High and dry in Verbier

High and dry in Verbier

Recollections of a great winter’s day skiing with a dedicated, happy team of volunteers at Verbier4All from English freelance journalist, Simon Watkinson. Not being one for surfing the Internet, I don’t really remember how I came across Verbier4All’s...
A full-on day

A full-on day

PART II The long slope home We paused on the crest of the Col de Gentianes, looking down towards La Chaux. Having not factored in the ZipLine experience into our timing, most of the snow had been skied off the slope and the little that remained was in the form of...
A full-on day

A full-on day

PART I The Mont 4 ZipLine 4 All The plan was to take our young uniskier up to Mont-Fort to show her the panorama of the Alps. I hadn’t bargained on Sophie. That Saturday, we were skiing with a very determined young American. When Sophie suggested the Mont 4...
I loved skiing with Julie!

I loved skiing with Julie!

For the last ski of the Verbier4All season, Julie, Jean-Victor and Kathryn were joined by some of Kathryn’s friends from London. They joined in the fun, carried Julie down the steps at Gentianes and followed the rig down to La Chaux. Coming down the Jumbo steps...
It is just so beautiful up there.

It is just so beautiful up there.

My name is Jemima and I have Osteogenesis Imperfecta, also known as Brittle Bone Disease. I never thought I would be able to ski and I wouldn’t have been able to do it without you guys. It was a really fun, awesome experience. I will definitely be back and would...
And if I just did it…?

And if I just did it…?

Just as a bird flaps its wings to take flight, Julie waves her arms to express her joy: sitting in the seat of a Tempo Duo steered by a Swiss ski school instructor, she speeds down the slopes. This is the first time we are skiing together as a whole family, and for...
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