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  • 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

  • 20cm of Fresh Snow in Tignes

    Tignes. The only ski resort in France to have opened already for the 2008-9 season, has reported 20cm (eight inches) of fresh snow has fallen over the past few days. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Val Thorens Open

    Val Thorens opens for the weekend of November 22nd and 23rd with fresh snow and low priced lift tickets, at only 20 Euros a day. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Vanoise Express Re-Opens On Saturday

    The Vanoise Express cable car, a key artery of the Paradiski (Les Arcs-La Plagne) ski area, will re-open on Saturday 20 December, in time for the start of the 2008/09 winter season. At the end of several months' work to replace its four load-bearing cables, the Vanoise Express has passed all the required safety tests under the supervision of the Departmental Public Works Authority. After two weeks of testing, the departmental supervisory body granted official approval for the cable car to be put into service and opened to skiers. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Tignes Opens For Summer Skiing In Bikinis

    Tignes is the second French resort to open for summer skiing after Les 2 Alpes a week ago. To celebrate the resort staged a bikini ski event in which a small number of enthusiasts took to the snow slopes clad only in swimwear and ski boots. Ski gloves, eye protection and sun cream were also allowed in this ‘competition.' Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Tignes To Host First Winter X Games Outside USA

    Tignes is to host the first ever Winter X Games to be staged outside North America this winter. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Brit Freeskier Earns Wildcard Into North Face® Ski Challenge

    Talented freeskier Chris Benner, 20, of Biggleswade, Bedfordshire, has earned himself a wildcard entry into The North Face® Ski Challenge final this weekend, in Val Thorens, France. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Giant Cable Car Cabins Arrive At Europe's Top Resort

    Two new cabins have arrived in Val Thorens to replace the old cabins of the Cime Caron cable car. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Youngest Competitor Crowned Overall British Female Children’s Champion

    Chalets Direct sponsored skier, Honor Clissold, has been awarded Overall Children’s Champion(female) at the British Ski Championships in Meribel. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • MS Monster Ski Event Back For 2012

    The MS Trust is again staging it’s now annual Monster Ski Challenge in Tignes next winter. Full Article

    17th August 2012

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