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Resort Weather, News and Pictures – 22/01/2015

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Alps gets more snow than anywhere else! Again there is more great news for snow lovers everywhere. Most resorts saw at least 20 cms of fresh snow last weekend, some even recorded up to 50 cms!  Conditions are only getting … Continue reading

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Parapenting in La Tania

Verity Paragliding

Developed from parachuting, paragliding (or parapenting) involves gliding effortlessly through the skies whilst hanging from an inflatable wing.  Our Hotel Le Montana manager Verity Stephenson had a go at this awesome sport this week, here is how her day went: … Continue reading

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Resort News, Pictures and Weather – 6/01/2015

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There was a satisfyingly snowy start to 2015, which was in stark contrast to a few weeks before where little snow had fallen.  This snow has now completely transformed resorts where it allowed top-to-bottom skiing in many areas! After the … Continue reading

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The Best Ski and Snowboard Events in 2015

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Festivals and events are some of the most exciting times to be in resort, with a great atmosphere and the opportunity to see some of the expert skiers or attend the best live performances. We have listed the top events … Continue reading

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Resort News and Pictures – 29th December 2014

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It’s definitely been a week of two halves in the Alps.  There had been little snow and many resorts were still very green, however the forecasters predicted snow on Christmas Day and we sure got a lot of it! Hotel … Continue reading

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Alps Travel Update

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Before the weekend some Alpine resorts experienced the worst start to the ski and snowboard season in recent history. With unseasonably warm weather at the start of December there was an evident absence of snow in some of best ski … Continue reading

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New Years in the Alps

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New Year skiing offers an unforgettable experience with festivities for all the family, gala menus, a resort experience that is like no other, and more importantly – lots of fresh snow! Along with the great skiing and boarding most resorts hold … Continue reading

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Salomon Q-90 Ski Review

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The new All Mountain Ski from Salomon to look out for this season! By James Hardiman I took these skis up the Les 2 Alpes Glacier in August. The snow was firm and fast, and they held their own through … Continue reading

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Great deals on Christmas Ski Holidays with Alpine Elements

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Christmas and New Years are always a festive celebration in any ski resort, and what better than to spend these special days than in the mountains! Our chalets are decorated with festive treats, and a gala menu is served with … Continue reading

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Which Ski Resort Does Christmas Best?

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There is perhaps nowhere more festive to spend Christmas than in the Alps; with a guaranteed white Christmas, picture postcard scenery, plus miles of skiing on the doorstep. We have featured the resorts with some of the best activities and … Continue reading

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