Monthly Archives: April 2018

Val d’Isère to reopen for summer skiing…

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If this story had been published on the first day of this month, we might have thought it was an April Fool. In fact, so convincing was Les Arcs’ press release that they would be opening for summer, that some …

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What’s it like working as a pisteur in a ski resort?

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You’re more likely to notice the lift operators or even the snow groomer drivers in a ski resort than a pisteur, yet their role is the most important of all. Probably you’ve most likely to see them in the worst …

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What’s New in Alpe d’Huez… (Spring 2018)

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The season may be coming to an end, but Alpe d’Huez still remains very busy. ‘Challenge des Moniteurs’ This week, the resort hosts the 68th ‘Challenge des Moniteurs’ from Monday 16 to Saturday 21 April. For the whole week, the …

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