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Conspiracy against La Grave?

Conspiracy against La Grave?

Many skiers and snowboarders will know that the main road along the Oisons valley from Grenoble to La Grave has been blocked for almost a year now.   Tunnel de Chambon closed The road was closed when a huge 60m crack was found in the wall of the Tunnel de Chambon. This has still not been...
Interview with Thibaut Loubere, Community Manager, Val Thorens

Interview with Thibaut Loubere, Community Manager, Val Thorens

With 230,000 fans on Facebook, 20000 followers on Instagram and 15000 on Twitter Val Thorens is one of the most engaged ski resorts in the world. So during our recent visit to Val Thorens, Skipedia took the opportunity to catch up with Thibaut Loubere, Community Manager for the resort.   Q: This is your first...
Courchevel and Val Thorens go head to head to open first

Courchevel and Val Thorens go head to head to open first

Ski resorts can be like buses – you wait for ages for one of them to open early and suddenly two do it on the same day. Today (Wednesday 26 November) both Courchevel and Val Thorens opened early for a preview day of skiing. Announced on Twitter In the case of Courchevel, which doesn’t officially...
Zermatt article in 'The Skier & Snowboarder' magazine

Zermatt article in ‘The Skier & Snowboarder’ magazine

Skipedia doesn’t just create online content. This is an article for ‘The Skier & Snowboarder Magazine’ that Iain wrote after a visit to Zermatt earlier this season. Iain enjoyed a visit to Zermatlantis – the historically-themed underground museum in Zermatt.  Just click on the image to see a large version of the article.    ...
Why It's Not Cool To Make Sexist Snowboards (& six other thoughts)

Why It’s Not Cool To Make Sexist Snowboards (& six other thoughts)

We search the Interweb for the best and latest insights into the world of snowsports so you don’t have to. Here are this week’s seven super snippets:   1. Go Eskimo, Go Nosepost Will you ever control your smartphone with your nose?  You will if you download the Nosepost app. This amusing video explains how...
La Plagne tops the French ski resort charts

La Plagne tops the French ski resort charts

Recent research from Montagne Leaders has shown that La Plagne is the leading ski resort in France, ranked by skier days. It’s one of only two resorts posting over 2 million skier days, together with its Paradiski partner resorts, Les Arcs & Peisey Vallandry. The Top 10 French Ski Resort (by total skier days) La...