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Snowlife

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70 posts

38 months

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Tuesday 28th February 2012 quote quote all
Do we know when the passes are due to open this spring? With the recent warm weather in the mountains I hope we wont be waiting too long.
I did the Grimsel Furka Susten loop last summer & can't wait to give it another crack. I've been commuting over the Brunig every 2 weeks this winter, but it doesn't really compare.
Would be great to get a few cars involved & to meet some local PHers wavey

iluvmercs

5,876 posts

111 months

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Wednesday 29th February 2012 quote quote all
I'm hopeful I will be heading for the CH Passes this year, as it seems to have been an annual event since owning the Audi driving
Roll on Summer! thumbup

Darren

Whitean3

1,515 posts

82 months

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Wednesday 29th February 2012 quote quote all
Indeed! Bring it on...
The passes tend to open in early June...

Fuchs

212 posts

79 months

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Wednesday 29th February 2012 quote quote all

krallicious

2,783 posts

89 months

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Wednesday 29th February 2012 quote quote all
I'm sure something will be organised again this year whistle
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UltimaCH

2,479 posts

73 months

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Thursday 1st March 2012 quote quote all
Roll on the summer. Will have time to drive as I'm retired end of the month. Also, may have a surprise up my sleeve..... 996GT3mk1CS cool Spring is not here yet and we can expect some more snow before June. Certain parts of the alpes are with a very heavy layer of snow...

RainerM

810 posts

115 months

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Monday 5th March 2012 quote quote all
it is snowing actually in Graubuenden:-((, central-eastern Switzerland has much,much more snow than the Engadin,(checked that last week;-))

and yes, we should be with you again, it is alsways big fun :-))

From the 23rd June onwards we are on holiday, then going to the LeMansClassic 2012:-))....meeting some PH again:-)))

Have a nice week all of you.

Rainer and Dot

@Ultima:-) so we are already two retired chaps in our group;-))

chandrew

308 posts

93 months

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Monday 5th March 2012 quote quote all
Rainer,

The snow in the Engadine isn't too bad. Last week was too hot and the lower slopes are a bit worn but I was in powder up to my waist just off the Marguns lift on Monday. There was about 20cm fresh snow yesterday morning in Celerina.

The issue at the moment is avalanches. The Albula line was disrupted almost all week.

Snow was forecast in the Engadine all week.

UltimaCH

2,479 posts

73 months

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Monday 5th March 2012 quote quote all
RainerM said:
@Ultima:-) so we are already two retired chaps in our group;-))
Guess so, but at least we are not too old so as not to enjoy some nice cars... I have my eyes on a C63T as a retirement present to myself cool;)

Fuchs

212 posts

79 months

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Tuesday 6th March 2012 quote quote all
Looking forward to the spring as well.

The 993 has a layer of dust on it about a cm thick.....

Snowlife

Original Poster:

70 posts

38 months

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Thursday 8th March 2012 quote quote all
Fuchs said:
Thanks, that is a useful site.
Are any that are open now worth the effort?
I did the Juiler pass a few years ago, but it's 2 hours just to get there, bit long for a round trip in a day. I'm currently in Grindelwald/Interlaken & need a fun day of driving, don't mind getting close too/driving in the snow on the way if needed.

Snowlife

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70 posts

38 months

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Thursday 8th March 2012 quote quote all
All this talk of Porsche's etc & retirment is a challenge for young me in the Golf, sure we can still have fun
UltimaCH said:
Guess so, but at least we are not too old so as not to enjoy some nice cars... I have my eyes on a C63T as a retirement present to myself cool;)

RainerM

810 posts

115 months

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Monday 26th March 2012 quote quote all
@Ultima:
C63T, lovely car, and THAT concert:-))
Finally spring is coming here, but still on my winter-tyres, you never know in my region.....

Fingers crossed for a sunny Hooner's Delight:-)

Rainer and Dot

krallicious

2,783 posts

89 months

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Tuesday 27th March 2012 quote quote all
I'll start a thread wih some dates this coming week as I will then know my work rota for the summer but the 16th June is looking very good for me! driving

chandrew

308 posts

93 months

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Wednesday 28th March 2012 quote quote all
Yes, that date could work.

DJRC

21,883 posts

120 months

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Wednesday 28th March 2012 quote quote all
Well its nice of you to pick my birthday chaps, but alas Ill be driving the truck down to Carcassone with the wife and dog that weekend.

I am though picking up a billy bargain SLK in the next cpl of weeks. My housemate and I also have a Col D'Turini Plan for May if its viable.

Whitean3

1,515 posts

82 months

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Saturday 31st March 2012 quote quote all
krallicious said:
the 16th June is looking very good for me! driving
Me too... driving

JMGS4

8,065 posts

154 months

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Sunday 1st April 2012 quote quote all
16th June looking good!
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