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La Folie Douce to open first hotel in Chamonix

La Folie Douce to open first hotel in Chamonix

La Folie Douce is diversifying beyond their highly successful ‘clubbing in the snow’ concept by opening their first hotel this December in Chamonix Mont Blanc. The new project is a joint venture between La Folie Douce et Les Hôtels (très) Particuliers. They will take over La Palace Le Savoy, formerly occupied by Club Med. Opening...
Record snowfall delays opening of Alpine mountain passes

Record snowfall delays opening of Alpine mountain passes

One of the consequences of the record snow season of 2017/18 is that many of the mountain passes around the Alps have been much more difficult to clear than in ‘normal’ years. Col de l’Iseran Even now, towards the end of June, some passes, such as the Col de l’Iseran in Val d’Isère have still not...
Trail Running article by Skipedia on welove2ski

Trail Running article by Skipedia on welove2ski

Iain’s article on ‘Trail running in the Alps‘ was recently published on welove2ski.com The article looks at which races to choose, how to enter and how to prepare – based on his experience of running mountain marathons and ultra marathons in the Alps:   Trail Running articles by Iain You can also read Iain’s race...
Les Saisies family skiing article on InTheSnow

Les Saisies family skiing article on InTheSnow

Iain travelled to Les Saisies in the Beaufortain region of the French Alps with his family at Easter. His article on family skiing in the Espace Diamante region was published on InTheSnow Magazine’s website last month. Great for families: CGH Hameau du Beaufortain Iain stayed at the superb CGH Hameau du Beaufortain self catering apartments, booked through Erna...
Three Days in Les 3 Vallées

Three Days in Les 3 Vallées

With the best snow in a generation, what better season to sneak in a final few days in the world’s largest ski area…Les 3 Vallées. Day 1 My family have been lucky enough to ski in Les 3 Vallées several times before, so we didn’t waste our time. After dropping our bags at our Le Ski...
Cauterets 'spring skiing' article on 'Skier and Snowboarder'

Cauterets ‘spring skiing’ article on ‘Skier and Snowboarder’

In January 2018, Iain from Skipedia went to Cauterets in the French Pyrenees as part of his work for ‘Go to the French Pyrenees‘. His article on ‘spring skiing’ was recently published on the ‘Skier and Snowboarder Magazine‘ website:   360 degree images During his trip Iain was also taking new 360 degree images for...