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The Top 8 French Ski Resorts in 2018

The Top 8 French Ski Resorts in 2018

‘Montagne Leaders’ magazine have recently published their annual survey, showing which resorts have generated the most lift pass revenue. The Savoie region of France contributed 46% of the 1.3 billion euros of revenue, followed by the Haute Savoie (26%, €355m) and Isère (9%, €123m). The Top 8 French Ski Resorts: Chamonix-Mont-Blanc La Plagne Val Thorens/Orelle...
'World's First Wheelchair Piste Basher Driver' article on Telegraph.co.uk

‘World’s First Wheelchair Piste Basher Driver’ article on Telegraph.co.uk

In April 2018, Iain travelled to Courchevel in France, where he interviewed Antoine Motillon. Antoine was involved in a motorcycle accident in 2004 and has been in a wheelchair since then. However, in 2017 he was given the opportunity by Courchevel to drive a specially adapted piste basher. Article on The Daily Telegraph In the...
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...
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...
The Ski Podcast E15: Fondue, Piste Bashers & Peter Jackson

The Ski Podcast E15: Fondue, Piste Bashers & Peter Jackson

With the season now at an end, Jim and Iain discuss the best places for summer skiing, why fondue is making a comeback and whether Peter Jackson works as a boot fitter in Mt Dobson… Plus Jim interviews Vincent Doutres, head of the Cauterets Tourist Office, while Iain heads to Courchevel to meet Antoine Motillon...
Knowledge Is Powder Ski Podcast - Episode 14

Knowledge Is Powder Ski Podcast – Episode 14

For our 14 episode Jim and Iain discussed the best snowsports April Fools, plus Iain visits The Snow Centre in Hemel Hempstead and we also talk to James Gambrill, founder of LISTEX. You can listen to The Knowledge is Powder Ski Podcast on Soundcloud (below), Stitcher and on iTunes. Give us your feedback… We would love...