Blogs

Back to the future of Snow Sports.

Skiing and snow sports have been around for ages, and like anything of interest, more than a few Dr Emmet Browns have contemplated what the future of snow sports might look like.

Doin’ it for the Girls!

 
The SuperPipe isn’t exactly well known as a female dominated sport. After all, how many female freestyle rock stars can you name? One?

On the whole, it’s a good idea - The art of digging a good snowhole

 
References to Motown pop culture aside. Learning to dig a snowhole is something any and every stripe of skier/boarder or cold weather nutter should learn to do. 
 
Back country skiers are never without a roof over their heads, and parents stand a pretty good chance of being the ‘BEST PARENT EVER’- after they build their sproglets a cool new den!...

Proposed changes to French Schools’ Easter Holidays

 

Spring in the Alps offers a wonderful chance to hit the slopes without having to negotiate packed pistes and the worst of the winter weather. Snowfall is still pretty reasonable at the higher climes, and skiing north-facing runs still yields good conditions under-ski. Yep, all in all, Easter skiing is pretty awesome.

Two Stars for Benoit Vidal

Val d’Isere. The resort we all love to love. 
 
After all, it’s got it all. It’s high, it’s pretty, the hotels are swish, the chalets are luxurious, and the restaurants are classy. So very classy.

Find Love on the Olympique

 

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, many lonely singletons could soon be coupling up to become star-crossed lovers… that’s if the lifties running Val d’Isere’s Olympique gondola have anything to do with it…

Val in Love

Feeling romantic in the lead up to Valentine’s Day 2015? You’re not alone.

Free Mountain Wi-Fi as Val d’Isère Goes Digital

 
Val d’Isère has skidded right into the 21st century this year by launching free mountain Wi-Fi.

Fresh Snow Hits the Alps.

 

If you’re among the thousands of keen skiers who’ve been clicking solemnly through the internet’s various snow forecast websites and mountainside webcams, forlornly hoping for conditions in the Alps to improve, then we have some good news for you... it’s set to tip down up there!

New Apres Ski Venue in Val d’Isere

 

Party-loving fans of Val d’Isere’s vibrant après ski scene are in for a treat this winter, with the news that there’s a new bar in town!

The Cocorico Bar is located in the centre of the resort and will boast jumping après ski sessions with live bands, DJ sessions, happy hours and of course bags of atmosphere.