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

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  • Ski challenge for young European skiers expands

    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.

    17th August 2012

  • Courchevel plans ski slope make over for next season

    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.

    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.

    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.

    17th August 2012

  • Alpe d’Huez goes hands free

    Alpe d'Huez ski area in France is the latest major resort to offer hands free lift tickets. The resort's 2007-8 season kicks off on December 1st when skiers and boarders buying tickets valid for two days or more will be able to buy a hands free ticket for a two Euro supplement.

    17th August 2012

  • Les Gets rewarding skiers arriving in full cars

    The French resort of les Gets, which has been a strong campaigner on the environment, has launched a new scheme to try to do more to help the environment. The "mobilité douce" scheme will reward drivers arriving with at least four people in the car by offering everyone in the vehicle 25% off their lift ticket.

    17th August 2012

  • Megève wins Eco Award

    Megève Tourism has become the first French Tourist Office to be awarded the ISO 14001 international certification.

    17th August 2012

  • Tignes opens this month for winter 07-08 season

    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.

    17th August 2012

  • Portes du Soleil launch "Lazybones Ski Pass"

    Portes du Soleil launch "Lazybones Ski Pass"

    The giant cross –border Portes du Soleil ski area has announced it will sell a new ski type of ski ticket designed for the modern winter sports holiday-maker when its 2007-8 season kicks off on December 16th.

    17th August 2012

  • Les Contamines launches smart parents pack

    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.

    17th August 2012

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