Satellite ski resorts – how to get Verbier snow for half the dough

January 3, 2015

Switzerland’s ritzy ski resorts are becoming ever more exclusive, but nearby satellite villages offer a more traditional, affordable après-ski, and access to the same slopes

In the tail of the afternoon, when the ice takes on a lilac tinge and thoughts turn to fireside beers, I’m riding a final line over soft powder-puff mounds of snow – corpulent, buried trees hibernating beneath a deep white cover.

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There is no one else around, and as my friend and I dodge between the frosted branches of sparse woodland, descending towards the glowing yellow windows of the village, the only sound is that swoosh-splatter of fresh powder and the occasional “Whoop!” we can’t help but let out as we fly off the next natural jump.

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