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by: Sally Black - 23rd January 2009

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  • 3All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 4Family Friendly
  • 3Aprés Ski
  • 4Terrain Park
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Laid back, sunny, relaxed ski resorts.
Slightly fragmented resort base.

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Pra Loup has quite a big ski area which is lift linked to the neighbouring resort of La Foux. Pra Loup itself is divided in to two, the main original resort and then a new development a mile or so away with nicer modern accommodation. We stayed in that and had a great apartment, but most of the facilities were up at the original village so we spent a lot of time driving up there trying to find a place to park or on the ski bus. There's a good mix of ski runs and I visited with my younger brother who was well looked after is the ski school. At the top resort there's a nice semi-covered arcade of shops and restaurants - must be 20 or 30 - so everything was easy to reach and we had a good affordable meal each night, usually crepes or pizza. So all in all it was just a nice relaxed place. We drove up from Nice and i think a lot of other people come from Marseille. It is mostly French guests there, not many international.

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  • Sally Black (23rd January 2009)

    Pra Loup has quite a big ski area which is lift linked to the neighbouring resort of La Foux. Pra Loup itself...

  • tom on the top (24th February 2008)

    great good snow very friendly theres a great snow park + the snow really is amazing veiws at the top are too#...

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Ski and snowboard enthusiasts from around the world:

We have been proud to provide you with free access to snow reports, resort guides and more, and we are beyond grateful for your readership and contributions to our community over the years.

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Mountain News Corporation and our OnTheSnow and Skiinfo websites will be shutting down. We will explore the possibility of selling, partnering, or contributing assets to another media outlet if there is an opportunity to allow for a consistent or enhanced online experience. For inquiries about Mountain News Corporation, please email Feedback_OTS@mountainnews.com.

We want to thank our loyal employees for their tireless work over the years to bring great information to all of you. We take comfort knowing that our collective passion for the sport of skiing and snowboarding will certainly live on.

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