Today was clear but grey skies. We decided to take the bus to Jaillet and ski Christomet and Giettaz. Usually we tend to ski the Combloux side and Christomet on our way home from Giettaz. But today we skied the red and black runs on Christomet before heading over to Giettaz. We skied the red run Boenet (it is the run going back to Giettaz from the ridge home) which was beautiful corduroy, so we went up and did it again. The sun had come out and the views were impressive, though there was cloud over Chamonix. The drawback is that you have to go right down to the bottom and endure the two slow chairs. We then skied the two red runs at the top. By that time we had got cold (I think it is sitting on the cold chair lifts) and headed home. There were surprisingly few people around considering it was a Sunday and still French holidays, but perhaps we just chose the least busy part of the mountain.
Above is a picture at the top of Giettaz taken when we were skiing with Chris Gill last week. Chris is the editor of "Where to ski & Snowboard". Here is a link to his blog: