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Iain Martin wins award for ‘Best Online Article’ from France Montagnes

Iain Martin wins award for ‘Best Online Article’ from France Montagnes

Yesterday saw 17 French ski resorts and regions gather in London for the annual France Montagnes UK press launch. Resorts including La Clusaz, Les 2 Alpes, Les Menuires and Tignes were joined by regional organisations Savoie Mont Blanc and the French Pyrenees as they briefed the UK press on all their new developments for the...
Folie Douce to open new hotel in Serre Chevalier

Folie Douce to open new hotel in Serre Chevalier

It seems hotels from La Folie Douce are like buses; none for ages and then two come along at once. It was only earlier this summer that we reported La Folie Douce was diversifying into hotels with the news that they were to open their first property in Chamonix this December. Less than two months...
29 Fascinating Ski Stats from around the World

29 Fascinating Ski Stats from around the World

We’ve taken a trawl through the excellent International Report on Snow & Mountain Tourism by industry expert Laurent Vanat to find some of the most fascinating ski stats about the snowsports industry. The report is available to download (in English and Chinese) for free here. All graphs were created by M Vanat and are contained within...
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...