Not Much Panic (Yet) Over Not Much Snow In French Alps

Val d'sere with little snowWeather forecasters have their “What Me Worry?” faces on in France as some ski slopes below 2,000 meters are still green. That’s plenty unusual for December.

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Off Day In France For USA’s Shiffrin; Austria’s Schild Wins 34th World Cup

Schild, Hansdotter, B. Schild The slower than expected start for the U.S. women as they move ever-closer to February’s date with the Winter Olympics continued Tuesday in Courcheval, France. Mikaela Shiffrin skied to an uncharacteristic 15th spot in her specialty slalom.

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Ah, The Amenities: Buy This Chalet At Courcheval

Mansion in French alps

Well, if your tastes run to all – we mean all – of the amenities awaiting your visit, consider buying this 20,000-square-foot chalet at Courcheval in the French Alps. As, the French say, “ooh-la-la.”


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