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New For Season 2014/15

5 new lifts have been installed over the summer months in the Three Valleys making the best ski area even better! The new Foret chair lift from Le Praz to the top of the Tania gondola, close to the Bouc Blanc restaurant. Aguille du fruit charirlift has been renewed linking Courchevel 1650 to Courchevel 1850. […]

Basic Skiing Moves and Tips for Beginners

Before going on a ski holiday it’s a good idea to have a checklist of what to take, here are the essentials:
Ski Essentials: Waterproof Ski Jacket, trousers and gloves, Thermal base layers (for dispersing moisture), A mid layer, Ski socks, Goggles and sunglasses, Neck warmer, Helmet, Sunscreen lotion, Lip balm

History Of Courchevel

The resort now known as Courchevel was, prior to its developement as a ski resort, a collection of small hamlets and farmers fields. We know that in 1032 the wider area of the Savoy fell under the rule of the Holy Roman Empire and from the 12th century concentrated on expanding its territory, becoming known […]

Get Fit For Skiing

With Winter now approaching fast, the thoughts of keen skiers are turning to their fitness levels to be on top form for when the snow falls to take full advantage of the snow fields. Many skiers who live in Winter resorts all year round take to their mountain bikes in the summer months. Below are […]

New Cross Country Ski Pass For All of The Rhone Alps Region

Fantastic pre season news for Cross Country skiing enthusiasts, with the announcement that a new pass will be available for this season which will cover the whole of the Rhone Alps region from Chamonix and Courchevel to Morzine and Les deux Alpes.  This means that with one pass you will be able to go Cross […]

Get Fitter For Skiing To Get More Out Of Your Holiday

To get the most out of your weeks skiing holiday you need to have attained a certain level of fitness.  If you are in good shape you will improve your skiing performance and make make it safer by preventing injury.  All that is needed is 45 minutes, three times a week and you will very […]

Stay Sun Safe On The Slopes This Year

When hitting the slopes this winter how much thought will be given to sun safety?  This winter throngs of beginners, intermediates and advanced skiers and boarders will flock to the slopes in search of adrenalin, thrills and fun in the snow.  Whilst the dangers of skiing and boarding are well documented; often the dangers of […]

How To Have A Happy Family Holiday When Taking The Children Skiing

The worldwide popularity of skiing holidays is now huge and maximum enjoyment can be taken from a family break like this. The desire to break free from your busy schedule and your everyday surroundings is understandable and the opportunity for a holiday is something everyone seems to look forward to. There is a lot of […]

New Lifts For 2014 Season in La Tania

There is to be a new 6 man chair from the bottom of the existing Bouc Blanc drag lift to the the top of the ridge near the existing Cretes chair. The existing Bouc Blanc poma will be shortened to give access to Dou des Lanches chair lift and the La Tania stade.

New Air Routes to the Alps for 2014 Winter

Easyjet have added the following new routes: Stansted to Grenoble, Lyon and Geneva and Manchester to Lyon Flybe have added the following routes to their schedule: Bristol to Chambery, Inverness to Geneva, Southampton to Grenoble and Birmingham to Lyon Monarch have added: Leeds, Manchester and Birmingham to Grenoble to their schedules