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We regularly bring you news of new lifts and changes in ski resorts, but it’s not often that a ski lift gets designed by a company like Porsche! But that’s what’s happening in Alpe d’Huez this winter. Technically the new …

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This winter will be the 44th winter season of Dolomiti Superski in Italy – one of the few ski areas that is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The Dolomiti Superski ski area includes 12 ski resorts, 1200 pistes, 450 lifts …

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French ski resort Les Arcs opens in less than a month now on 16 December, so what better time to look at what’s new and what’s coming up in the resort this winter. New – Snow Guarantee With 70% of …

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Built in the sixties, the Mont-Gelé cable car was the oldest ski lift in the Verbier area. At that time it was a technological feat to create a cable car so high, with a base station at 2734m and arriving …

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The beautiful colours of autumn in the Alps

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We prefer them when they’re white, but ski resorts in the autumn are still just as beautiful. Take a look at these great photos taken in the Alps over the last week:   But there has been some fresh snowfall …

 

Remembering the first Winter Olympic Games in Chamonix

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You may know that in February 2018 Pyeongchang in South Korea will be hosting the XIIIth Winter Olympics, but did you know that the Chamonix hosted the first Winter Olympic Games in 1924. The inaugural games started on the 25th …

 

What’s New in Les Menuires for 2017/18

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Les Menuires is known for offering a high and sunny base for exploring the huge Les 3 Vallees ski area, but without having to shell out Meribel or Courchevel prices. For the 2017/18 winter this family friendly resort has made …

 

More snow cannons for Les 2 Alpes

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Les 2 Alpes has announced that it is upgraded its snow making facilities with the goal of producing enough snow to cover 30% of the ski area. This winter the resort is focusing on improved snow production, with the first …

 

Team GB announce Park & Pipe Squad for winter 2017/18

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This Winter Olympic season has started well for the GB Park and Pipe team with James ‘Woodsy’ Woods winning the first Ski Slopestyle World Cup at the Winter Games NZ in Cardrona, New Zealand. After qualifying in second place, Woodsy …

 

New Moraine Gondola in Val Thorens for 2017/18

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Val Thorens has invested €14m in a new gondola to replace the old Moraine chairlift for the 2017/18 winter season. The new lift will have 10-seater cabins and will offer warmth and comfort for all levels of skiers. The length …