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23 September 2017

Summer only ended officially last night, yet the rosebay willowherb has already gone to seed, and the rowans on the main street are laden with blood-red berries.

The locals say it’s going to be a long winter.

Val d'Isère, 23 September 2017
Val d'Isère, 23 September 2017

The marmots are already back in their burrows. And the locals say… well, you know.
But skiers and snowboarders aren’t complaining.
Val d’Isère’s lifts open nine weeks today and don’t close until 1 May.