There are now five freestyle areas spread over the resort (features include a permanent half pipe, three ‘boardercross', sections are divided to suit experts, beginners and amateurs.

There are snowpark features suited to both beginners and experts. 900m long, the 7Cube has a special ski pass for those who just want to spend their day enjoying the freestyle features. The Pass'Park costs just €20 and gives you access to the snow park, the half pipe and the boardercross.

Ski Club of Great Britain figures show 260cm (just under eight feet) on higher slopes and 165cm (five foot, six inches) on lower runs. The resort has had a foot of snow in recent days and another 45cm (18 inches) is expected this week, taking La Plagne further past its annual average fall at this time in the season.