I love drawing and it has always been something I enjoyed doing anywhere anytime. But it is just in the past years that I started to sketch outdoors. First it was when we went to Nepal for 2 weeks trekking (2014). I wasn’t really prepared but I decided to give it a go. It was […]
Chapter 1 – Why snowshoeing? Not Skiing… Usually the first reaction you get when you explain you plan to go snowshoeing in the winter is “What is this???” or at best you get “Yeah it’s like putting tennis rackets on your feet isn’t it?” ! The other thing you may hear is “ok you go […]
Day 2 After the survival night After I survived our first trek’s night (see the previous story, click here) we started our walking days. The morning is glorious with lovely sunshine and fresh air. Sky is clear and it is like if the storm has just been a dream! We pack our bags, have our […]
Sunday 6th of December 2020: After two snow falls, Friday 4th Dec and Saturday 5th Dec, I decided to ski the North West side of Clôt Ginoux, near home, in the remote and wild mountain range of les Monges. Only 20 to 30 cm of fresh snow as a first layer, is enough for this […]
Day 1 : Arrival We arrive at Fouillouse’s car park after a challenging road where you drive over a tiny 19 century stone bridge overlooking the river by 100m and then on a winding small road. A good way to test our nerves before what was ahead of us! We are all so excited… but first […]
My first video on the blog… a lot to learn still ! but if you manage to resist until the end, unlike my younger son Louis who could only manage the 49 first seconds! you may have a laugh! More info @ Serre Poncon Tourist office.
In July 2020 we organised a week trek between the Haute Ubaye (France) and Val Maira (Italy). All the story started with a phone call from a friend who wanted to share an experience of mountain walking with his family, he asked us (as a travel agency) if we could organise a private trip for […]