Resource the 2017 euro thread

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  1. piolet

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    Now, finally, chucking down in the valley
     
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    Starting to settle
     
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    Batshit in Courmayeur today.
     
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    Thanks mate, had some snow today and its still dumping now.
     
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    Some nice pics from CNN.

    Zermatt
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    Grimentz
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    Wengen
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    Kitzbuehel
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    Megeve
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    Courmayeur
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    Saas-Fee
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    Simply Cosmique.
     
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    Looks like this system is gunna blowout through the weekend...

    b00m
     
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    Guy skiing Mt Etna in Sicily yesterday.

     
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    I'm currently 30,000 ft up using Qatar's WIFi.. which is surprisingly good.

    Nuking at Zermatt and looking great for the next week
     
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    A bit of blasting this morning
    Wet snow on and off in town through the night
     
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    We skied the Aosta Valleybyeaterday.
    Wonderful tiny resort, small skin, 1000 m descent to a taxi.... then a resort run to finish off with pow off the lifts, at 3:30pm.
    Crazy!
     
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    See CM's post above!!
     
  18. piolet

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    Skiied with the little fella today, was the best! (Whilst it lasted...)
    Slaying freshies on la savoy... who knew LOL
    Just had a call from my guide for tomorrow "just checking you have the wide ski for tomorrow..." in that lovable french mountain accent. Boo yah
     
  19. piolet

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    Posted 2pm?early finish?
    Sun out tomorrow hope ya'all get up high!
     
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    That's the plan!
     
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    Avy in cour today.... :eek:

    http://www.ledauphine.com/haute-savoie/2017/03/02/une-avalanche-a-fait-au-moins-trois-morts

     
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    The mixed blessings of stormy weather
     
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    Lookin busy on the Arete. Lap it up Cham crew.
     
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    I'm coming next year. If you pay my airfare I'll be your official film director and make you a kick-arse video at the end of the holiday too ;)

    BTW Am I the only one who thinks 'aussieskier adventures' sounds a bit like
     
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    We could be in that shot....
     
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    We rode the VB today. Wonderful outing. Am sure CM will media us up - we are all checking pics on the cameras and phones and drones now back at the chalet.
     
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    Nice, great start once at the top at les grandes montets (above yesterdays skied out zone) and it was excellent. What i love about it, steep, deep and sustained pitch. Forking glorious. My legs are baked.
     
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    Very cinematic! No wind troubles? Was quite blustery at times up high

    Look forward to more!

    Back to la savoy for me tomorrow...
     
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    Came back from Titlis today, they had a bit of snow up high but below 1800m was raining, the valley is almost green. Föhn winds are coming back tonight and there is a chance they will bring Sahara sand with them :confused:
     
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    That was the only shot, interestingly up higher we were sheltered but as we got lower we got into the foehn coming over from the Italian side. Snow was blower up high, and then lower the foehn was just filling in the tracks. So nice.
     
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    Yeah the best quality at LGM was in the gullys heading to the arg glacier.
     
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    Mate in Saalbach says its holding up well there but they need more.
     
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    Windy night... fohn eases in the arvo to heavy snow then a pretty unsettled on/off snow period for a few days...
     
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    Spring
     
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    How's Zermatt @GTB?
     
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    Heavy snow while you sleep for the next 3 nights.
     
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    Strong easterly tomorrow night will spice it up
     
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    Good ettiquete Nice to see conservative lines .
     
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    45 from the West means wickedness above 2000. Might be dicey.
     
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    Davos is holding ok, but our base is 1500m so that helps.
     
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    Sneaking off to see family up in scandiland for a few days
    BRB
     
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    News update:
    Snowing again in CHX!
     
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    ^^^ heavily!
     
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    Yeah!
    Great view from our new digs but can't get the upload to go. :(
     
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    Staying on long? LGM will be outstanding all week.
    I'm back Thursday night, hoping for some nice touring weather the following week!
     
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    In other news; found some decent local beer; on tap at 'cool cats' the hot dog joint on moulins. Great hotdogs and fries too! Live music and friendly staff too. Rate it.
     
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    Living vicariously. Don't think I'm gonna get back to the mountains this season. Have committed to other trips (non snow) in March but I'm starting to question my decisions. Mate in Sestriere says it's amazing right now
     
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