News from France

Check out all the latest happenings at France ski resorts, from new lifts to terrain expansions, in addition to France weather forecasts, photo galleries, infographics and current events skiers and mountain travelers should know about. Stay up-to-date on France ski resort news and events by clicking on articles from the list below or page through to see France coverage from the entire ski season.
Go Global: Mountain Collective New Additions - ©Paul Morrison

Go Global: Mountain Collective New Additions

The Mountain Collective adds New Zealand destinations to its season pass. Full Article

 CP - Skicolor, an amazing event on the Les Gets' slopes! - ©Les Gets Service Presse

CP - Skicolor, an amazing event on the Les Gets' slopes!

Let's meet up for the second instalment of this unique and colorful event. Share the occasion with family or friends, for the ultimate fusion of fun, ski and music, with an exceptional DJ set by PFEL from C2C!

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Lara Gut, queen of Val d'Isère - ©valdisere.com

Lara Gut, queen of Val d'Isère

Winner of the downhill after her victory in the super-combined, the Swiss stole the show over the weekend at the Criterium de la Premiere Neige.

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  • More Snow in Andorra

    Grandvalira, the largest ski area in Andorra and the entire Pyrynees is claiming to currently have the most terrain open of any of the 50 or so ski areas in the area, which includes resorts on the French and Spanish sides of the mountain range. Full Article

    14th February 2007

  • Carnival Week In Engelberg - ©La Plagne

    Carnival Week In Engelberg

    Engelberg is staging its annual Winter Carnival with music, sliding on cafeteria trays and a genuine Witch-Hunt this week. This is one of the few occasions when you have the chance to run in to a genuine witch on Europe's ski slopes. Full Article

    7th February 2007

  • The Yard Opens at Sugarloaf

    After running a Name the Park contest from October through December for its newest terrain park, Sugarloaf USA announced the winning name and opened its new terrain park on February 3rd. Josh Tauses of Kingfield, Maine received a season pass, the inaugural run through the park and ultimate bragging rights as author of the winning name – The Yard. Full Article

    6th February 2007

  •  Lutsen Terrain Park Makes Debut - ©O.T. La Norma

    Lutsen Terrain Park Makes Debut

    It has taken a little time this winter, but Lutsen's new – and first – terrain park is finally open. It wasn't that long ago – back in the 90s – that Lutsen relegated snowboarders to certain areas and only at certain times. Full Article

    30th January 2007

  • France a Snowy Work of Art

    "The mountain is now dressed with a beautiful white coat. The sun is shining in the 3 Vallées and the snow sounds like "ccrriiiisss" under your skis. Come and enjoy the art work of the pistes bashers," enthuses a spokesman for the world's largest ski area in France, shared by the resorts of Courchevel, Meribel, Val Thorens, Les Menuires and others. Full Article

    29th January 2007

  • Arctic Week in La Plagne

    It may still not be quite as cold and snowy as they'd like but La Plagne in France is staging an Arctic Week ("Plagn'Arctic") from the 22nd to 28th January. Full Article

    23rd January 2007

  • Chamonix Downhill Races Cancelled

    Despite heavy snowfall in the Alps since New Year, the World Cup race schedule remains in turmoil, this time because temperatures are climbing again. The latest victims are the men's Downhill and Super-Combined World Cup races scheduled for Chamonix on January 20th and 21st. Full Article

    17th January 2007

  • Healthy Snowfalls in French Alps

    Fresh snow has been falling across the French Alps boosting depth on upper slopes and providing enough to open ski runs down to resort level at some areas that had been struggling. Full Article

    2nd January 2007

  • Mixed Reports From the French Slopes

    France has the most mixed bag of resort reports from the current varied snow conditions in the Alps. In most cases it's resorts with higher, particularly north facing, slopes that offer the most open terrain. Low temperatures have helped to preserve pre-Christmas snow falls on higher slopes, but whilst temperatures remain below zero and the sun keeps shining, conditions feel great, but more new snow would help. Full Article

    27th December 2006

  • Newbies Flock to Verbier Xtreme Qualifier

    Fifty four rookies will be participating in the elimination competition for the legendary Verbier Xtreme in the spring. More than 150 potential competitors have registered their desire to compete so far. Full Article

    21st December 2006

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