ski: avoriaz off piste

Today we went back to Avoriaz for a ski date, just D and me. Some schools are already on winter holiday so we expected the crowds, but by lunchtime the lift lines had disappeared. The slopes were somewhat crowded, but we managed to find a quiet section between the pistes where we spent most of the day practicing some different turns. It was a colder day, but the sun was intense and we ate our lunch sitting in a drift. 

In the afternoon, we met a few members and instructors from the club. We joined their group and had the chance to explore some off piste areas of Avoriaz. This was my first real off piste adventure and I loved it. What a gorgeous day! Sun, snow, and soft colors on the drive home.