Resort News

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

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,

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

Avoriaz To Open 2 Weeks Early!!!

  NEWSFLASH: AVORIAZ IS OPENING this weekend, 2nd December!!!! That is a full 2 weeks early! Heavy snowfall across the Alps has meant many resorts have kicked of their winter season earlier than expected. Mint Snowboarding broke the news on their Facebook:  There is so much snow in the Portes du Soleil that Serma have announced that the Arare and Fornet sectors in Avoriaz will be opening this weekend, 2nd

It’s Beginning To Look A Lot like Winter

  With the onset of November comes a somewhat unexpected abundance of snowfall across ski resorts everywhere! The Snowresort Team have taken to Facebook and Instagram to share with you the most enticing, exciting images and videos from resorts across the Alps, Pyrenees, North America and anywhere else with a dump of fresh powdery snow. Time to get excited…….. Tignes   Val Thorens   Val Thorens have been blessed with

KHPT Launches Big Mountain Ski Holiday

  Kicking Horse Powder Tours has launched a new Big Mountain ski week that coincides with the new World Freeride Tour venue at Kicking Horse Mountain resort in February 2018. The week will include two days skiing with Dave Treadway, a local legend and one of Canada’s top freeride skiers. Guests also have the opportunity to witness the world’s very best show off their skills in the second leg of the World

Ski Jump With Eddie The Eagle At The Calgary Olympic Park This Winter

Unique opportunity to learn ski jumping with the legend Eddie ‘The Eagle’ Edwards at The Calgary Olympic Park this winter and enjoy a week’s skiing with him at Kicking Horse Mountain Resort. Eddie ‘The Eagle’ Edwards will return to the scene of his 1988 Winter Olympic ski jumping debut this winter and offer his coaching services to a group of skiers following a week’s skiing in Kicking Horse. The trip,

Today Mammoth Brings A Close To California’s longest ski season

  Today, August 6, 2017, Mammoth Mountain will officially close for the 2016-17 winter season. That’s right—after 270 days of skiing and snowboarding over the past nine months, the California resort will shut down its lifts until November 9, marking its second longest season on record. Statistics from resort officials estimate that Mother Nature blessed Mammoth with 800-plus inches at the summit and 618 inches of snowfall at the base lodge, the second-most