Tag: 1960s

View of Montagnier including La Providence
Chris Evans sent these from Australia and commented that: Please find the photos attached. Some background/observations on the photos attached I believe each of these were taken by my late grandmother Avril Evans (née Holloway) on a skiing trip she took to Verbier in January 1961 with a group of people, presumably […]
Nick Lyster provided these two photos of his chalet in the 1960s. He acquired the chalet in the early 2000s. It is on Chemin des Fees in the Hameau area of Verbier – note the absence of any other chalets at that time.
1964 : recherche neige désespérement. Dans les stations de ski, le moral est au plus bas.
We were lucky enough to be able to interview a Verbier legend, Denis Bertholet a couple of months before he died in August 2022. The interview was conducted in French by Nina Pillet. Denis was one of the Founder sof the ski school, La Fantastique, as well as a legendary […]
Nicky, a well known skier, first came to Verbier in the mid 60s with his parents. His father, René, was a famous entertainer who compered tea dances at the Farinet and the Farm Club. Nicky became a telemarker and wrote the first rulebook for assessing telemark instructors. He has a […]
Poster seen by Marko Shapiro, no date but probably 1960s?
Sarah Ferguson found these post cards from her first visit to Verbier in 1961. “We stayed at the Hotel Grand Combin. The restaurant is Savoleyres. The view of Savoleyres is from Mont Gele. (I don’t know how to put an accute accent on that last e). The folding panorama -when […]
May Taxi Limousines SA, 50 ans au service des citoyens de sa belle vallée de Verbier et de ses hôtes ! Nous aimerions également souhaiter un agréable séjour à Verbier à tous nos visiteurs assidus ou de passage qui dévalent nos belles pistes enneigées, aux mélomanes, aux sportifs et à […]
Télésiège fixe 3 places (TSF3) du Lac des Vaux II – ( The fascinating story of the Telesiege at Lac des Vaux from the excellent remontees-mecaniques website. Photos kindly provided by Julien Beaud.
The story of the construction, Articles of Association, Financing  of the Sports Centre from 1960 to 1984

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