Whats New in Resorts

Sarenne Snow Bike is 10 years old this year!

Alpe d’Huez 10th April 2018 – The Megavalanche is a mythical mountain biking race organized every summer at Alpe d’Huez, the Sarenne Snow Bike is its un-timed winter version … Sarenne Snow Bike / Sunday, April 15, 2018   Each year, the resort of Alpe d’Huez organizes a mid-April crazy descent … down the legendary black track of Sarenne by bike on a beautiful carpet of freshly groomed snow … connoisseurs will

Students Brawl With German's On Austrian Ski Lift

Thursday morning in the ski resort of Obertauren, Austria a wild brawl broke out between British Sixth Form students and a German father and son. The fights broke out after a verbal exchange quickly escalated to a physical dispute believed to consist of seven British students (15-16) and two Germans, a father (51) and son (16). Local police reported a wild scramble using fists and ski poles erupted in the lift

VAIL RESORTS INTRODUCES EMMA, YOUR EPIC MOUNTAIN ASSISTANT

VAIL RESORTS INTRODUCES EMMA, YOUR EPIC MOUNTAIN ASSISTANT, THE WORLD’S FIRST DIGITAL MOUNTAIN ASSISTANT TO PROVIDE REAL-TIME INFORMATION TO SKIERS AND SNOWBOARDERS Emma, Your Epic Mountain Assistant, is the world’s first digital mountain assistant to offer information on everything from grooming, lift line wait times and parking to recommendations on rentals, lessons and dining options.  Guests will instantly receive expert, local information tailored to each resort and to their needs.

STAR TRAIL 16 MARCH 2018

Today, March 16th marks the 3rd annual running of Les Arcs’ white trail race: The Star Trail! The race consists of a running race on a groomed piste of about 11 km, between Arc 1800 and Arc 1950 The Village, incorporating 710m of positive height difference. Fresh snow, nocturnal challenge, prize giving and a buffet all herald a convivial time outdoors. To add that exclusive touch to this “made-in-Les-Arcs” race,

At the Chamois d'Or, the first 5-star hotel in Alpe d'Huez and Isère!

A 5-star hotel dedicated to families and children, in a family atmosphere ! It’s a well-deserved reward that has just been awarded the Golden Chamois. With a 5th star, and becoming the first hotel of this category in Isère, the Chamois d’Or officializes the incessant work carried out for several years by Thibaut and Didier Lassarat and their team. “A big chalet with a family atmosphere” At the Chamois d’Or, the atmosphere

Severe Weather Warnings And Slope Closures Sweep The Alps

(image courtesy of Les Arcs FB) Strong winds and heavy snowfall from storm #Eleanor has caused many resorts across the Alps to close this morning, conditions are not expected to improve for the next few days. We will keep you updated as much as we can on resort & road closures/conditions! Les Arcs Most of resort closed for safety. Roads being cleared around the clock. Follow Les Arcs’ Facebook for

Les Arcs - KEY WINTER EVENTS 2017/2018

Winter Film Festival – 10-12 November 2017  The Coeur d’Or Cinema, Bourg Saint Maurice Programme of snow riding sport films and pre-premiers featuring: skiing, snowboarding, telemark, freeride, adventure, freestyle SKI’N’FONDUE 15-17 December 2017 The season gets off to a flying start with some great short stay offers and fondue, THE mountain speciality, to tempt you at every corner! The Les Arcs European Film Festival – 16-23 december 2017 The Les Arcs Film Festival is taking

Perisher Ski Resort Investing $4.2 Million In New Chairlift And Snowmaking

The new quad chairlift will increase lift capacity by 75% in one of Perisher’s most popular areas, for the 2019 season. Additional snow-making brings investment to over $25 million in recent years and bolsters already preeminent early season experience. Vail Resorts is also investing $66 million(CAD) at Whistler Blackcomb for new lift infrastructure and on the heels of $50 million(US) in improvements in 2015, Park City Mountain will also see

Alpe D’huez Opens  Saturday 2nd December

Alpe d’Huez opens its slopes on Saturday 2nd December for 141 days of not stop ski until the 21st of April 2018 . The excitement is rising within the resort which is getting ready to welcome our local fans who are prepared to make a long journey to take part in the opening of the season. An unmissable event, festive and friendly both on the slopes and in the resort

Snow Express to  Serre Chevalier

There are many ways to get to Serre Chevalier for your ski holiday, including with tour operators or independently using flight and transfer, but few automatically consider the bus option.  If you are an independent skier or snowboarder, then this year you should consider the inexpensive alternative. Snow Express This year the new “Snow Express” service will allow you to connect between Paris and Serre Chevalier/ Briançon and you can