Ski News

Morzine Avoriaz 2020 Developments

Moraine Avoriaz Developments Map

New lifts and piste developments will grace Morzine over the next 20 years. The traditional market town is part of the Portes du Soleil ski area and a speedy lift, known as the Express Morzine Avoriaz will whisk skiers from the centre of Morzine to the Prodains gondola lift in less than 20 minutes, making…

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How honest are ski resorts?

La Rosiere gains the seal of approval

It’s been known to skiers for quite some time that particular ski resorts across the globe have overstated their piste lengths in order to attract many more ski enthusiasts. Resorts have been counting a wide run, double or triple the official length, showcasing unreliable and exaggerated figures which evidently do not make skiers too happy….

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Alpine Ski World Championships coming to Meribel and Courchevel in 2023

Alpine ski world championships 2023

Meribel and Courchevel are 2 of the 3 major resorts of the famous Three Valleys and after a showdown with Saalbach Hinterglemm in Austria, have won the bid to host the Alpine World Ski Championships in 2023 by a vote of 9 to 6. The International Ski Federation (FIS) announced this decision at their annual…

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Fresh Tracks hosting courses

Fresh tracks hosting school

When staying in a catered chalet, your chalet host will play a big part in ensuring you have a great time. Chalet hosting, when done properly is a challenging job requiring enthusiasm, effort and a range of skills that go beyond cooking. Ski holiday companies look favourably upon chalet host candidates with some training behind…

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Snow Farming in Courchevel

Courchevel Snow Farming

Courchevel is just one of the resorts located in the popular Three Valleys ski area which is the largest linked ski area in the world. Boasting over 600km of pistes and over 200 lifts, there is to terrain to suit everyone from beginner to expert. It’s also known as the ‘winter playground’ and with the…

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La Rosiere expands their ski area

La Rosiere

La Rosiere unveils expansion plans for their ski area worth €15 million. The resort is known for its sunshine, snow record and traditional mountain architecture. Now it seems they’ve got their eyes on creating new pistes and bringing in new lifts! It’s a quiet, friendly resort with a variation of runs make it perfect for…

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5 Reasons to book your ski holiday early

book ski holiday early

We’ve noticed a bit of a trend emerging over the last few years. People are booking both later and earlier. We’re seeing a rise in people booking within 2 months of the departure date but also more people are booking earlier than June. We think there are several factors at work here, the world of…

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Snowfeet Mini Skis

Snowfeet mini skis

The ski industry is ever growing, with innovative and sustainable new products on the market each year which provides many opportunities for you to try something a bit different on your ski trip. For example, Wing Jump is a unique and crazy product from France if you’re looking to experience a new ski sensation or…

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Top 5 Reasons to Visit La Rosiere

La Rosiere

Linked with the resort of La Thuile in Italy, La Rosiere has plenty of sun, pistes to suit any type of skier and activities to keep you active. Compared to it’s neighbours; Val d’Isere-Tignes and Les Arcs, La Rosiere is smaller and quieter with lots more sun. With traditional mountain architecture gracing the resort, fine…

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All about Morzine

Morzine town centre

All ski resorts are different to each other and it’s impossible to say which is best, we can only say which we love and what we love about them. When you peruse the top ski destinations for U.K skiers you always see Morzine in the top 20 resorts and it’s likely to be the French…

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Rock the Pistes 2018

Rock the pistes festival is back in Portes Du Soleil, a ski area in the Alps between Mont Blanc in France and Lake Geneva in Switzerland. It’s an event that features the best of French and international rock and pop music that you don’t want to miss, how can you say no to a music…

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Top 5 Reasons to Visit Grimentz

Grimentz

The picturesque village of Grimentz sits at an altitude of 1,564m and belongs to the municipality of Anniviers. Grimentz has a range of cultural and natural resources that have been preserved and put to good use within the modern village,. There is activity there all year round with the terrain providing a wealth of activities,…

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