Episode 47: Fog in Chambéry, the Vallée Blanche & Skiing with your Dog

In Episode 47, Jim and Iain discuss cancelled flights at Chambéry, descending the legendary Vallée Blanche and we learn how to ski with your dog.

There’s advice on skiing near Innsbruck, the latest news from Team GB – including the ski jump successors to Eddie ‘The Eagle’ Edwards.

The Ski Podcast would like to thank Switzerland Tourism for their support.

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Show Notes

  • There’s been huge snow in Newfoundland (1:45)

When you really, really are snowed in…!Via @markduggan

Posted by Skipedia.co.uk on Saturday, 18 January 2020
Jim in Ovronnaz
  • The number of steps you have to climb at the end of the Vallée Blanche is significantly more than it used to be due to global warming (39:00)

Global warming in 577 steps…

Posted by Ski Flight Free on Tuesday, 24 September 2019
  • Ben Hollingshead asked for advice about good skiing near Innsbruck – we suggested Kuhtai or Stubai for guaranteed snow, or Nordkette (directly above Innsbruck itself) for more advanced skiers (40:00)
  • Thanks to Chris Meigh, Daniella and Stella for their 5-star reviews (43:00)
  • Please do leave your reviews on Apple Podcasts or iTunes as it helps other people find us
  • Also thanks to all of our listeners for helping us hit record numbers for The Ski Podcast
  • Thanks to Howard McGee for his cheese feedback! (46:30)
  • You can listen to our Ski Podcast special interview with Chris Moran here (47:00)
  • Dave Ryding finished 7th in Madonna – his best result this season (47:45)
  • Ski Sunday is back on. Catch up on iPlayer now (48:00)
  • Katie Ormerod is back (49:45)
  • Jim is off to Bansko in Bulgaria (50:30)
  • Iain is off to Courchevel in France (51:30)
  • The World Cup in Val d’Isère was relocated to Bansko (52:00)
  • There has been a suggestion of strikes in ski resorts in February (53:00)

Could some French ski resorts close due to strike action on 15 February?

Posted by Skipedia.co.uk on Monday, 13 January 2020

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