Ski News

How snow sure is La Plagne?

snow conditions in La Plagne

La Plagne is one of the most popular ski resorts in the world. It’s not quite right to call it one resort, in fact there are 11 ski villages that make up La Plagne, each with their own characteristics. The ski area is vast and reaches altitudes of 3250m at the Glacier de Bellecote and…

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What’s on in La Plagne Montalbert

La Plagne Montalbert Events & Activities

Sitting at 1350m amongst wooded slopes is the lovely resort of La Plagne Montalbert, it’s a laid back, peaceful & relatively compact resort with great connections to the rest of the pistes of La Plagne and the entire Paradiski area. Those connections finally got even better with the eventual opening of the Les Envers chairlift….

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Morzine fights to be a green ski resort

Morzine Lake Montriond Montagne Verte

People all over the world are thinking about their environmental impact and increasingly the impact environmental change is about to have on them. To say that planetary climate change is about to effect everyone is not an understatement, nowhere on earth will be spared from change. Ski resorts are no exception, in fact Alpine ski…

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Train map to the ski resorts of the Alps

train map of the alps

If you are a regular to our ski blog, you’ll likely have noticed that we’re particularly fond of train travel as a means of getting to your ski holiday destination. In a recent article we took a look at the environmental benefits of a ski holiday by train and found that there’s a lot to…

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Dining at Union in La Plagne Montalbert

Daube of ox cheek from Union Montalbert

The villages of La Plagne and their ski area make up one of the most popular and diverse large resorts in the world. And this is only half of the enormous Paradiski area. Throughout these villages and around the pistes there are a multitude of places to eat, so many in fact as a holidaymaker…

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Self catered with meal delivery, the best of both worlds?

alpine food delivery service

Every season, hundreds of thousands of U.K skiers ponder that age old question. Should we go catered or self catered this season? The pros and cons of each have been debated for generations and everyone has their own thoughts on the subject. Thanks to innovative companies like Huski, there’s now a third way to go…

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Ski holiday by train, antidote to flight shame

getting the train to the alps

Climate change is a growing issue for the whole planet and the ski industry is especially close to this issue in several ways. Any snow sports fan will have noticed stories about Alpine glaciers melting, it seems that many of our beloved glaciers days are numbered and this alone is changing our mountains as a…

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New Gondola facilities are game changer for Courchevel Le Praz

Courchevel le Praz L'Alpinum

Stunning new facilities set to open for this season, will change the game in one of our favourite resorts. It’s been a long time in the planning and has been consuming an awful lot of skilled labour, materials and raw cash to get it this far but the new Gondola and Alpinum facility in Courchevel…

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Annual lift pass to unlock the Swiss Alps

Magic Lift Pass Switzerland

Do you have a real love for the mountains, and find it hard to stay away? The Magic Pass for the Swiss Alps might be the excuse you always needed to get out there more often. This annual lift pass gives you incredible access to the mountains of West Switzerland and will really appeal to…

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3 iPhone camera tips for ski holidays

The camera in a modern iPhone really works. You can capture images and video that a decade ago would have required some large and expensive digital camera. We have catered ski chalets in the French Alps and we know from talking to our customers that most of our guests get footage of their ski holiday…

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What to pack for a ski holiday

Packing for a ski holiday

There’s no doubt, if you’re going away for a ski holiday in La Plagne or other ski resort destination there’s a lot to remember when it comes to packing. We thought we’d make it easy for our guests and readers by writing out our own guide to packing for your ski holiday. Did you know…

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April in La Plagne: Subli’Cimes

Subli Cimes La Plagne 2019

Spring is a special time to be high in the mountains. There’s nearly always plenty of snow on the mountain but there’s likely to be a fair bit of slush lower down. The sun is out and the smell of new growth from the valley is in the air. You can start at the top…

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