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Forum: European Ski Resorts May 24th 16, 05:16 PM Posted to rec.skiing.resorts.europe
Replies: 2
Views: 2,818
Posted By PipL
3V 1980s piste map cote brun

On Mon, 23 May 2016 15:00:28 +0100, funkraum
wrote:

3V 1980s piste map Cote Brun

Does anyone have a 1980s piste map for the 3V ? I cannot find mine.

Early to mid 1990s...
Forum: European Ski Resorts April 9th 16, 04:56 PM Posted to uk.rec.motorcycles,rec.skiing.resorts.europe
Replies: 51
Views: 10,219
Posted By PipL
Engleberg skiing

On Sat, 09 Apr 2016 14:52:10 +0100, Champ wrote:

On Fri, 08 Apr 2016 17:45:04 +0100, "
wrote:


[Aiguille du Midi]

Frankly,...
Forum: European Ski Resorts September 22nd 14, 06:53 PM Posted to uk.rec.motorcycles,rec.skiing.resorts.europe
Replies: 51
Views: 10,219
Posted By PipL
Engleberg skiing

On Mon, 22 Sep 2014 07:18:30 GMT, "Jrmy" wrote:

"Cab" wrote in
:

J�r�my wibbled forthrightly:

"Cab"...
Forum: European Ski Resorts September 19th 14, 09:19 PM Posted to uk.rec.motorcycles,rec.skiing.resorts.europe
Replies: 51
Views: 10,219
Posted By PipL
Engleberg skiing

On Fri, 19 Sep 2014 11:28:46 +0100, Champ wrote:

[ ski boots with a hinged rear calf plate to facilitate... oh sod it: entry ]
I forget what the official name for those things...
Forum: European Ski Resorts September 16th 14, 07:46 PM Posted to uk.rec.motorcycles,rec.skiing.resorts.europe
Replies: 51
Views: 10,219
Posted By PipL
Engleberg skiing

On Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:35:21 +0100, Champ wrote:

On Tue, 16 Sep 2014 18:29:52 +0100, PipL wrote:


Which is why I usually walk rather than take the...
Forum: European Ski Resorts September 16th 14, 05:29 PM Posted to uk.rec.motorcycles,rec.skiing.resorts.europe
Replies: 51
Views: 10,219
Posted By PipL
Engleberg skiing

On Tue, 16 Sep 2014 13:54:26 +0200, Ace wrote:

On Mon, 15 Sep 2014 22:51:33 +0100, PipL wrote:

You really think people are going to randomly start...
Forum: European Ski Resorts September 15th 14, 09:51 PM Posted to uk.rec.motorcycles,rec.skiing.resorts.europe
Replies: 51
Views: 10,219
Posted By PipL
Engleberg skiing

On Sun, 14 Sep 2014 17:27:43 +0200, Ace wrote:

There are ski lockers, of the rack type, but I don't think there are
any actual closed-door ones.

But what most people who...
Forum: European Ski Resorts February 22nd 14, 03:36 PM Posted to rec.skiing.resorts.europe
Replies: 2
Views: 1,374
Posted By PipL
Late season ski trip to Wengen/Grindelwald for a total beginner?

On Sat, 22 Feb 2014 12:12:22 +0000, Michael Chare
[email protected] wrote:

The Trockener Steg/ Theodulus pass area at Zermatt may well be open late
as it is mostly a...
Forum: European Ski Resorts February 10th 14, 05:51 PM Posted to rec.skiing.resorts.europe
Replies: 11
Views: 2,321
Posted By PipL
Schumi's crash & injury

On Thu, 06 Feb 2014 21:23:46 +0100, Ace wrote:

Dr. Sceptic: The fact that he has such a serious head/brain injury
demonstrates very well just how little protection his...
Forum: European Ski Resorts November 24th 13, 03:07 PM Posted to rec.skiing.resorts.europe
Replies: 43
Views: 10,207
Posted By PipL
Zermat

On Sat, 23 Nov 2013 19:35:19 +0100, Ace wrote:

On Sat, 23 Nov 2013 14:42:01 +0000 (UTC), "NoumenoN"
wrote:

David B wrote:


......or...
Forum: European Ski Resorts November 17th 13, 09:58 PM Posted to rec.skiing.resorts.europe
Replies: 43
Views: 10,207
Posted By PipL
Zermat

On Sat, 16 Nov 2013 17:39:28 +0100, Ace wrote:

On Fri, 15 Nov 2013 18:53:49 +0000, PipL wrote:

On Fri, 15 Nov 2013 05:29:15 +0000 (UTC), "Noumenon"...
Forum: European Ski Resorts November 15th 13, 08:09 PM Posted to rec.skiing.resorts.europe
Replies: 43
Views: 10,207
Posted By PipL
Zermat

On Fri, 15 Nov 2013 19:16:49 GMT, Mike Clark wrote:

Zermatt is definitely a resort to arrive at as part of an off-piste
tour. The off-piste itineraries are excellent.

...
Forum: European Ski Resorts November 15th 13, 05:53 PM Posted to rec.skiing.resorts.europe
Replies: 43
Views: 10,207
Posted By PipL
Zermat

On Fri, 15 Nov 2013 05:29:15 +0000 (UTC), "Noumenon"
wrote:

The main problem with slopes is that Swiss are a bit lazy in that respect and
they don't groom slopes well (not...
Forum: European Ski Resorts April 6th 13, 06:02 PM Posted to rec.skiing.resorts.europe
Replies: 1
Views: 791
Posted By PipL
The changing world

On Fri, 05 Apr 2013 23:05:36 +0100, Michael Chare
[email protected] wrote:

Whilst trying to book next year's skiing holiday,

What, 2013-14? Blimey. I only book, at most, a couple...
Forum: European Ski Resorts March 28th 13, 07:05 AM Posted to rec.skiing.resorts.europe
Replies: 5
Views: 989
Posted By PipL
How inconvenient is it...

On Tue, 26 Feb 2013 19:37:54 +0000, Michael Chare
[email protected] wrote:

The area is much better interconnected than it was, as for some years
there has been a lift from Furi...
Forum: European Ski Resorts February 26th 13, 07:00 PM Posted to rec.skiing.resorts.europe
Replies: 5
Views: 989
Posted By PipL
How inconvenient is it...

On Tue, 26 Feb 2013 19:37:54 +0000, Michael Chare
[email protected] wrote:

The area is much better interconnected than it was, as for some years
there has been a lift from Furi...
Forum: European Ski Resorts February 23rd 13, 07:44 PM Posted to rec.skiing.resorts.europe
Replies: 5
Views: 989
Posted By PipL
How inconvenient is it...

On Thu, 21 Feb 2013 21:46:20 +0100, Ace wrote:

I think you're right. Some first-class skiing, albeit a bit of a faff
to get around. We did the staying in Tasch one time, not...
Forum: European Ski Resorts February 21st 13, 07:06 PM Posted to rec.skiing.resorts.europe
Replies: 5
Views: 989
Posted By PipL
How inconvenient is it...

....to stay in Tasch and ski Zermatt?

My first & third ski trips were to Zermatt, but as I really wasn't any good, I
never got to ski the whole area. I always meant to go back one day and ski...
Forum: European Ski Resorts February 17th 13, 12:00 PM Posted to rec.skiing.resorts.europe
Replies: 6
Views: 703
Posted By PipL
Alps this year

On Sat, 16 Feb 2013 21:58:18 +0100, Ace wrote:

On Sat, 16 Feb 2013 09:58:51 +0000, PipL wrote:

I think I can safely say that snow isn't a problem in...
Forum: European Ski Resorts February 16th 13, 08:58 AM Posted to rec.skiing.resorts.europe
Replies: 6
Views: 703
Posted By PipL
Alps this year

I think I can safely say that snow isn't a problem in the Alps this year,
certainly not in Flaine.

I also /need/ some all-mountain skis and another week's off-piste training.

I tried hiring a pair...
Forum: European Ski Resorts December 14th 12, 10:24 PM Posted to rec.skiing.resorts.europe
Replies: 27
Views: 3,143
Posted By PipL
Have skis got longer again?

On Fri, 14 Dec 2012 22:00:56 +0000, Michael Chare
[email protected] wrote:

Just anything narrow is a problem! One difficulty is that paths that are
not to narrow in the morning...
Forum: European Ski Resorts December 13th 12, 06:41 PM Posted to rec.skiing.resorts.europe
Replies: 27
Views: 3,143
Posted By PipL
Have skis got longer again?

On Wed, 12 Dec 2012 18:48:55 +0000, (The Older
Gentleman) wrote:

Ace wrote:

My first skis, in ~1994, were 205s. Seems incredible, but...
Forum: European Ski Resorts December 13th 12, 06:37 PM Posted to rec.skiing.resorts.europe
Replies: 27
Views: 3,143
Posted By PipL
Have skis got longer again?

On Thu, 13 Dec 2012 19:35:30 +0000, PipL wrote:

On Thu, 13 Dec 2012 16:07:42 +0100, Ace wrote:

I often stem the
start of a turn in a narrow steep...
Forum: European Ski Resorts December 13th 12, 06:35 PM Posted to rec.skiing.resorts.europe
Replies: 27
Views: 3,143
Posted By PipL
Have skis got longer again?

On Thu, 13 Dec 2012 16:07:42 +0100, Ace wrote:

I often stem the
start of a turn in a narrow steep gully,

That's *exactly* what I was told would be useful in narrow, steep...
Forum: European Ski Resorts December 13th 12, 06:31 PM Posted to rec.skiing.resorts.europe
Replies: 27
Views: 3,143
Posted By PipL
Have skis got longer again?

On Wed, 12 Dec 2012 18:48:55 +0000, (The Older
Gentleman) wrote:

Paul S news_AT_ghweb_DOT_me_DOT_uk wrote:

So rule of thumb when I learnt to ski was the type...
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