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First snow of the season

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First snow of the season and we’re looking forward to our first guests! Lucy and Russ

Oh La Vache! The last laugh …

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Cake and cows and crazy mornings – what a great crowd we had to finish the 2013/14 season! It’s been an amazing season for White Stripe Mountain Lodge – so many great guests, plenty of laughter, awesome skiing. Here’s to the next one …

A visit from Africa

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Good friends, good wine, good conversation … always a pleasure.

A Glaswegian, an Irishman and a Frenchman walked into a chalet ..

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It was only ever going to be a hilarious week when this gang walked through the door. No tennis here, just food, wine and a bit of skiing … with Jon (aka The Googlemaster) verifying the facts of every conversation!

Canu am eu saper (Singing for their supper)

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When you arrive at the chalet to make breakfast in the morning and hear your (Welsh) guests singing, you know you’re in for a good day! Those voices … just superb. And as for that brute ofa rabbit… well that’s astory for another day. We loved these guys .. the happiest guests we’ve had in ages.

Trolls, Hobbits and Fairies

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Everyone on the slopes beware … they’re on the loose! Small but perfectly capable of creating plenty of nonsense … and fun.

How Many Engineers Does It Take To Build a Toboggan Run?

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The skiing was amazing … all the latest equipment for a day’s fun on the slopes. But it was the kiddie’s toboggans which really excited this gang. Take one afternoon, three toboggans, two snow shovels, a few engineers and heaps of snow and you have one of the best half-pipe toboggan runs Nancroix has ever seen! Pity we didn’t get a photo of it, but take it from us … it was BIG fun. All fuelled by cake … LOTS of cake. A fun week.

Just Lush

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All the way from the Dorset Coast to mountains of Peisey Nancroix! And they brought Barry Manilow along for the ride. What a great bunch of friends. Lots of laughs this week … and almost everything was just so LUSH! Every time we hear Barry Manilow we’ll think of you guys!!

The Attaché

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This was the week of one Diplomatic Mission, one Ski Congress and … a proposal. Our first marriage proposal at White Stripe Mountain Lodge! Happy times … and huge congratulations to Charles and Jen. A honeymoon in the snow??

The Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall Debating Society

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New Year 2013/14 at White Stripe Mountain Lodge. Sun, snow … and some lively debates into the small hours. Plenty of great food, excellent wine, awesome skiing … a perfect way to start the year.