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Génépi Hand Sanitizer: Val Thorens create the perfect Alpine hand gel

Génépi Hand Sanitizer: Val Thorens create the perfect Alpine hand gel

Most resorts have designed their own face masks, but as far as we know, only Val Thorens has created their own hand sanitizer. Even better, they’re certainly the only resort to launch a hydroalcoholic gel that actually smells of the mountains…made with a unique mix of génépi. Thibaut Loubère, marketing manager for Val Thorens, said:...
True or False? France Montagnes tackle claims about skiing this winter…

True or False? France Montagnes tackle claims about skiing this winter…

On The Ski Podcast, we’ve lost count of the numbers of times we’ve discussed when or whether ski resorts will open this winter. It can be hard to keep up with the various European government announcements. Are resorts open or closed? Will they open at all this season? France Montagnes tackled these questions with a...
Crans Montana article on InTheSnow.com

Crans Montana article on InTheSnow.com

Iain from Skipedia and The Ski Podcast travelled to Crans Montana in Switzerland in December 2020. His article has now been published by InTheSnow Magazine: As founder of Ski Flight Free, Iain travelled by train from the UK via Paris and Lausanne to Sierre, from where he took the funicular to Crans Montana: Iain tried both...
#MontagneEnColere:  Demonstrations in French Ski Resorts

#MontagneEnColere: Demonstrations in French Ski Resorts

French President Macron may have stated that opening French ski resorts for Christmas would be ‘impossible‘, but ‘les stations’ are not giving up hope yet. This week has seen demonstrations in many French ski resorts as the communities have come together to show solidarity. #MontagneEnColere Apart from the significant impact on the 120,000 jobs that...
"We are not an amusement park!” French ski resorts campaign to open for Christmas…

“We are not an amusement park!” French ski resorts campaign to open for Christmas…

This has been a fast news week in the world of skiing. Way back on Monday the travel industry saw some hope, with the announcement that quarantine could be reduced to five days with a negative test. This is a sad summary of where we are in November 2020: joy from an entire industry at...
Survey Reveals the Most (and Least) Expensive Ski Resorts in France

Survey Reveals the Most (and Least) Expensive Ski Resorts in France

New research has revealed the most and least expensive ski resorts in France. Skidata.io is run by Pierre Tabuteu, who has analysed the cost of holidays in all 232 French ski resorts, across not just the Alps, but also the Jura, Massif-Central, Vosges, Pyrenees and even Corsica. Tabuteu’s research was based on winter holidays for...