/Alexandra Armand

About Alexandra Armand

Alexandra is a ski instructor based in Les Deux Alpes, France. She has many years experience here in Les Deux Alpes and is known for her patience and love of sharing her sport with her clients. Alex's aim is to ensure you have the best possible time on your skis and achieve your skiing dreams. Book a lesson with Alexandra and you will learn loads and have a fantastic time!
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19 08, 2022

Snowy winter for 2023?

By |2022-08-19T08:02:18+01:00August 19th, 2022|Uncategorised|Comments Off on Snowy winter for 2023?

As we come to the end of summer the million dollar question on everyones minds is, is it going to be a snowy winter this winter? But how can we tell? How do we know? You can listen to the weather forecasters but they don't have very accurate ideas till nearer the time. They are [...]

22 07, 2022

Villard Notre Dame

By |2022-07-22T13:59:18+01:00July 22nd, 2022|Mountain Biking, Uncategorised|Comments Off on Villard Notre Dame

Enjoy this fantastic day with Alexandra your local bike instructor / guide. This day out can be done on an E-bike (or peddle if your feeling energetic!) with the most beautiful views over the Oisans valley. We start in the world famous village of Bourg D'Oisans, meeting at Bleach (our preferred bike shop). If you [...]

28 09, 2021

Skiing This Winter and COVID

By |2021-09-28T12:34:05+01:00September 28th, 2021|Skiing, Updates|Comments Off on Skiing This Winter and COVID

Lots of people are asking me how I think Skiing this winter and COVID will be. And perhaps most importantly what restrictions and rules I think will be in place. With this in mind I thought I would write this blog so that the information is available to everyone! I am based in Les Deux [...]

28 09, 2020

Fitness for Skiing

By |2020-09-28T17:00:45+01:00September 28th, 2020|Skiing, Uncategorised|Comments Off on Fitness for Skiing

Fitness for skiing - fitting it into our everyday life. We often don’t have time for keeping fit in our busy lifes.  However we have all had that moment on the first day when our legs are burning that we think to ourselves “I wish I’d made some time for exercise before our skiing holiday”! [...]

28 04, 2020

Learning How To Ski – My Journey

By |2020-04-28T17:45:23+01:00April 28th, 2020|Skiing, Uncategorised|Comments Off on Learning How To Ski – My Journey

Introduction This is a lovely blog from Emily Rogers. The Rogers family are friends of TipTop Ski Coaching and Emily has done this project/blog during her lock down home schooling time. Please share far and wide to help Emily get some extra recognition for her great work! Learning how to ski - my Journey [...]

30 03, 2020

10 tricks for surviving Lock Down

By |2020-03-30T13:07:50+01:00March 30th, 2020|Uncategorised|Comments Off on 10 tricks for surviving Lock Down

This is a short blog on how to survive lock down. Here in France we have been on lock down for 13 days now. The government have been introducing tighter rules each day. Now we couldn't even run with the dog in the woods behind my house. We are entitled to 1 outing of a [...]

4 12, 2019

First Ski of Winter 2019/20

By |2019-12-07T10:11:34+00:00December 4th, 2019|Skiing, Uncategorised|Comments Off on First Ski of Winter 2019/20

Two girls, November and plenty of snow, First ski of the winter .... Anne and I set off for the Col de Lautaret first thing on Wednesday 13th November 2019. The snow has come and its time to put our skis back on! - The first ski of winter 2019/20. We planned a leisurely start [...]

2 10, 2019

MIAS Level 1&2 With Gethin MTB

By |2019-10-02T15:45:39+01:00October 2nd, 2019|Mountain Biking, Uncategorised|Comments Off on MIAS Level 1&2 With Gethin MTB

Why Would a Ski Instructor take her Bike instructor Qualifications? I love biking as well as skiing? ... well, although this is true there are also other things to consider as well. Alex taking a man made drop off in Les Deux Alpes Because climate change and global warming are becoming more and [...]

21 09, 2019

Bike Park Wales

By |2019-10-02T15:37:37+01:00September 21st, 2019|Mountain Biking, Uncategorised|Comments Off on Bike Park Wales

The Booking Experience After a good few times trying to visit Bike Park Wales whilst I was in the UK I finally secured my slot for 11th September 2019. At £36 for the days uplift I was hoping for great things and wasn’t disappointed. Booking was very easy and online. I just chose my day [...]

1 03, 2019

Snow Report Les Deux Alpes – 1st March 2019

By |2019-03-01T22:09:57+00:00March 1st, 2019|Uncategorised|Comments Off on Snow Report Les Deux Alpes – 1st March 2019

Sun with snow coming The sun is shinning but snow is on its way. Les Deux Alpes has had a very warm sunny few weeks. The weather changed today and we are seeing some snow this evening with the hope of more snow next week. This Snow Report is brought to you from Les Deux [...]

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