https://www.chaletline.co.uk/blog/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/national-snow-show-190x106.png

Could it be that ski shows are just like buses? After the long-running Telegraph Ski & Snowboard Show was cancelled earlier this year you wait for ages and then suddenly two arrive at once. The World’s Largest Ski Show First …

There are no comments, click here be the first one!
https://www.chaletline.co.uk/blog/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/maix2-190x107.jpg

Although the 25th edition of the Megavalanche was cancelled due to the global pandemic, a new replacement event, with fewer riders and a different format is back in Alpe d’Huez this summer. ‘Maxiavalanche de l’Alpe d’Huez’ The new ‘Maxiavalanche de …

Comments are closed.
https://www.chaletline.co.uk/blog/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/reblochon-190x126.jpg

Charles de Gaulle is alleged to have once claimed that “A country that produces 365 kinds of cheese is ungovernable.” But what cheese lover could complain about the wonderful choice of cheeses you can enjoy the French Alps? If you’ve …

Comments are closed.
https://www.chaletline.co.uk/blog/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/vercland2-190x127.jpg

The Vercland gondola that links the village via Samoens to the Grand Massif ski area in France is being redeveloped and will open in December as an upgraded 10-seater gondola. While the old ‘egg’ style bubbles will be missed, the …

Comments are closed.

New Orelle to Val Thorens gondola delayed to 2021/22

https://www.chaletline.co.uk/blog/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/d-line-orelle-intermediate-190x90.jpg

UPDATE (July 2020) After €40m of work and eighteen months of construction so far, the opening date for the new gondolas linking Orelle to Cime de Caron in Val Thorens has been delayed to the 2021/22 season. ————– Doppelmayr has …

 

Kitzbuhel prepares for Winter 2020/21

https://www.chaletline.co.uk/blog/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/unnamed-1-190x190.jpg

Austria has recovered well from Covid-19 with life back to the ‘new normal’. There is already skiing on several Austrian glaciers and the Panoramabahn in Kitzbhuel will be back in operation for summer daily from Saturday 04 July. Personalised gondola …

 

Les 2 Alpes opens for skiing again

https://www.chaletline.co.uk/blog/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/2020-glacier-les-2-alpes_luka-leroy-190x126.png

After closing on 15 March because of Coronavirus, like all the other ski resorts in France, Les 2 Alpes will be welcoming skiers again from tomorrow (Saturday 06 June). Weekends only at first The glacier in Les 2 Alpes offers …

 

New Chairlift in Méribel Replaces Bubble Lift

https://www.chaletline.co.uk/blog/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/mer-plattiere2-190x56.jpg

Despite the curtailed season last winter Méribel is continuing its plans to improve their lift system, starting with a new six-man chairlift. Plattières gondola replaced by chairlift The new lift will replace the old ‘Plattières 3’ bubble lift – one …

 

Skiing starts again in France

https://www.chaletline.co.uk/blog/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/cham-aiguille-190x127.jpg

After the premature end of the season due to the Coronavirus pandemic, it was extremely encouraging to see that the lifts in Chamonix started again last weekend. Lifts working again in Chamonix Under the French ‘déconfinement’ rules people are currently …

 

Alpe d’Huez instructors create masks from ESF uniforms

https://www.chaletline.co.uk/blog/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/adh-190x127.jpg

We’ve seen a lot of innovation in the last few weeks, but we enjoyed this story from Alpe d’Huez. Francoise Berthet, an ESF instructor, and her neighbour Julien André have been making masks out of old ESF outfits.  “My neighbour, Sophie André, is a dietician at CHU hospital …