News from Southern Alps

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

10 of the best family ski resorts in France

Find a ski resort in France to fit your family profile so no one is left out in the cold. Full Article

Skiing the Milky Way: A resort for everyone - ©Sestriere Vialattea

Skiing the Milky Way: A resort for everyone

Six very different ski resorts with 400 kilometres of linked terrain.

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Powder in the French Alps: 80cm of snow in 24 hours

Powder in the French Alps: 80cm of snow in 24 hours

Serre Chevalier, Les Orres and Praloup among the ski resorts to be inundated with powder.

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  • Opening day powder pictures from Saturday - ©Meribel

    Opening day powder pictures from Saturday

    Chamonix, Courchevel, Meribel and Serre Che opened Saturday with excellent conditions. Full Article

    10th December 2012

  • Snowpark of Risoul

    Snowpark of Risoul

    The ski resort of Risoul has from now on acquired an important know-how as regards of bumps that we have built for 5 years. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Small ski areas still building big lifts

    Whilst several small mid-sized ski areas in the Alps, including Abondance in France, have decided to call it a day after the poor snow winter at low altitude last season was the proverbial 'last straw,' others are investing in new infrastructure in a bid to continue the fight. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Serre Chevalier plans further 50 million euro spend

    Serre Chevalier in the Southern French Alps has announced plans to spend 50 million Euros on upgrades up to 2011, following initial investment since its acquisition by the Compagnie des Alpes (CDA). CDA reportedly views the area as a destination of significant importance, and following the substantial investment in the region's ski infrastructure, considerable growth is predicted to follow. Serre Chevalier already attracts 1.3m skier visits and claims to be the fourth largest ski area in France. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Serre Chevalier readies for winter

    Serre Chevalier readies for winter

    This winter the southern Alpine resort of Serre Chevalier will unveils its latest six-seater chairlift, Les Combes. Serre Che will also widen its "les vallons" trail and create a new beginners' area on the Aravet plateau. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Montgenevre Leading French Resort For Snowfall

    Montgenevre Leading French Resort For Snowfall

    Montgenèvre is reporting that a month in to its ski season it is one of the leadsing resorts in France for snowfall. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • More Big Snowfalls in France Lead To Big Snow Clear Up Bill

    More Big Snowfalls in France Lead To Big Snow Clear Up Bill

    Snowfalls have been continuing in France throughout the past week with accumulations of up to 110cm (44 inches) over the past seven days and both the Northern Alps and the Pyrenees doing well. Sunday February 8th was a particularly snowy day across the country with www.Skiinfo.fr issuing 30 powder alarms. , in particular in Pyrénées and North Alps. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Ski Resorts Open Early In France

    Ski Resorts Open Early In France

    Two French ski resorts have announced early openings for winter 2011-12. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • A Ski Camp that Teaches Steeps to Expert Skiers in the Alps

    Miles and Liz Smart Continue Doug Coomb's Tradition of Steep Skiing Camps in the French Alps and beyond. Full Article

    27th June 2012

  • Freeriding for the whole family

    Could your kids be natural born freeriders? Embark on a family off-piste adventure. Full Article

    13th March 2012

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