Some going skiing, some leaving, while others were on excursion…

Plenty of activities this morning, with the groups splitting up after breakfast, some going skiing, some leaving Les Elfes, while others were on excursion to the cheese and chocolate factory. Upon the mountain the weather was challenging, but this didn’t stop the elite group of skiers/snowboarders learning and improving on their skills. Later that day,…

Another bluebird day

Today was another bluebird day up the mountain, and the students enjoyed the sunshine and warm weather after the rainy weather yesterday. It was an especially great day for some of the students who are still finding their feet down on the Les Esserts beginner slope: They got to take the gondola all the way…

31/12/2013 – Happy New Year

Good day skiing today, a little busy on the slopes but great weather conditions, the students are doing very well now getting more skiing and learning more advanced techniques. All groups returned to Les Elfes and signed up for optional activities, swimming, shopping and staying at Les Elfes. After optionals the students had dinner and…

Skiing, hot chocolate and disco

Skiing today for most groups, some having intensive languages, others going straight up to the slopes. After lunch everybody was skiing/snowboarding for the remainder of the day. Later, after hot chocolate and snacks, the students signed up and went on optional activities, some signed out and went to town, none chose to go swimming and…

Busy Morning !

This morning was rather busy, with a group going skiing, group going to Cavalier chocolate factory, then on to shopping in Vevey and a group going to Chateau de chillion, followed by shopping in Monteux. For the group going skiing, they took on a hearty breakfast before heading up to the mountain, learning new skills…

Fresh Snowfall

Today has been a very good day, beginning with fresh snowfall… slight shame it was very cold today, but this didn’t slow down or stop the students at Les Elfes, after having a relaxing lie in shortly followed by getting everything ready after breakfast and being just as excited as the first day they arrived….

Ski, Snowboard & Music Video

Everybody awoke to the relaxing sound of Swiss radio. After getting a cooked breakfast, or cereal, the groups got changed in the correct gear for the day and headed down on to the Les Elfes mini busses with their instructors, while some had intensive languages. On the slopes everybody was getting on very well with…

Full night worth of snowfall

After Breakfast, the groups split with some doing intensive languages, while others doing skiing/snowboarding. We had a full night worth of snowfall, making it better for skiing and boarding, allowing learning to carve and turn on the steeper runs much easier. Later that day, after lunch, there was optional activities with others doing languages. During…

After Ski optionnal activities enjoyed

The day began with the groups getting up early, moving on downstairs for a cooked breakfast and had some time to get ready for skiing/snowboarding. After the morning of skiing, the groups had a hot lunch and hot chocolate on the slopes/ chalets. Later that day, after snacks, they went on Languages and optional activities,…

Massive game of UNO + disco

After a very exhilarating day of skiing and snowboarding, the groups returned to Les Elfes for some very warming hot chocolate with snacks. During this time they signed up for the afternoon activities, swimming, shopping and staying in. Some of the group that decided to stay at Les Elfes and participated in a massive game…