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Pyret leased the Pub Montfort in the early 80s, taking it over from Jan Engblom. Together, with the legendary bar manager,  Willy, she made the Pub in to the most popular bar in town. She went on to the Trois Rocs development on Place Blanche which replaced the Medran car […]
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, Renée, was a famous entertainer who compered tea dances at the Farinet and the Farm Club. Nicky eventually became a telemarker and wrote the first rulebook for assessing telemark instructors. He has […]
Not strictly Verbier as this was shot in Zermatt by Ace Kvale with John Falkiner as the ski stuntman. The story appeared in the February issue of Powder magazine but the iconic photo of John dropping from the heli has been seen countless times.
Andrew’s photos from his season in 1982 with his future wife jacqui and friends, Tony Mclaughlin and Joris Moschard
Early images of Medran I – Medran & Ruinette
Poster seen by Marko Shapiro, no date but probably 1960s?
The Snoresor team 1993/4 season led by Sewe Bystrom. Snoresor was one of the Swedish chalet companies active in Verbier
We think this is a postcard of a photo taken by Michel Darbellay of Dale Anderson skiing
This humorous postcard from Lesley’s album says it all about the queuing experience in the early 80s
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 […]

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