Entries by Roddy Willis

More Wasps = More Snow | Snow Prediction for Winter 2018-19

Verbier Snow Prediction:- More Wasps = More Snow? This summer’s high temperatures and sustained warm weather have led to a plague of wasp, at times our garden in Bruson has looked like a wasp super highway – we have been battered all summer by the pesky blighters and the local Val des Bagnes fire service […]

Roddy Willis Ski Instructor | New Logo and Website

Roddy Willis Ski Instructor | New Logo and Website As you can see I’ve got a new website and a new logo – If you want to be certain you are booking me, Roddy Willis, for your ski lessons in Verbier, then please contact me directly via my new website www.roddywillis.com or email me at […]

Cheaper Verbier Lift Passes | Winter season 2018/19

It’s that time of year, the days are getting shorter, spiders are coming into the chalet and TeleVerbier are offering deals on lift passes – Televerbier is offering 15% of lift passes purchased before the end of September: TeleVerbier are also selling the Mont4Card which is an amazing deal if you are young: 300CHF for […]

Gordon and Florence | Verbier Snow Predictions Winter 2018/19

Climate change potentially is very bad for humanity…. extreme weather events… last year we experienced one of the hottest summers on record, massive autumnal tropical storms lined up one after another and then followed by one of the biggest winters on record. This year average global temperatures are set to be the hottest on record, […]

Verbier Ski Piste | The Big Clean Up

‘Come and help us clean up the mountains we all love: let’s collect all the rubbish that doesn’t belong there!’ Well that’s what the leaflet said’ It didn’t sound like the greatest of family days out, trudging around the Verbier ski pistes collecting up other’s detritus…. but our collective civic responsibility kicked-in and off we trotted to […]

VERBIER Skiing & The Biggest Selfie

Le premier Gigaselfie de Suisse est aux Ruinettes V E R B I E R Tous à vos smartphones! Depuis cette fin de semaine, la station de Verbier propose à ses hôtes d’immortaliser leur pas- sage sur les pentes des Ruinettes, via le premier «gigaselfie» de Suisse.  

Telemark Skiing | Verbier Day Off Skiing

‘Well, I gave my mind a thorough rest by plunging into a chemical analysis. One of our greatest statesmen has said that a change of work is the best rest. So it is.’ A. Conan Doyle in Lippincott’s Monthly Magazine 1890 With this in mind over the last few season I have ploughed my days off […]