The APASSION Blog
Chalet APASSION hosted its second spring weekend devoted to total relaxation and plenty of yoga courtesy of the hugely experienced yoga and life-style coach Michele Willmott from Inpired-4-Life. Whilst the weather unfortunately ended up being too chilly to hold any … Continue reading
Opened the curtains this morning to find 10cm of fresh snow outside the chalet! Quite a shock given we’ve been basking in sunshine and temperatures in their 20s this week! The Grand Massif is reporting 25cm of fresh snow at … Continue reading
Wow, what a fantastic day to be on the mountain! Conditions on and off-piste in the Grand Massif were simply amazing! A blue sky day without a cloud in sight and what was even better was that there were hardly any … Continue reading
After all the snow over the last few days the view from the chalet this morning was picture perfect. Blue skies and an abundance of snow everywhere! In fact Flaine, part of the Grand Massif ski area, has reported 80cm of … Continue reading
The recent snowfall over the last couple of weeks has resulted in superb ski conditions across the Grand Massif with some of the best off-piste skiing and stunning mountain views we’ve ever experienced. Soft fluffy powder and plenty of it, and more is … Continue reading
With crystal clear skies and the autumnal colours of the trees we picked the perfect day for the walk up to the Refuge des Fonts. From the parking at at the village of Les Fardeley, just a few minutes drive from Samoëns, the walk-up took just over an hour Continue reading
With only a few days in Samoëns and so many adrenaline inducing activities to choose from the Evans family decided to max out and fit as many activities into their 3 day stay as possible! Continue reading
One of our recent summer guests was a budding young photographer, Hannah Morris, who was so impressed with the views from the balcony of Chalet APASSION that she took time to compose some stunning nights shots overlooking Samoëns Continue reading
With a couple of days between guests we took the opportunity to head south to Talloires on the shores of Lake Annecy.
Taking the longer, more scenic, route over the mountains we followed the D4 past the Chartreuse de Reposoir, a imposing old monastery with such a spectacular backdrop it could have featured in the Sound of Music!
With the Grand Massif ski lifts open for the summer we decided to drive round to Flaine and take the Grandes Platieres gondola up to 2,480m so that we could explore the Désert de Platé Continue reading