January 04, 2006

One year ago today
This day last year was the first day of our season in Megève. It's amazing how time flies. Here's the link: "our first day last season"....

January 07, 2006

Lithium Batteries and Avalanche Beacons
There's a useful explaination about why it's not a good idea to use lithium AA cells in avalanch beacons over on PisteHors.com. In summary, don't and the reason is that it's all down to how the beacons detect the amount...

January 09, 2006

Fairly Detailed map of Megève village
I can't remember where I originally found this but here's a fairly detailed map of Megève. You may need to zoom in a bit to see things but it has plenty of road names, locations of the main, in town,...

January 20, 2006

Avalanche risk
If you're even just thinking of maybe, perhaps, doing some off-piste/backcountry skiing this season take some time to learn about avalanche risk. At first, you don't really need to learn that much; just enough to be appropriately scared so that...