Auguste Amiez, known as Pépé Gust ‘, is a pioneer of Pralognan La Vanoise village! He founded the first social pub in 1937, the iconic Bar du Bochor that still remains today! Pépé Gust’ was not only a bartender, he was also shoemaker, hairdresser … The first alpine ski boots were taylormade by Pépé. He also rented the first skis and skins to meet the growing demand of visitors.
With his shop, he meets the growing demand of the village’s first visitors. Pépé Gust ‘was a skilful skier and a solid mountain climber! He is also the great grandfather of our barmaid Florine De Leymarie, ex-ski champion talented ski instructor native from Pralognan La Vanoise.