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Snowboarding with the Girls: La Clusaz & Le Grand Bornand

After last years girlie ski weekend we were all keen to make it an annual fixture on the calendar. This year we decided to head to St-Jean de Sixt and the ski areas of La Clusaz and Le Grand Bornand. So after almost a year in the planning, a last-minute accommodation cancellation and 10cm of snow falling in the UK the day before we were due to depart, it was finally time to pack the snowboards and escape to the alps for a break from the school run.

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Châtel with the family

The annual family winter holiday and this years chosen destination, after much research, was Châtel. Part of the massive Portes Du Soliel ski area, which we have visited before, but not stayed in Châtel, which is just a stones throw from the Swiss border.

After the heaviest snow falls in Bath that I can ever remember we were lucky to make it to France at all! We had to dig the car out of our street and our Thomas Cook flight was the only one to leave from Bristol Airport on Saturday morning. It was a well deserved glass of vino when we arrived – unfortunately the fun had only just begun!

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Les Gets with the family

Choosing a destination for a winter holiday is becoming more tricky with an increasing number of factors to take into consideration. This year we picked Les Gets and we were not left disappointed.

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Snowboarding with a baby…Part II

After the success of last years snow holiday with a baby (you can read all about here), when my son was just 8 weeks old, we decided to take a gamble and take him with us again this year!

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Sunday Morning Blast

After not being on the bike at all in 2015 I decieded that a quick Sunday morning blast was the best time to blow away the cobwebs.

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Night Riding

I know it’s dark, cold, probably wet and there are lots a scary looking shadows waiting to pounce, but night riding can be fun, promise!

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Snowboarding with a baby!

After finding out that I was expecting, my thoughts quickly turned to how I was going to fit the baby in with my love of snowboarding!

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January Blues

Not made it on the bike yet in 2012? Here’s a few ideas for beating those January blues!

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Burton Deja Vu Flying V

Buying a new board is always a moment of trepidation, can it possible live up to expectations and can it possible replace your old, well loved, dog-eared board?

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