New: Sustainability in Les 3 Vallées in 2020/21

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The world’s largest ski area, Les 3 Vallées, is always innovating to provide the best possible experience for skiers and snowboarders. Environmentally friendly lifts One of the more recent developments is that all new ski lifts will be equipped with …

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What’s new in La Plagne for winter 2020/21?

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There’s a lot to look forward to in La Plagne in the Paradiski ski area for this season… Plagne Aime 2000 is celebrating its 50th anniversary Aime 2000, is renowned for its incredible ‘Love Boat’ architecture that has been sailing since …

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New Eiger Express lift for Grindelwald

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While some resorts are scaling back, in Grindelwald, Switzerland, the new Eiger Express will open in December 2020. This will be the second gondola lift of the V-Cableway Project that will take guests from the Grindelwald terminal to the Eiger …

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Ski Holidays with Peace of Mind and Flexibility

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Tour operators are offering maximum reassurance to skiers in these uncertain times with a general relaxation of booking terms and conditions. Booking with Peace of Mind and Flexibility At the forefront is a ‘No Quibble Guarantee’ allowing you to swap …

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Two New Ski Shows Coming to the UK

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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 …

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The MaxiAvalanche is back in Alpe d’Huez for 2020

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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 …

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5 Favourite French Cheeses from the Alps

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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 …

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New Vercland gondola to Samoens opening Dec 2020

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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 …

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New Orelle to Val Thorens gondola delayed to 2021/22

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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 …

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Kitzbuhel prepares for Winter 2020/21

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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 …

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