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Chamonix article by Skipedia in 'Men's Running Magazine'

Chamonix article by Skipedia in ‘Men’s Running Magazine’

In September 2017, Iain from Skipedia took part in the Trail Aiguilles Rouges ultra marathon in Chamonix in the French Alps. His article was published on the Men’s Running website:   You can view Iain’s video report from the race here:   Iain Martin stayed at the UCPA in Chamonix, booked through Action Outdoors. He works...
Kuhtai article by Skipedia in ‘Skier & Snowboarder’ magazine

Kuhtai article by Skipedia in ‘Skier & Snowboarder’ magazine

In February 2017, Iain from Skipedia went out to Kuhtai in the Austrian Tirol for a family ski weekend trip, that also included sightseeing in Innsbruck. His article has now been published in Issue 1 2017/18 of ‘Skier & Snowboarder’ Magazine:        
Watch how Verbier grows over 80 years (in 20 seconds!)

Watch how Verbier grows over 80 years (in 20 seconds!)

This superb graphic was created by Fiona Pia, an architect whose area of specialisation is alpine planning. Last year she published a PHD titled ‘Urbanizing the Swiss Alps: densification strategies for mountain towns’, which focused on Verbier. According to Pia, Verbier is a resort ‘that is reaching saturation point, with land availability constraints, road congestion and...
Les Arcs, Annecy, Montgenevre and other SkiDebrief 2017 Winners

Les Arcs, Annecy, Montgenevre and other SkiDebrief 2017 Winners

SkiDebrief – the end of season wrap-up by French ski resorts – took place in Val d’Isere at the end of April 2017. As well as being an opportunity to network and share best practice, the event also saw awards handed out. ‘Les Trophées de La Montagne Française’ were designed to reward the best new...
"We want Wifi, we want cell coverage!"

“We want Wifi, we want cell coverage!”

We recently came across this excellent video by French organisation Cluster Montagne – part of their Mission Benchmark Digital series.   The video includes interviews with ski resort professionals such as Earl Saline from the National Ski Areas Association, Leigh Hierholzer, Marketing and Communications Director at Arapahoe Basin and Jean-Pierre Chevalier, Marketing Director at Eldora Mountain...
La Grave Crowdfunding Update

La Grave Crowdfunding Update

In the latest update from the ‘Let’s Keep It Wild’ La Grave crowdfunding campaign, it was revealed this week that Compagnie des Alpes (CDA) has withdrawn their bid to run the gondola in La Grave.   CDA or SATA were only candidates The commune had selected two candidates (CDA and SATA) a few months ago – controversially...