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Les Menuires is Best Value Ski Resort in France

Les Menuires is Best Value Ski Resort in France

A recent survey by Locasun showed that the cheapest French resorts were Chamrousse, Puy St Vincent and Les Angles in the French Pyrénées. However, they noted that other resorts have much larger ski areas, so this was not a fair comparison. They decided to look at which resorts offered the best value based on the...
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...
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...
What was Val Thorens' most successful Facebook post last winter?

What was Val Thorens’ most successful Facebook post last winter?

The season hasn’t quite finished yet in Val Thorens – the resort remains open until 08 May – but their most successful Facebook post is unlikely to change. There is of course no absolute definition of ‘success’ – what ranks more highly between Clicks, Likes, Comments and Shares? When it snows in October… However, in...
Rossignol cook up marketing partnership with top chefs

Rossignol cook up marketing partnership with top chefs

Snowsports brand Rossignol has recently announced it will be starting a marketing partnership with four top quality French chefs. This innovative concept will see chefs Christophe Aribert, Edouard Loubet, Emmanuel Renaut, Jean Sulpice joining Rossignol at some of the brand’s events.   Challenge des Chefs Etoiles The new partnership was announced at the Challenge des...
13 of the Best (and Worst!) Snowsports April Fools from 2016

13 of the Best (and Worst!) Snowsports April Fools from 2016

Was April Fool’s Day really only a week ago?  We’ve been dreaming of Val Thorens’ teleportation and having nightmares about ‘Trump International Resort’ ever since… Here’s our round up of the best and worst snowsports April Fools from 2016: Teleportation by Val Thorens There’s no doubt that this effort from Val Thorens was the best...