Lack of snow in the Alps? No problem!

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  1. jonandshell

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    Not for Candide Thovex!

     
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    Ummmm .... Good video but still feeling glum as we're due to be skiing at the end of next week and the weather isn't looking good for it; the snow dump last month is melting quickly :(
     
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    It's starting to remind us of last year when we went at Christmas.:xsad:
     
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    that must be tough on the knees and thighs:eek:
     
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    you dont want to take a tumble!!!:xsurprised:
     
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    Looking at those sparks, an edge and base grind wouldn't go amiss either!
     
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    jees, that guys as good as me
     
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    Not quite but he's close :xgrin:
     
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    you skiing this season Rory? @forrestboy ?
    I'm changing my mind on destination by the day but we are going first week in March. Austria I reckon, looking at a posh campsite
     
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    Yeah but not sure where yet.
    Just keep an eye on the snow and head off when it's right.
    No planning rather wait for good snow.
    Is the Rapido winterised?
     
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    You looking at Camping Alberg? It looks amazing.
     
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    great vids
    My son spent 3 seasons in Canada doing just this sort of stuff
     
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    Yeah and neigh... I am waiting to see snow situation
     
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    December 27th last year snow dump caused chaos, this year its around New Year expectation, so i`ll be heading out 9th Jan ish[​IMG]whopeeeeeshhhhhhhhhhhh splat
    have a good season all.
     
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    We're in the Alps now, near Combloux. Many resorts are closed and those that are open are closing runs daily.
     
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    No doubt about it ...they are struggling big time...glad I'm not off till March this year to give a bit of time for winter to arrive.
     
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    I thought last year was dire. Looking at the reports and forecasts, I'll be mothballing the skis and getting back into mountain biking!
     
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    Buy a jet ski and come up to hunny. Haha
     
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    Well beat you to it - ACL injury on the slopes in Jan means I have to stick to mountain bike - Maybe I won't miss much this season if conditions are poor - Though there is lots of time yet -Sure there will be some in the New Year - Always a risk booking to go this early
     
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