Monthly Archives: September 2014

Chamonix get ready for season with stunning video

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With October only a couple of days away, the countdown is well under way now for the coming ski season. There are some great deals available and the resorts are getting ready with their preparations, none more so that with the …

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September 2014 Pre-season Newsletter

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September 2014 Pre-Season Newsletter …. We hope that like us, you have enjoyed the “Indian” summer with some lovely warm sunny days leading us more gently towards the shorter days of Autumn. But don’t be fooled by the charitable weather …

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Start the season with ‘Rock On Ultimate’ Avoriaz

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Looking for a great way to start the season? Rock On Ultimate Avoriaz This December, Avoriaz is celebrating the beginning of the ski season with a week of snowsports fun – the Rock On Ultimate event. This event fits in …

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The 10 Worst Ski Crashes of 2014

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Okay, technically it’s only the ten worst ski crashes from the International Freeski Film Festival 2014, but they are still pretty bad. Click play on the video below and be prepared for the worst, it’s tough, but compulsive viewing.  The …

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New Hybrid Piste Groomer Hits The Slopes

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There’s a paradox in skiing that it’s a sport that’s very hard to enjoy without creating even more of the carbon emissions that contribute to climate change and threaten the future of the sport. Many ski resorts fully recognise this …

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Work at the Folie Douce – now also in Megève

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This winter sees the opening of the latest – and fifth – Folie Douce in St Gervais Megève. Open air clubbing at altitude Regular skiers to France will probably have come across one of the existing Folie Douce venues, which …

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New lifts in Austria for 2014/15

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They have been busy in Austria this summer investing in new lifts and infrastructure. SkiWelt Wilder Kaiser-Brixental in the Ski Welt has invested in €23m in upgrades and expansions that will see Austria’s largest ski area grow to 280km of interconnected …

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