Monthly Archives: November 2014

How to be a skier [video]

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We just came across this superb video – perfect for a smile on a Friday afternoon…    

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New high altitude sculptures in Courchevel

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Courchevel have marked themselves out from other ski resorts in recent years with their high altitude art – with sculptures decorating the mountain. This winter, artist Richard Orlinski will be exhibiting four works of art over Courchevel’s mountain tops. Howling …

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French ski resorts invest €300m in new lifts

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The ski resorts of France have been working hard over the close season in preparation for this winter. Around €300 million euros have been spent improving the lifts and slopes.  Some of the major changes are listed below: NEW RUNS/ZONES …

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Orelle wins award for new zip wire to Val Thorens

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Regular visitors to our blog may recall that we tested out the new zip wire in the Three Valleys last winter. Flying at 300om Located at the top of Orelle and stretching 1.3km between two peaks both higher than 3000m, …

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Mount Hood bus flies…!

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Yes, it’s the bus that flies through the air with the greatest of ease! The Chaletline team loved this story from 1956, when ski resorts like Mount Hood had some unusual early cable car designs…  

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The 15 Most Visited Ski Resorts in the World

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We all like a list (we’re drafting our letter to Santa right now!), but most are not as interesting as this one. You might well have debated which is the world’s most popular ski resort.  Well now we have a …

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