22 DEC 2012DAYS OFF
Mark Austin recently qualified Kiwi mountain guide and Tinderbox team member Chris Fecher head out in search of fresh snow and adventure.
We love laying that first track through the powder snow, because we know what it means when we get to the top of the climb. First tracks! Laying the first track usually also means that the hoards will not be to far behind, especcially...Categories :
22 NOV 2012Winters on the way
Winter looks like it might well be on the way looking at the current forecast for chamonix. The recent stable high pressure has be just perfect for a little Autumn training but It's time for some turns now, so bring on the snow.
Heavy snow falls forecast for next week!!!Categories :
06 AUG 2012Keep it up!
I hope you are all enjoying the Olympics at the moment, wow if that doesn't inspire you to get out and play then nothing will. With that in mind make sure your keeping your self fit and strong for the coming winter season. The better shape you're in, the more you'll get from your skiing holiday in Chamonix. I know I bet you've heard that a million times, but hey I'm...Categories :
06 APR 2012Firing up your passion for skiing
Firing up your passion for skiing with a little spark from the Tinderbox team. The smiles say it all!
Thanks so much for an awesome Chamonix winter season!
See you again next year!
19 MAR 2012Chamonix ski touring season
If you've ever fancied trying ski touring, Chamonix is the place to start. Rewarded by epic backdrops in every direction it’s worth it for the view alone. Getting away from it all is of course another good reason as well as the mental and physical challenge. The sense of adventure and the rewards of a full days ski touring, all quickly out weigh any physical aspect.
19 FEB 2012Mountain Hardwear give away
Here are the details explaining how to enter our Mountain Hardwear give away.
To enter and be in with a chance of winning a cool and stylish Mountain Hardwear T-shirt please follow the steps below:
Step 1 - Have a look at all our courses on the Tinderboxskischol web-site here!
Step 2 - Go to our Facebook page and tell us which one you like the sound of most a why!...Categories :
18 FEB 2012Mountain Hardwear give away
Keep an eye out this weekend for our Mountain Hardwear give away!
We'll post details soon with what you have to do to enter with a chance to WIN Mountain Hardwear goodies.Categories :
03 FEB 2012Chamonix off-piste week
January Off-piste week Chamonix
A family from NZ joined us in Chamonix for six days of adventure ski touring and lift accessed off-piste skiing. During the six days we skied at La Tour where we found some great old powder skiing in the lesser known spots off the back. Day two was spent ski touring on the classic Col des crouches - Breche de l'aiguille de Berard traverse. Day three...Categories :
12 DEC 2011Snow and avalanche conditions
Its snowing hard in Chamoinx this morning, with 15-25cm forecast at 1500m. Moderate to strong SW - NW are due for the next few days in a flow containing further active fronts. The current avalanche risk is 2 - 3 (moderate to considarable) increasing with altitude.Categories :
03 DEC 2011