If you run a chalet in Morzine, snow is the ultimate double-edged sword

April 5th, 2012 News

After a bit of a patchy start to Christmas week, the Weather gods have more than made up for it with an almighty dump of snow in the last 3 days. Our chalet looks like a fairytale snow cabin now. Things are looking good for the end of this week when more snow is due and we absolutely love it. Our guests are happy and that makes us happy!

However…

for those of us who live and work in the Morzine chalet business, snow can be a bit of a double edged sword. It is our lifeblood and we love it when it falls, but it also means we have to move it, by hand! Clearing our driveway often takes an hour in the morning (which means a very early start for our chalet team) and everything just takes longer in the snow. Stranded cars, snow chains and ice all make travel much slower. This can be very frustrating when you have only got 2 hours to go skiing and you spend half of it in the car stuck behind a foreign car without snow tyres!

 

But we can’t complain really, we have got this amazing adventure park on our back doorstep and as I write this, I am looking at a beautiful white mountain vista that makes me giddy with excitement for the day ahead. Right, time to get on with clearing the driveway so I can get my car out….

Noël Guide 2022: Morzine has Christmas all wrapped up for families

December 6th, 2022 Holiday Tips, Morzine, News

All the information you need for a fairytale Christmas in Morzine The snow is already here and Santa is on his way, along with an amazing line up of entertainment, music and interactive activities for big and little kids alike! Once off slopes, find out where to sip vin chaud,…

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Winter 2023: What’s new and not to miss in Morzine

November 15th, 2022 Holiday Tips, Morzine, News

The mountain tops have received their first dusting of snow across the Alps, and excitement is budding for an uninterrupted ski season with a buzzing resort and plenty of action up on the hill. Our forward thinking town just gets better and better, and we’re brimming with ideas of what…

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Headaches, hurdles and hope: Climate action behind-the-scenes

September 16th, 2022 News, Sustainability

Last year we made a commitment to develop a climate action plan and improve the transparency of our work in this area. A year in we share the details.

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Children’s ski wear was boring until now…

November 12th, 2018 News

We love creating partnerships with like minded brands so when we came across Dinoski, a new children’s skiwear brand, it was a no-brainer. Their collection is aimed at children aged 2-7 and features all-in-one, animal themed skiwear, which are waterproof and warm, sprinkled with just the right amount of wild.…

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