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Michael Bound: Ski Club Leader

Member since: November 2000

Michael Bound

About me

I didn't start skiing until my 20s (a fact which I often trot out as an excuse for my skiing not being better than it is) but I'm now well and truly hooked. I'm happy on or off the piste and love skiing with other people similarly addicted. I'm a regular visitor to Tignes with my family where we have a small apartment. Other interests include mountain biking, tennis, photography and music, especially opera.

From: Mereworth, Kent, United Kingdom
Leader since: December 2009
Snowsports: Skiing, Ski touring

where Michael is leading a holiday this season

Sainte Foy
FranceSainte Foy
Sainte Foy Exploration 3
01 Apr 2017 to 08 Apr 2017

where Michael is leading in resort this season

Verbier
SwitzerlandVerbierMichael's programme
11 Feb 2017 to 25 Feb 2017

favourite resorts

Sainte Foy
FranceSainte Foy3 star rating
Verbier
SwitzerlandVerbier3 star rating
Tignes
FranceTignes4 star rating
Grindelwald
SwitzerlandGrindelwald4 star rating
Zermatt
SwitzerlandZermatt4 star rating
Last snowed: 19 May   Fresh snow: 15cm

favourites

  • Run
    Lauberhorn, Wengen
  • Bar
    Alpaka, Tignes
  • Après drink
    Gluhwein when it's cold outside, G&T before dinner
  • Holiday song
    Shalamar: I Can Make You Feel Good
  • Ski or board
    Volkl Kendo

best skiing or snowboarding moment

A guided day in Verbier in which we skied the south face of Mont Fort, the Glacier du Petit Mont Fort, skinned across Grand Desert to Fenetre d'Alleves, then a long run down to the village of Pralong.

most embarrassing moment on snow

Hitting a death cookie in white-out conditions and breaking my arm while leading a group in Grindelwald.

skiing or snowboarding aspiration

To ski in Japan.