Chairlift chat

Posted 31st July 2018

Chairlift chat

Interesting Ski Facts


If your chairlift chat is running dry – remember a few of these interesting ski facts to entertain your chairlift companions.



Mouflon – a subspecies group of wild sheep.

Chamois – a goat-antelope species native to mountains in Europe.

Wild boar – are very common in the Alps, especially at lower altitudes under 2000m

Wolves – were hunted out of the Hautes Alpes in the 1930s. From the 1990s they have started to re-establish themselves here coming over the border from Italy

Marmots – are large ground squirrels that live in burrows in mountainous areas and hibernate during winter.














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