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Mountain bike on snow. Starting at 3,000 metres, hurtle down "Tête Ronde" blue slope: a vertical of 700 metres and length of six kilometres. This is available for experienced mountain bikers on three nights every week (Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays).
Ice driving on the Alain Prost circuit is normally reserved for Trophée Andros racing drivers, but the Ice Driving Academy offers initial training and a first drive in a Renault Clio RS, Renault Mégane Sport, Cross car or Mitsubishi Lancers under the supervision of well-known drivers. The Alain Prost ice circuit, the highest in Europe, 980 metres in lenth, hosts the first Trophée Andros event at the beginning of December every year.
Visit the Cime Caron summit (3,200m) for the most beautiful view of the Alps. It offers a memorable panoramic 360° view over more than 1,000 French, Italian and Swiss Alps summits. On the peak, it is possible to have lunch in the sun and relax, and thanks to the special map you will be able to identify the Mont Blanc, and all the great peaks.
Major events in Val Thorens:
December: Trophée Andros and the SFR Freeskiing Tour
Feburary: Ski Cross European Cup
March: Slopestyle Snowboard European Cup
Projected Opening Ski Season: 11/24/2012
Projected Closing Ski Season: 05/12/2013
Projected Days Open: 168
Days Open Last Year: 164
Years Open: 42
Average Snowfall: 270"
Pros: The biggest and best there is...
Cons: Distance from Geneve
Pros: Ski Terrain is immense!
Cons: Been Twice, Whiteout all week, both times!!!
Pros: Amazing Terrain and Tons of Snow
Cons: Hard to Get to!
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Val Thorens invites skiers to enjoy the resort's first weekends - Nov. 20-21 and 27-28 - with accommodation and lift pass packages.More