News from Savoie

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

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  • La Plagne Offers More To Freestylers

    La Plagne has improved its facilities for freestylers still further this season and with the resort's snow cover well ahead of its average for this time in the season, it's looking great for the rest of the resort's long season. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Val d'Isère : It's still skiing & snowboarding time !

    Skiing on soft snow and coming back with a lovely tan… That's the right way to end the ski season ! Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Ski challenge for young European skiers expands

    New for the 2007-2008 ski season, The North Face Ski Challenge will evolve into a pan-European qualifying tour, climaxing with finals in Val Thorens, France next April. A new development will also see the Ski Challenge now include category competitions for girls, as well as boys, aged 12-18. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Courchevel plans ski slope make over for next season

    Courchevel in the world's largest ski area, the 3 Valleys, is working on a long list of improvements for next winter. Snowmaking is a priority with a new 125,000 cubic metre reservoir and upgrading of the snowmaking system itself to install more efficient, lower energy equipment. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Three Valleys six-day adult lift ticket reaches €220

    A six day lift ticket for the world's largest fully lift-linked ski area, the 3 Valleys shared by Merivel, Les Menuires, Val Thorens, Courchevel and several other resorts, will cost €220 next winter, an increase of five Euros, or a little over two percent, on last season. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • New six seater chair for Meribel

    Meribel in the world's largest ski area, France's Three Valleys, is building a new six-seater high speed chairlift ready for the coming winter. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Last Chance To Ski France in August Before 08-09 Season

    France's three remaining summer ski centres are in to their last month of operation in August prior to closing for three months before opening for Winter 2008-9 in November. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Summer Ski Season at Val d'Isere Ends Early

    Warm temperatures in Val d'Isere have led the lift company to end the summer ski season a few weeks earlier than scheduled. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • New Gear Testing On Glacier As Tignes Reopens In September

    Edge 2 Edge, a ski and board rental and purchase company, has teamed up with Mountainsun Ltd who run Chalet Les Melezes in Tignes, France to provide Ski and Board Camps from 26th September when the Tignes ski area re-opens after a four week closure, until 14th December. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Tignes Opens 1400m Vertical This Saturday

    Tignes will open for the 2008-9 season this Saturday, September 27th. The resort's Grande Motte Glacier will be open with skiing on a 1,400m vertical down to Val Claret - that's a bigger vertical than most resorts have open in mid-winter and believed to be the biggest September skiable vertical available anywhere. Full Article

    17th August 2012

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