Mountain of the month January 2019; Mont Vallon, Meribel, France

Like Glastonbury all good things deserve a fallow year and ‘Mountain of the month’ fell slightly by the wayside in 2018. After reflecting on a year full of fun but slightly lacking in mountain times I’ve decided to bring ‘Mountain of the month’ back in 2019. Things got off to an exciting start as January’s…

Can you ski on the cheap? A long weekend skiing in the French Pyrenees

The struggle was real; winter was dragging on, mountain time had been minimal and we couldn’t afford a weeks skiing, what could we do? Enter the search for a mountain weekend that wasn’t going to cost the earth but might offer just a smidgen of proper winter mountain time (ideally with sun, vin chaud and…