just played in the edges of the piste.
: Megeve is very pretty. Lovely traditional shops and a load of designer stuff too.(Expensive) The village square was lit up with a tree and fairy lights and Le Pere de Noel was in a little chalet, in the centre! There was free vin chaud and hot bread out of a little oven.
: I have never seen so many mountain restaurants - all looking like chalets! Food on the mountain ranged from cordon-bleu to basic.
: We stayed in Rond Point chalet(www.stanfordskiing.co.uk) Exceptionally good staff, very good food and very nice ambience. But the chalet is in need of a major makeover. Good transfer from the airport included.
: ¬£500 for 4 nights for the two of us. Plus EasyJet fares.
: We will definitely return.
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