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This is the archive for all of the Wengen Managers Blog 2017 – 2018. The Wengen Manager is based in Wengen from the middle of December until the Middle of April. This matches the opening and closing of the slopes in the area for the winter season.

It is the Spring Season and a chance to clean out the memories!

The Season of goodbyes. The season is drawing or has drawn to a close. Maennlichen is replacing the cable car boxes. Ski instructors have time to go for a wee ski tour. SnowpenAir had a fabulous sunny day. Spring snow is available, spring flowers have sprung. A final race of the season was held and […]

Special days, special times, special weather!

A Special Event Last week we held the very special March Hare Treasure hunt! A special venture with the Ski Club of Great Britain. A challenge of two halves, teams used the old DHO piste map which has been adapted for modern day use! First they had to find a location for transceiver search training. […]

Yet more great days on the mountain. Could you be King of the Hill

Kurverein Crystal On the Lauberhorn mountain we enjoyed another race. Thanks to Rolf and the Wengen Tourismus for another fun pairs race. Ian took part on his birthday. Have a look at this (I think you’ll need Facebook) https://www.facebook.com/WengenLauberhorn/videos/1328606393908037/ The challenge as all ways was to be the fastest and everyone put in a lot of […]

Some Results, Some Pictures, Some Comments!

Some Results: Last week we had the Polytechnic races including the Gillian Davies cup. We managed to run the race despite bad weather,broken chair lifts and some very cold children and adults. I have promised to highlight an error in the presented results on the night. Mr Humphryes did actually beat Mrs Humphryes! He was […]

Well we wanted snow! Friends, skiing and pictures.

McMillan Week, racing, friends and fresh snow. Many friends arrived in Wengen over the last fortnight. Many of them coming for the races of McMillan Week. I’m sorry this blog has been a while in coming. Please let me know if you read it and if there is any thing in particular you would like […]

Wild Days, Wild Races, Wild Nights and Inferno weekend!

Wild Races, Wild Nights and the Inferno. Wild! It’s been windy, it’s been rainy. It has been snowing too, thank goodness. Last Friday we skied in the wild, it was a delight to be out skiing, it even included some clear skies and great views. It turned out to be a fabulous final day for […]

Big Weather, Big Race, Big Prizes and still great skiing in a fully accessible Wengen

Big Weather, Big Race The big weather was pretty dramatic. The big race (that’s the Lauberhorn Downhill on Saturday 13th January 2018) had major grandstands damaged, tents blown away and advertisers posters flew off. That was on Monday night elsewhere meters of snow fell which blocked people in to and out of other resorts. That […]

Snow on Snow, a little bleak today: But it’s basically amazing!

Today in the bleak midwinter there is snow on snow. There is also a lot of wind with the snow. It did turn out to be a good day for walking or reading the books. That said it is awesome here, once the wind goes it will be back to heavenly piste. Snowing in to […]

DHO Wengen and a White Christmas

More of us in the DHO Wengen are her in Wengen and its Christmas, it’s a white Christmas. The pistes are glorious, complete and numerous. Black Rock, Oh God!, Under Laeger Chair, Piste. If you can think of it, it is probably piste. Hotel Fields = Piste! Oh OK DHO Gap and Telegraph fields have […]

A Wengen blog about Skiing, Opening and Vista Viewing

On the 18th of December last year I updated the blog. Isn’t it funny the things that remain consistent! The weather has been wonderful and the pistes are amazing to ski on. On our first DHO ski run yesterday, we enjoyed Skiing on the grippy snow in glorious sunshine. I also managed a wee FaceTime […]