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  • 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 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

    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'

    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, 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

  • French resort campaigns on snow record

    High altitude Avoriaz in France has launched a publicity campaign highlighting its excellent snow record. The initiative is aimed at countering the initially generalised and then inaccurate media reporting of “No Snow In the Alps” last winter, when most higher resorts actually had plenty. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Val d’Isere ready for World Cup racing

    Val d'Isere's World Cup racing will both be staged on 2009 World Championship courses for the first time. With the Alps receiving the best of early snowfalls in the world's major ski regions so far this season, the signs are good for the 52nd version of the « Critérium de la Première Neige » - Val d'Isere's annual pre-Christmas World Cup racing. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • The first giant eco snow park comes to Europe

    This year, Avoriaz in France has brought to Europe a new generation of 100% natural snow playgrounds, "The Stash". A new concept in snowparks imported from the Californian resort of North Star, it was developed by Jake Burton himself. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Extreme winter sports stars heading to Chamonix

    The top athletes representing the extreme sports of skiing, snowboarding, mountaineering, speed-riding and BASE-jumping will be in Chamonix in February 2008, to dispute the Nissan Outdoor Games by Columbia film and photo competition. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • World's top riders head to Tignes

    For the fourth year in a row, Tignes is organising the ultimate event for the top riders in all the alternative sports that involve skis, boards and wheels. Tignes Airwaves will run for five days from January 7th to 11th and this winter there'll be a female event for the first time. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • SKI CROSS World Cup in Flaine, France From Tuesday the 15th to wednesday the 16th of January.

    Commitment, Technique and Show ! …These are the recipients of FLAINE's Ski Cross World Cup. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Chamonix rewards train travel

    Chamonix Tourist Office has been organising a lucky draw at 6pm each Saturday for those people who have travelled to the resort by train. Guests are invited to come along, with their rail ticket, and take part in the draw to win a wonderful basket of local and regional produce. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Freeride World Tour reaches Tignes

    The fourth stop on the inaugural Freeride World Tour will be staged at Tignes this month. Open to qualified snowboarders and skiers, the competition will take place on the famously rugged slopes surrounding the high French resort between the 8th and 13th March. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Test article about Poland

    The fourth stop on the inaugural Freeride World Tour will be staged at Tignes this month. Open to qualified snowboarders and skiers, the competition will take place on the fa... Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Les 2 Alpes Announces Summer 2008 Operations

    Les 2 Alpes which boasts one of Europes largest skiable glaciers, and is famed for its summer skiing, has announced operating details for the coming summer 2008. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Spring Skiing in Chamonix until 11th May

    Once again, April offers excellent conditions for spring skiing in the Chamonix Valley. Theres over five metres of snow at the top of the Grands Montets (3300m) and over two metres of snow at 2000m. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Tignes Announces New Summer Boardercross Course

    Tignes - which operates one of the world’s largest summer ski areas - has announced its operating details for the coming season. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Last Chance To Ski In France This Season

    With no glacier ski areas opening year round any more, the next few days are the last in which to enjoy the spectacular 2007-8 snow season in France Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Learn To Ski In The Sun At Tignes

    Tignes is offering more than the usual options when it re-opens for glacier skiing on June 21st. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Tignes Offers Football on The Beach And Skiing This July

    World famous football star Eric Cantona will be in Tignes early next month to lead the French beach football team in an international contest to be staged from July 4th to 6th. Full Article

    17th August 2012

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