"Les Menuires..." Saint-Martin-de-Belleville by Djinn76

...my 2nd week of ski ;-)

This is a ski resorts in "Les 3 vallées", one of the biggest ski area in the Alps (600km). The other resorts are Courchevel, Meribel and Val Thorens...

I had a great time there. Even if it still possible, I would not recommend the station to total beginners... I had one week before to practice in a smaller ski resort ;-)

In the morning, you simply get out of your chalet, put your ski, and you're gone for the day...
There is so many slopes that you can easily go across the 3 valleys without using two times the same slope...

My 4th week of ski...

I went back in 2003, too much confidence? Anyway; this is the result : a broken shoulder and cracked ribs due to a spectacular fall on a (too) easy blue slope ;-(
I've spent the rest of the stay reading books in the appartment...

  • Last visit to Saint-Martin-de-Belleville: Mar 2003
  • Intro Updated Apr 27, 2003
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  • Happyhead's Profile Photo
    Oct 22, 2004 at 2:02 PM

    Ouch - that is the biggest bruise I've ever seen!

  • sean65's Profile Photo
    Dec 31, 2003 at 12:24 AM

    They should charge the mountain with War Crimes......

  • firechick's Profile Photo
    Nov 24, 2003 at 5:16 PM

    Thanks for this nice page on St Martin de Belleville, and I hope your next skiing trip turns out better for your health!! :-)

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