Les 2 Alpes is organising the Rock On Snowboard Tour this year Oct. 24 and 25. This new event is dedicated to free and open-to-the-public snowboard tests where pros and amateurs can try new products by snowboarding's biggest brands.
Burton, Dupraz, Nitro, Vans, and company will all be present and ready to unveil their latest creations for the 2010 season. More than 1000 boards will be on site, as well as company representatives ready to advise boarders on their choice of equipment.
In addition to the tests, several sought after competitions will reward the best riders of the 2009 at Les 2 Alpes famous snowpark. Competitions include the Rider Hero (an amateur contest), Rec Your Band (a video competition), and the one-of-a-kind Rail Guitare trick contest. For pro boarders, a TTR circuit will be one of the first competitions to take place before the 2010 winter Olympics in Vancouver.
All events take place on the Les 2 Alpes glacier between 2900 and 3600 metres in altitude. The weekend also kicks off the opening of the glacier until Nov. 1, 2009. This will be the opportunity to get a first taste of Les 2 Alpes before the opening of the entire resort Nov. 28, 2009.
For the Rock On Snowboard Tour, Les 2 Alpes offers a package deal starting at €100 per person that includes two nights of accommodation and a two day ski pass. Prices are based on a four person apartment at maximum occupancy.