Monthly Archives: July 2015

French Ski Resort Opening Dates 2015/16

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Thinking ahead to next season already? We know how you feel. So we’ve put together this useful guide to the opening dates for some of the main ski resorts in France for this winter: Tignes Opening Date 2015/16 Tignes will be …

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Chamonix celebrates 150 years of the ‘Golden Age’ of Alpinism

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Chamonix has long been associated with mountaineering and ‘Alpinism’ and 1865 was a particularly significant year. From a village to a resort In 1865 Chamonix was still a little village, but change was in the air. With access to the …

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The 16th Mountain of Hell in Les 2 Alpes

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This leading mountain biking event finished in Les 2 Alpes yesterday after three days of action. The Mountain of Hell featured riders from across the globe in this incredible event.  With over 700 competitors taking part, there were representatives from across …

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Skyway Mont Blanc cable car opens in Courmayeur

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The Aosta Valley already has some great ski resorts and lifts, but from June 23 the famous Italian ski resort of Courmayeur will be opening the new Skyway Mont Blanc cable car. This new lift is a billed as a ‘masterpiece of extreme …

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Zermatt invests in new lifts for 2018/19 season

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It might seem a long time away to 2019, but Zermatt is always thinking ahead to make sure their lift system is as good as it possibly can be. Across the next three seasons, the resort will build what will …

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