Val d'Isere has opened its short summer skiing season. Tignes will follow on June 27th.
Les Arcs is open for the weekends of 20/21 June and 27/28th.
Peisey-Vallandry's Facebook page is this blog's recommended social media site for the summer - lit comes complete with a good selection of local news, as well as various pictures of cows.
More on the coming summer here.
What's more of a concern is the return to our screens this Autumn of something scary: