News from Northern Alps

Check out all the latest happenings at Northern Alps ski resorts, from new lifts to terrain expansions, in addition to Northern Alps weather forecasts, photo galleries, infographics and current events skiers and mountain travelers should know about. Stay up-to-date on Northern Alps ski resort news and events by clicking on articles from the list below or page through to see Northern Alps coverage from the entire ski season.
SFR FREESTYLE TOUR 2017 - ©Office de Tourisme de La Clusaz

SFR FREESTYLE TOUR 2017

The SFR FREESTYLE TOUR is a freestyle skiing competition in several stages. Full Article

TOURNOI DES 6 STATIONS (6 RESORTS) - ©le tournoi des 6 stations / La Clusaz Tourist Office

TOURNOI DES 6 STATIONS (6 RESORTS)

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  • Alpe d’Huez goes hands free

    Alpe d'Huez ski area in France is the latest major resort to offer hands free lift tickets. The resort's 2007-8 season kicks off on December 1st when skiers and boarders buying tickets valid for two days or more will be able to buy a hands free ticket for a two Euro supplement. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Les Gets rewarding skiers arriving in full cars

    The French resort of les Gets, which has been a strong campaigner on the environment, has launched a new scheme to try to do more to help the environment. The "mobilité douce" scheme will reward drivers arriving with at least four people in the car by offering everyone in the vehicle 25% off their lift ticket. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Megève wins Eco Award

    Megève Tourism has become the first French Tourist Office to be awarded the ISO 14001 international certification. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Tignes opens this month for winter 07-08 season

    Tignes opens this month for winter 07-08 season

    With fresh snow across the Alps, the leading French glacier resort of Tignes opens for its long 2007-8 season later this month, on 29th September. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Portes du Soleil launch

    Portes du Soleil launch "Lazybones Ski Pass"

    The giant cross –border Portes du Soleil ski area has announced it will sell a new ski type of ski ticket designed for the modern winter sports holiday-maker when its 2007-8 season kicks off on December 16th. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Les Contamines launches smart parents pack

    Les Contamines launches smart parents pack

    Les Contamines near Chamonix in France has launched "The Smart Parents Pack" which incorporates activities and accommodation for a family of four in a single deal. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • La Clusaz upgrades Etale ski area

    La Clusaz upgrades Etale ski area

    La Clusaz in France is currently completing redevelopment of its Etale ski area at a cost of 12m Euros. This winter, visitors will find two new ski lifts: a quad chairlift with a conveyor belt that will serve the higher section of the Etale massif, and an ultramodern ‘Telemix', which is a combination of chairlift and gondola. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Young European freeskiers unite in Val Thorens

    Young European freeskiers unite in Val Thorens

    Last December Val Thorens saw the birth of an exciting new event: The North Face Ski Challenge. The concept was simple: anyone between the ages of 12-18 could come and show off their talents both in freeride and freestyle at the contest in Val Thorens. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • French super resorts launch 'XXL Pass'

    French super resorts launch 'XXL Pass'

    12 of the best known ski resorts in France have launched a new lift ticket option this winter, the XXL Pass. The new ticket option is available to holders of lift passes valid five days or more from resorts in three of the world's largest ski areas – 3 Valleys, Paradiski and Espace Killy. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Speed Riding at Chamonix

    Speed Riding at Chamonix

    Speed Riding, a kind of cross between ski kiting, paragliding and skiing, will be available to try out at Le Tour in the Chamonix Valley this winter. Full Article

    17th August 2012

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