Skiing/France/Alps/La Grave/February 10, 2008 - Day 1


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5/18/2010 8:21:10 PM
Caption  :  Terran hiking from the Gondola to the poma lifts for the final elevation gain at La Grave.
5/18/2010 8:39:30 PM
Caption  :  Kira riding the 1st Poma.
5/18/2010 8:42:17 PM
Caption  :  View of the last poma lift to the top of La Grave ski area (3550 meters / 11, 647 feet) . The "practice" steeps are visible on the left side of the exposed glacial ice in the shadows.
5/18/2010 8:47:30 PM
Caption  :  Linda, Terran and Kira stopping for the view and a picture on the Glacier de la Girose.
5/18/2010 9:04:03 PM
Caption  :  Linda and Kira taking a break at the mountain lodge (Peyrou d'Amont) between the Gondolas.
5/18/2010 8:56:46 PM
Caption  :  Terran at the mountain lodge (Peyrou d'Amont) between the Gondolas. La Meije in the background.
5/18/2010 9:06:38 PM
Caption  :  Waiting for the 2nd Gondola (in the image) and looking up the moutain from the unload station of the 1st Gondola.
5/18/2010 9:10:14 PM
Caption  :  Looking out the Gondola window at La Meije.
5/18/2010 9:12:49 PM
Caption  :  Terran, Linda, and Kira just off the 2nd Gondola.
5/18/2010 9:15:12 PM
Caption  :  La Meije (Elevation 3982 meters / 13, 064 feet)
5/18/2010 9:18:18 PM
Caption  :  Terran relaxing between long runs. The crowds were normally thin and almost always we had gondola cabins to ourselves.
5/18/2010 9:20:41 PM
Caption  :  Linda trying out 'stylish' French ski wear.
5/18/2010 9:26:55 PM
Caption  :  Mike and Linda enjoying an apres-skiing beer at our Hotel Edelweiss in La Grave. The accommodations were spartan but the food and ambiance was excellent!
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