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Decade: 1970

HP Gubler kindly provided these photos of the early days of Ski Service from 1972-78. 2022 is their 50th anniversary!
Interview with Gert (“Gerre”) Petterson, a well known member of the Swedish community in Verbier. Gerre first came to Verbier in 1974. Over about 40 minutes he tells his story, how he worked at any job to begin with then joined Sportresor and never looked back. He now lives in […]
Lindsay first came to Verbier in 1971 to work for Murison Small as a chalet host. She returned in the early 80s and has been in Verbier ever since. She is a serious botanist, has done a myriad of jobs – research assistant, cooking, hosting, ski instructor etc – and […]
We think this is a postcard of a photo taken by Michel Darbellay of Dale Anderson skiing
Cartoon of Francis de La Luge a much loved bar & restaurant
Lesley Taylor (now Lyons) worked several seasons for Ski Jeannie first in Verbier then Andorra. Her photos illustrate a chalet girl’s life
A place to put memories & photos of the Pub and Club Mark Warner
Chalet Arc-en-Ciel was let to Murison Small the chalet company.  It slept eight and looking at the photo then and I have seen it recently I suspect it was quite new!!
Every two weeks coach loads would arrive with our Chalet guests.  Their first evening meal was always French Onion Soup followed by Boeuf Bourguignon and Apricot Mousse for desert – this meal was designed to last another day should their arrival be delayed!! Happy Days
A fascinating document…Survey undertaken by SOLFOR SA, Geneva in March 1972. There were 1006 respondents

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