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Skis on the Silver Screen – Top Ski Film Locations in France | PV ...

It’s the time of year when thoughts turn to shorter days, big knits and fresh powder…that’s right, time to start scheming the next ski (or snowboard) trip! And whilst the Alps are lush and fresh and green it won’t be long before they come alive again with the white stuff. To help inspire you here’s the lowdown on top celluloid ski moments. So whether you’re a James Bond or a Bridget Jones, here’s our guide to the dos and don’ts of skiing like a star. And if you fancy replicating their antics, we reveal the French film locations where the action took place: 1. On Her [suite...]

Date: 2010-09-16 14:49:03

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5 Best Pre-Christmas Ski Resorts in Europe

If you have started planning this year’s ski holiday, then here is a great deal of information for you.  Pre- Christmas snow is not considered great but some resorts can make this experience better for you.  Here is a collection of best ski resorts selected with the help of the Ski Club of Great Britain. Val Thorens, Trois Vallées, France Generally, Val Thorens  is overlooked in the early winter as most of the adventurers fly down the slopes in Tignes, but the sketch of 600km of pistes, easy to get with a Trois Vallées ski pass, makes it often come to a close second. Out [suite...]

Date: 2010-11-16 09:38:48

2011 Challenging For Ski Holidays Industry | Your Corfu Blog

And Andorra is able to compete with the best of the French resorts when it comes to accommodation for a 2011 ski holiday. Soldeu, the best known of Andorra’s resorts, has a good choice of hotels, including 5 star and others with spa facilities, very close to the slopes. As well as Soldeu, other resorts include next door El Tarter. Higher up is Pas del Casa, and below both these but with great snow is Arinsal. Pas de la Casa and Arinsal have an active nightlife, while Soldeu is more for those who enjoy good restaurants after a day on the pistes than clubbing. For seeing more of the country [suite...]

Date: 2010-11-07 16:45:09

Ski Resort La Pierre St-Martin, France

Ski resort of La Pierre St-Martin is located in the western Pyrenees near the village of Sainte-Engrâce, at an altitude of 1550 – 2200m. This place is a good ski resort in the French Pyrenees, where they provide the opportunity to ski for the disabled. Ski La Pierre Saint-Martin offers a total of 24 slopes. There are black and 7 red, 9 blue and 6 green slopes. Transportation is equipped with 5 and 6 chair lifts chair ski lift. Provided also snowpark for children. For lovers of classic skiing ski prepare Enterprises La Pierre St-Martin 25 km road. Ski La Pierre St-Martin’s main season [suite...]

Date: 2010-11-14 05:52:54

Beginner's luck in quiet Vaujany, France's secret ski - World ...

Quaint: Vaujany is first a village and second a ski resort As we neared the French Alps with their groomed pistes, cable cars and snowy peaks, I was terrified. Not because I hate skiing. On the contrary, I have loved it since the age of seven and consider myself almost competent. No, my fear was purely on account of my boyfriend, Charlie, a cautious fellow at the best of times, for whom this was a first experience. There was even a wager at his office as to which limb he would break first. I began to wonder whether our relationship could handle the fallout from any kind of alpine catastrophe. [suite...]

Date: 2010-11-22 12:36:00

Un week end bien rempli!

J'ai travaillé tout le week end, mais j'ai quand même pu caler quelques activités autres en extra! Vendredi soir, Flo fêtait ses 23 ans à Clavière, en Italie, au restaurant d'altitude "Monsoleil". Nous sommes donc montés en scooter sur les pistes pour rejoindre le chalet... ...où une table géante avait été dressée pour nous (on était une trentaine!). Nous avons ensuite dégusté pleins de spécialités, charcuterie, petits légumes marinés, lasagnes, pâtes au "ragù", le tout arrosé de vino rosso et bianco, un repas délicieux qui s'est achevé en beauté avec un tiramisu. [suite...]

Date: 2006-01-22 20:28:00

Impress Your Chalet Buddies With These Snow & Ski Facts

While most of us are happy to cruise the slopes at a respectable 20 to 40kph, Simone Origone achieved a mind boggling speed of 251.4kph in Les Arcs, France in 2006 making him the worlds fastest person on a pair of skis.. 5) Daredevils Only! The longest ski lift in the world links two entirely separate mountains – 7,160ft Whistler and 8,000ft Blackcomb – at a point where they are a mind-boggling 2.7 miles apart. Like to get closer to the gods while skiing? Then the place for you is the Bolivian Andes where you’ll find the worlds highest ski resort at a sun dazzling 17,388 feet or 5,300 [suite...]

Date: 2010-11-22 19:06:22

The Top Ski Resorts in France | 100 Best Places To Visit Before ...

100 Best Places To Visit Before You Die Travel destinations, guides, tips & advice. Book flights & hotels. Author: Travel Guru French Ski Resorts The most famous ski resort in the French Alps is Chamonix-Mont-Blanc. Chamonix is both the oldest and the biggest French winter-sports resort. Site of the first Winter Olympics, held in 1924, Chamonix boasts the world’s highest cable car (12,000 feet). From the top, the view of Mont Blanc, at 15,700 feet, is stunning. Chamonix Ski Resort Visitors to Chamonix can do more than ski, though. There are conferences, a science fair, fishing and hunting, [suite...]

Date: 2010-11-27 13:35:32

Manx brothers set up ski chalet business in France | Isle News ...

Two Manxmen have set up a new business operating ski chalets in the Rhone Alps area of France. Brothers Jonathan and James Ingram both began skiing as children and have many years of experience working in the ski industry. They are now hoping to attract many visitors from the Island when the winter season begins in December. They have set up My Mountain Chalets and are operating two chalets in one building located in the village of Samoens which is within a one hour drive of Geneva. Jonathan said: “Samoens is a hidden gem for those who love the mountains. It is nestled at the head of the [suite...]

Date: 2010-09-30 08:00:24

Ski packages to France, French ski holidays, Ski France, French ...

It is the most popular ski resorts such as the three valleys, Courchevel, Meribel and Val Thorens and Killy L include surface area of Tignes and Val d’Isere . Another is the huge Paradiski area linking La Plagne and Les Arcs together. Each place has its own feel and can often those who want a nice relaxing by this mileage hungry skiers who want to obtain as much land as possible during the ski holiday in France encountered. aroma skiing can help you book your ski holiday in France we can offer exciting skiing in France and moved with a powerful suite of tools and suppliers to create the [suite...]

Date: 2010-09-14 09:54:23

Sauze d Oulx Italy More Than Just A Ski Resort

By: Robert Palmer For Europeans the name Sauze d'Oulx is associated with skiing. However, Sauze d'Oulx in Northern Italy is a town with many faces. Sauze d'Oulx, which is a commune as well as a town, has a worldwide reputation as a premier ski destination. This is largely due to its exposure during the 2006 Winter Olympic Games. The Games' freestyle skiing events were held in the town's ski resort. Prior to that time, and continuing today, it still plays a major role in skiing championships and contests. Sauze d'Oulx is located in the very northwestern corner of Italy at the foot of Monte [suite...]

Date: 2010-11-04 23:14:42 Accommodation and Travel News :: Chamonix's Hotel Les ...

Chamonix's Hotel Les Lanchers Opens For Ski Season After €1.3m Refurbishment The popular Hotel Les Lanchers in Chamonix is ready to re-open following extensive refurbishment, offering guests a warm welcome in the Mont Blanc ski area 14 October 2010 - Hotel Les Lanchers in Chamonix Mont-Blanc is opening its doors for the 2010/11 ski season following a €1.3m refurbishment of its bedrooms, restaurant and facilities. In an enviable location just two minutes walk from the Flégère cable car, Hotel Les Lanchers dates back nearly 100 years and has built up a reputation for fine food, [suite...]

Date: 2010-10-15 07:31:00

Meribel Ski Resort – great for the whole family

Meribel is split into two areas, Meribel Mottaret which has an altitude of 1800m and Meribel 1450. Meribel 1450 is the main resort centre full of all the facilities a ski resort should have. The higher altitude Mottaret is a quieter place. Mottaret has a lot of ski-in and ski-out accommodation. Meribel has many ski schools offering lessons for the beginner and refresher courses for those who may not have partaken in the sport for a while. There is private tuition and for those with families there are also children’s courses available. Experienced skiers may be interested to know that there [suite...]

Date: 2010-10-24 12:41:46

Cycling Collet d'Allevard and Super collet : Cycling Challenge

Will is Happiest while cycling uphill. More enthusiastic than talented, his 2010 Challenge is to cycle a 100 Cols (mountain passes), survive La Marmotte again, and complete at least one century a month. Email this author | All posts by Will 12 Responses » georges on September 18th, 2008 at 2:14 am: what location incovenients do you talk about ? Will on September 18th, 2008 at 12:21 pm: salut georges according to Le Cycle it is not along standard Tour routes. It’s a very nice climb and would be an interesting mountain top finish georges on September 22nd, 2008 at 4:16 am: salut will , [suite...]

Date: 2007-10-16 07:00:00

Hotels - Le Melezin by Aman Resorts - Courchevel

Rue de Bellecote 73120 Courchevel 1850 (Savoie) France (33) 04 7908 0133 Who's Going: Spa Hotel, Hip Clientele, All-Suite Hotel Reason to Stay: Ski Concierge, Ski-In/Ski-out, Designer Hotel Hotel Type: Ski Resort The Scene: When you think of Aman Resorts, the first think that comes to mind isn't the little-known Le Mezelin in Courchevel. Not a new property, Le Mélézin's dates back to 1956 when it opened as Le Savoy. After a substantial overhaul, the resort was modified into a 5-star resort by Aman Resorts with decadent spa and lavish lobby. The location is spectacular, directly on [suite...]

Date: 2009-11-06 08:00:00

The Unrivaled Collection Of Luxury Ski Chalets In Megeve

As one of France’s premiere luxury chalet rental agencies, Eden Luxury Homes describes Megève as one of the best all-round luxury vacation destinations this winter. Eden Luxury Homes offers an exceptional portfolio of luxury chalets featuring an enticing range of elite services With the official conclusion of summer holiday season, the team at Eden Luxury Homes is all geared up to create an incredible winter holiday experience for its clientele. "A gem in the French Alps, the ski resort of Megève exudes a brilliant blend of an old world charm and invincible luxury", states director, [suite...]

Date: 2010-09-09 05:28:20

Montgenèvre Ski Resort – Serre Chevalier France

Montgenèvre Ski Resort opens today and if you have a Serre Chevalier season pass you can use one of your ‘extra days’ today. Serre Chevalier opens in 2 weeks time, but Montgenèvre always opens a little bit earlier, because it’s. Go here to see the original: Montgenèvre Ski Resort – Serre Chevalier France Tagged as: chevalier, extra-days, Little Bit, montgen, opens-today, season-pass, Serre Chevalier, use-one, [suite...]

Date: 2010-11-27 10:02:30

Outstanding Ski Leaseback With Views Of Mont Blanc

Ski-in, Ski-out and golf and this superb resort High in the Paradiski area of the French Alps, this luxury 4-star resort has everything to offer the modern skier. Nestled high on the hillside, it has been designed to offer first-class ski-in, ski-out living. Indulge in all the excitement the mountain has to offer. Stunning 360� views of Mont Blanc and the Tarentaise Valley, superb powder snow and prime access to 420 kilometres of runs in the Paradiski domain. You are steps away from the golf course too. The facilities The residence offers only the best in on-site facilities. Residents [suite...]

Date: 2010-10-30 00:00:00

Montgenèvre Ski Resort – Serre Chevalier France

Montgenèvre Ski Resort opens today and if you have a Serre Chevalier season pass you can use one of your ‘extra days’ today. Serre Chevalier opens in 2 weeks time, but Montgenèvre always opens a little bit earlier, because it’s. See the original post: Montgenèvre Ski Resort – Serre Chevalier [suite...]

Date: 2010-11-27 10:02:30

Montgenèvre Ski Resort – Serre Chevalier France

Montgenèvre Ski Resort opens today and if you have a Serre Chevalier season pass you can use one of your ‘extra days’ today. Serre Chevalier opens in 2 weeks time, but Montgenèvre always opens a little bit earlier, because it’s. Go here to read the rest: Montgenèvre Ski Resort – Serre Chevalier [suite...]

Date: 2010-11-27 10:02:30

Best European Ski Holiday Destinations

France includes this resort on their list of “snow-sure resorts,” so you can plan a holiday trip there without worry.  You might also try Kitzbuhel, Val Thorens in the Alps, or the Jungfrau region for good early snowfall. January to February Considered high season, this will be the busiest time at almost every resort.  It is a superb time to plan a ski holiday, but it will be crowded.  Ski in Arlberg for a good covering of snow and the opportunity to ski many diverse slopes.  You might also try a ski holiday to Verbier, Chamonix or the Dachstein glacier in Austria for something [suite...]

Date: 2010-09-21 15:25:50

Use Ski Horizon To Have A Blasting Skiing Vacation_9568

Sean loves to ski and he is overjoyed with Ski Horizon. It gives him the chance to ski in the place he loves the best the Alps. He has written some reviews about his skiing experiences and others with Travel Horizon. Visit his website to read them: Use Ski Horizon To Have A Blasting Skiing Vacation Ski Horizon, the sister concern of the most popular holiday organizer Travel Horizon, has become immensely popular. Its popularity stems from the fact that it provides some of the best options for those who are looking for highly thrilling vacations. Just like Travel [suite...]

Date: 2010-11-17 18:08:45

Weekly World Snow Roundup: More Ski Resorts Opening Around the ...

Tignes is still the only ski area open in France and received 15cm of fresh snow earlier this week, increasing its base depth to 60cm with six pistes open totaling 14 km. This weekend will mark the opening of Val Thorens ski area which will host the first leg of Ski Force Winter Tour 2010, a gathering of the biggest ski manufacturers for free gear demos. Italy’s Presena Glacier reports the deepest snow depth in the world this week with 3.4 meters (more than 11 feet) of snow on the ground. Conditions are great at present at most of the open Italian resorts, including recently opened Cortina [suite...]

Date: 2010-11-18 16:17:18

Luxury Chalet Rental | Ski | Switzerland | Alps | Verbier | Chalet ...

Resort: Verbier Area: Alps Country: France Surface: 350 sq.m. Bedrooms: 6 + 1 Bathrooms: 5 +1 Expansive outdoors for never-ending views This traditional luxury chalet is located in the secluded Plan-Praz area of Verbier and can be considered an iconic chalet, a true mountain retreat. Built in 2005 and arguably a little isolated from the town centre, the owners of this luxury chalet have managed to combine comfort and style while taking advantage of the breathtaking views that come with the location. The interior has been lovingly furnished with modern art works adorning the [suite...]

Date: 2010-11-19 17:08:10

Holiday Nights In France | Articles

If you are looking for slopes which are suitable for beginners, the resort that is near Megeve at the Combloux is the most appropriate venue. If you are traveling with family, the better place to spend your holiday nights is the Les Carroz resort which is near Flaine. It is the ideal place for family holidays. There are other places that also offer up to date amenities and this include Les Arcs ski resort. It is a high mountain skiing place with good snow. Some of these resorts are seasonal but for all year round skiing, you should check out Tignes. It is one of the most famous resorts that [suite...]

Date: 2010-11-28 21:00:08

British Alpine Ski School arrives in Megeve - (Chamonix,Combloux ...

British Alpine Ski School arrives in Megeve, St Gervais and Les Contamines for winter 2009 The 2009/2010 winter season will herald the opening of a brand new service for British ski holiday makers with the arrival of the British Alpine Ski School (BASS) based in Megeve, France, covering the Evasion Mt Blanc ski areas; Consisting of Megeve, Jaillet, Combloux, St Gervais, and Les Contamines. The aim is to supply high quality, English-speaking client centred courses for British and English Speaking skiers, using only expert British Instructors that are the highest qualified in the world. BASS [suite...]

Date: 2009-09-18 07:53:06

Enjoy Playing Skiing at Chalets Chamonix

If you consider skiing or boarding holiday in Europe this year, rent a ski chalets chamonix is should definitely be on your shortlist. Chamonix is always chooses one of ten major ski resorts in the world and very easy to see why. The chamonix chalets offers stunning mountain scenery, with Mont Blanc provide a stunning backdrop to the area. In addition to beautiful scenery, Chamonix Chalet also has one of the largest ski areas in Europe, with slopes for all levels really. Chamonix has established a reputation as the capital of skiing off-piste in France, with snow-capped glaciers of the Vallee [suite...]

Date: 2010-11-17 18:04:10

Skiing and Snowboarding at The Val d'Isère Resort in France ...

This is a beautiful spot in the Rhône-Alpes region of south-eastern France. It was visited by in excess of 65,000 people each week last season.  Val d’Isère is known for its delightful chalet parties and spectacular scenery. The resort has two stunning glaciers and a 1,900m vertical drop. It has 300km of piste and 10,000 hectares of off-piste. The site is equipped with over 90 ski lifts with the capacity to ferry passengers, at a rate of 135,000 an hour. They can then enjoy the first touch of snow, due to the resorts distinctive topography. Why not push yourself to the edge, skiing and [suite...]

Date: 2010-11-24 14:44:49

Peak Retreats wins second Guardian Travel Award | SKIREBEL Magazine

Peak Retreats, the UK based specialist for winter holidays has won the prestigious Best Ski Operator in the annual Guardian Travel Awards for the second year running. The award measured through polling, was given to the operator following an even higher satisfaction rating of 98.7% that it received a year earlier from its 20,000 poled readers. The Guardian said, “For the second year, Peak Retreats, which looks beyond the big resorts and takes its guests to smaller, more authentic French villages, wins the day.” Xavier Schouller, who sold his own home to set up Peak Retreats with his [suite...]

Date: 2010-11-29 12:12:21

Tips For Buying European Ski Chalets

France is also home to some with the most challenging ski slopes within the world so if you’re experienced you’ll be able to actually challenge your self. The other fantastic thing about French ski property is that you simply usually are not just limited to utilizing your property during the ski season. Many with the resorts have been there for a really long time and as a outcome have developed a great deal with the amenities. This implies there is a excellent night life and other facilities that you simply won’t locate in several ski resorts. It is what aids to create purchasing ski [suite...]

Date: 2010-11-12 18:19:58

Ski Chalet Chamonix Is The Perfect Ski and Boarding Holiday ...

Chalet chamonix is consistently voted one of the top ten ski resorts in the world and it’s easy to see why. The Chamonix Valley boasts some outstanding alpine scenery, with Mont Blanc providing a stunning backdrop to the area. In addition to some beautiful scenery, the Chamonix also has one of the largest ski areas in Europe. Chalet chamonix has forged a reputation as the capital of off-piste skiing in France, with the snow covered glaciers of the Valley Blanche reaching almost legendary status among off-piste skiers and boarders. The Valley Blanche is a 20km off-piste descent into the town [suite...]

Date: 2010-11-23 15:13:27

Ski France this winter

The most famous ski resort in the French Alps is Chamonix-Mont-Blanc. Chamonix is both the oldest and the biggest French winter-sports resort. Site of the first Winter Olympics, held in 1924, Chamonix boasts the world’s highest cable car (12,000 feet). From the top, the view of Mont Blanc, at 15,700 feet, is stunning. Chamonix Ski Resort Visitors to Chamonix can do more than ski, though. There are conferences, a science fair, fishing and hunting, various music and folk festivals, and an alpine museum. An 18-hole golf course will delight golfers, and three movie theaters provide enough [suite...]

Date: 2010-11-26 18:49:03

Top 5 Chalets in Meribel – Catered Chalets with Ski-In Access

Find the top 5 chalets in Meribel for luxury ski vacations. These catered chalet rentals in Meribel, Rhone Alpes France are top ski chalets in a top France ski resort. Meribel chalets from top vacation rental agencies offer great vacation home options for French ski vacations this winter [suite...]

Date: 2010-11-23 14:00:10

Built Location With Nursery Ski Slopes | Walker Expert Painting ...

Quiet, great value, purpose-built vacation resort with nursery ski slopes and gentle sledging at village level. Connected towards the 3 Valleys region, off-duty parents can get in some good ski time, but as it’s also lower than the tree line, on-duty parents can take the kids on activities for example forest walks. Anybody worried about altitude. La Tania is 1 from the lowest resorts at no more than 1,350m high. And at under 600 miles from Calais, you are able to travel there from the United kingdom. Geneva airport has a great nursery – useful within the case of travel [suite...]

Date: 2010-11-30 03:23:30

Luxury ski chalets for sale in the Alps | News - Property News ...

Penny Churchill takes a spin around the Alps and finds British buyers are back in the market for ski chalets for sale in France and Switzerland Thursday, 25 November 2010 Penny Churchill After a couple of years of hesitant activity and slow progress with sales, snow-hungry British buyers are returning to the Alps in force this year. The reasons are twofold, believes Jeremy Rollason, head of Savills Alpine Homes: ‘The perception that sterling has bottomed out against the Euro and a renewed level of confidence that has been lacking in the market for the past 18 months.' But before those brave [suite...]

Date: 2010-11-25 13:22:43

PlanetSKI | News | Val Cenis sparkles

Val Cenis sparkles Wednesday November 24, 2010 - Email this article to a friend You have probably heard of Val d'Isere and Val Gardena, but what about Val Cenis? It is relatively unknown to the British market but is growing in popularity. It is one of those undiscovered gems that you ought to get to before everyone else does. Val Cenis consists of two linked villages, Lanslevillard and Lanslebourg,  along the valley floor in the Haute Maurienne, in Savoie. A couple of years ago the ski area was linked to the neighbouring ski area of Termignon and suddenly a rather good ski area was [suite...]

Date: 2010-11-24 08:00:00

5 Reasons for Ski Holidays in the Ski Resort of La Plagne France

Well La Plagne is a ski resort that has something for everyone whatever level of skier you. There are over 425km of pistes in the Paradiski, 23 greens, 66 blues, 40 reds and 27 black runs. Add to that an incredible off piste ski area as [suite...]

Date: 2010-11-11 20:35:53

Serre Chevalier - afghan-based british soldiers bound for canadian ...

afghan-based british soldiers bound for canadian ski resort – Ski Rebel Magazine afghan-based british soldiers bound for canadian ski resort Ski Rebel Magazine, Canada - Nov 17, 2007 … then out to verbier, switzerland and serre chevalier, france for the royal armoured corps, divisional and army championships. we are also hoping to meet … Source: luc alphand – gilles picard : mitsubishi motors team dakar luc alphand – [suite...]

Date: 2007-11-26 14:48:42

Swiss Ski Holidays |

Once thought of as perhaps conservative and a little boring, Switzerland’s image is starting to change. A great choice for ski holidays, this country can accommodate skiers of all abilities and on all budgets, and those who used to flock to Austria and France next door instead are starting to realise that there’s some serious fun to be had in Switzerland. If you’re after a really glamourous holiday then look no further than St Moritz. The rich and famous have long been taking their ski holidays here, and it’s easy to see why: along with an extensive ski area, there are plenty of [suite...]

Date: 2010-11-30 18:06:25

French Speaking Chalet Girl Required in Morzine | Jobs Abroad Bulletin

FRANCE / Ski Chamois Ski Chamois is based in the French Alps above the village of Morzine. We are a friendly jumbo chalet accommodating up to 54 persons. We are looking to hire a confident French speaking chalet girl to work within a team of 10 staff. Duties will include: Bar work Waitressing Cleaning General Housekeeping Evening entertainment Included in the job package: Accomodation Food Lift pass Ski jacket Insurance Transport to and from resort And a wage The season will begin mid December until mid April. If you are interested in applying please send a CV and photo to [suite...]

Date: 2010-09-28 17:41:36

Open Ski Resorts as of October 25, 2010. - Ski Europe Now

Chamonix: 0 base and upper; 4/84 lifts; Mer de Glace/Vallee Blanche open Italy: Passo Tonale:  28 in base, 47 in upper; 4/30 lifts; 1/30 trails, 2 km open (cannot confirm resort status) Val Senales/Schnalstal Gletscher: 10 cm base, 180 cm upper, 20 cm new; 1 trail open; 4/13 lifts open; 8km trails open Switzerland: Engelberg - Titlis: 10 cm base, 110 cm upper, 30cm new; 8/82 trails open; 3/24 lifts Saas-Fee: 10 cmbase, 115cm upper, 15cm new; 25/100 trails open; 3/22 lifts Zermatt: 0 base, 167cm upper, 15cm new; 17/350 trails open; 7/9 lifts; one run open to base (very questionable: [suite...]

Date: 2010-10-25 17:28:45

Winter Wonderland at Chalet Le Dragon

News from Chalet Le Dragon, La Chapelle d’Abondance We have witnessed, over the last 48 hours, a huge snow fall which is very uncommon for so early in the season. The piste bashers are out in force bashing the pistes ready for the slopes to be opened next weekend!! La Chapelle d’Abondance, Chatel, Morzine, Avoriaz and Abondance have all received well over 30cms of fresh snow (and still falling) and seen temperatures drop well below minus 10 degrees during the day!! Have you booked you ski trip yet for this season? If not, rooms are filling up throughout the Portes du Soleil as the [suite...]

Date: 2010-11-27 12:51:00

Recommendation for affordable ski resorts in Western Europe? | all ...

veritas asked: I will be spending Christmas in Alsace, France and would like to go skiing / snowboarding for a couple of days after that. The resorts in France are just too expensive. Any suggestion of a more affordable place for winter sports? In Germany / Austria / Slovenia perhaps? Thanks so much, guys. This entry was posted on Thursday, November 11th, 2010 at 7:35 am and is filed under all inclusive luxury resort. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed. You can leave a response, or trackback from your own [suite...]

Date: 2010-11-11 13:35:47

Open Ski Resorts as of October 15 2010. - Ski Europe Now

Chamonix: 0 base and upper; 4/84 lifts; Mer de Glace/Vallee Blanche open Italy: Val Senales/Schnalstal Gletscher: 2 inches base, 55 upper; 1 trail open; 3/13 lifts open Switzerland: Engelberg - Titlis: no report on snow depth; 8/82 trails open; 5/24 lifts Saas-Fee: 0 base, 115cm upper; 25/100 trails open; 8/22 lifts Zermatt: 0 base, 167cm upper; 17/350 trails open; 11 lifts; one run open to base (very questionable: the site says yes, the Zermatt website says no so I think no run open to the base.) Remember, check with the local website/tourist office to make [suite...]

Date: 2010-10-15 15:20:19

val thorence

With ... Explore Val Thorens Chalets France last minute ski deals Val Thorens Ski Resort, Skiing Chalet Holidays Val Thorens in the beautiful French alps use our ... snow report Val Thorens. Full snow reports including snow report, [suite...]

Date: 2010-11-24 08:37:58

Tignes is hosting the 2011 European Winter X Games

Tignes Ski & Snowboard Resort Northern French Alps, Savoie, France The event will host top shredding athletes from all over the planet, including the bootiful defending women’s slopestyle champ Jenny Jones, Swissman Iouri Podladtchikov, who last year posted the highest scoring pipe run in X-Games history, as well as Ozzie Torah Bright and Frenchman Mathieu Crepel who set the Superpipe on fire with his famous frontside 1260 in Snowboard. It’s halfpipe and slopestyle on the cards once more and you can be sure of one hell of a show. So if you’re gonna be in that neck of Europe around [suite...]

Date: 2010-11-11 13:19:43

Ski resorts in France

The ski area, 185 miles of noted trails, 81 rises integrated – no T-bars Luxury Megeve. If we arrive in a right year, we competence even be means to attend a World Cup race, hold upon a unchanging basement (Chamonix was a site of a [suite...]

Date: 2010-11-24 09:48:24

Pierre & Vacances opens booking for ski season 2010/11 | PV ...

To all our customers and ski fans who have been waiting patiently.. wait no longer for your snow fix: Pierre & Vacances has launched online booking for ski season 2010/2011 this week! Customers can now book self-catering ski accommodation, check winter availability and can take advantage of exclusive discounts for this years’ ski season on our website Pierre Vacances early bird ski offer Fans of Pierre & Vacances can also save 20% if they take advantage of the early bird offer. Book now and you can save 20% off your ski holiday if booking seven consecutive [suite...]

Date: 2010-07-02 14:15:29

Knee Deep Powder in Tignes

With just a month to go until the ski season kicks off, things are beginning to look good snow-wise in the higher altitude resorts. I can personally testify to that fact that conditions in Tignes are already superb. I headed over there on Wednesday night which proved to be a bit of a mission on snowy roads. It was miserable and wet in Bourg Saint Maurice down in the valley, but by the time I’d wound my way up half the hairpins to Tignes it was dumping with snow. There weren’t many cars on the road, but those that had braved the weather were snow-chaining up from a few hundred metres [suite...]

Date: 2010-11-12 18:54:06

Skiing and Snowboarding in the Pyrenees

I hope you have found this review useful and that it has given you a flavor for a couple of my local ski resorts in the Pyrenees, I have skied in a few different places and countries, including Austria, Italy, Bulgaria, Germany and Canada but I can honestly say that I have enjoyed my skiing here as much as anywhere else, obviously there will be personal favorites but as far as I am concerned as long as you look for the positive and don’t get too hung up over minor irritations you can enjoy any resort. You can get further information and details on skiing in the Pyrenees on my website Skiing [suite...]

Date: 2010-11-16 14:34:52

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