Les Arcs

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We just arrived home after a week skiing at Les Arcs France high in the Alps. We stayed in a great resort – Les Arcs 1950 (all parking underground – leading straight to hotel and a quaint village above.

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Unfortunately, we had too much snow. It took us 5 hours to climb the last 20 kilometres. We bought chaims at the bottom and I learned how to install them about half way up. 5 kms from the top a bus got stuck ….. yuck.
This was three and a half hours longer than it took me to bike the route this summer (photo below).

Les Arc 2000

We had a great little suite with views right onto the slopes.

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There was too much snow. The continuous storms meant that most lifts were closed several days. Still there were a couple of days of very good skiing.

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Les Arcs below our chalet Les Arc 1950

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