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 […]
History of the Hotel Mirabeau 1974 Construction of the hotel and management by Chris Stuckelberger. Of Norwegian origin, Chris came to Verbier on the advice of her mother-in-law, who already lived in Verbier and worked there as a secretary. 1985 Purchase of the hotel after 10 years of management. 1985 […]
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.
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