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Top 5 Reasons to Visit 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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New year 2017 in ski resorts

New year fireworks

Happy New Year & roll on 2018! We hope you had a great time wherever you were but in this article we’re thinking about the lucky few who spent New Year’s eve high in the mountains. If you’ve never had New Year in the Alps, it’s a whole lot of fun. We’ve had a little…

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New Crozats chairlift in La Plagne

The Crozats chairlift in the popular Paradiski area, at the top of the Roche de Mio is being replaced with a high speed 6 person chairlift. With major developments that have taken place and ones in which are being proposed for the future, choosing a ski holiday in La Plagne is looking even more promising….

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Top 5 Reasons to Visit La Plagne 1800

La Plagne 1800

La Plagne overall is a rather large resort, with many villages scattered all over the place and slopes to suit any kind of skier and snowboarder. La Plagne 1800 is set below Plagne Centre with traditional styling buildings but they are relatively new. The village is pretty much home to catered chalets, so you don’t…

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Videos of Morzine

ski videos of morzine

We’re looking forward to spending a bit of leisure time in our chalet in Morzine this season and have naturally been thinking about this gem of a resort. We thought it would be fun to check out some videos of Morzine on Youtube. Top of the search results were mostly commercial videos whether they be…

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A 3km descent without your skis in Courchevel!

Courchevel Moriond welcome a brand new 3,000M toboggan run, full of speed and excitement. We’re sure you won’t even miss your skis or snowboard for a little while. While the resort already covers a variety of fantastic activities, this is certain to be one in which when skiers arrive from the Three Valleys, they’ll witness…

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Moraine, The New 10 Seater Gondola in Val Thorens

Val Thorens

Last season Val Thorens introduced quite a few new developments to the resort, now it’s all about upgrading their chairlift for maximum efficiency and comfort! The Moraine chairlift has been replaced with a €13 million 10 seater gondola which will provide easier transportation to the blue pistes, Moraine and Genepi. To give skiers and snowboarders…

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Meribel Welcome the New Roc de Tougne Ski Lift

Meribel ski lifts

Meribel continue to invest and develop the resort with a new, modern chair lift that will allow faster and easier access to some great pistes. The two Roc de Tougne drag lifts that link to the new Combes 2 chair are the ones that have been replaced so you can officially say your goodbyes to…

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Courchevel 1650 Introduces the New Ariondaz, 8 Seater Gondola

The New Ariondaz Lift in Courchevel

The original Ariondaz bubble lift that was built in 1974 has been replaced with a quicker and more efficient lift. You’ll no longer have to endure the 10 minute wait that it took to get up the hill or wait in long queues. The replacement takes less than 7 minutes and is a great addition…

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Travel light in style with this new ski wear service

ski gear rental

When it comes to travelling to the mountains some of us prefer hauling the big equipment bag through the airport and arriving with our own gear and some prefer getting to the resort and renting gear. There’s no doubt that renting your skis or snowboard makes the journey a little easier and for new skiers…

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Top 5 Reasons To Book a Christmas Ski Holiday

Christmas in ski resort

Have you ever wondered what a white Christmas would actually look and feel like? In the Alps you wouldn’t even need to imagine. Surrounded by traditional decorations, an insane amount of Christmas lights and of course snow, Santa’s skiing up and down the slopes and hot chocolate available every where you turn, a Christmas ski…

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3 ski videos from Iran

skiing in iran

Ever wondered what an Iranian ski resort actually looks like? For the first time, this year Mountain Heaven are offering ski holidays in Iran so now you really can go but we’d like to give you a good look first. On our travels we’ve met the good people behind Ski of Persia a blog that…

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