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Folie Douce in Val d'Isère 'now run by Luc'

Folie Douce in Val d’Isère ‘now run by Luc’

Browsing through ‘The Sunday Times Guide to Ski & Après-Ski’ recently we were amused to see that the Folie Douce in Val d’Isère is ‘now run by Luc’. ‘Luc’ is the founder of the Folie Douce empire The Luc in question is Luc Reversade, now known as the brainchild behind the whole Folie Douce ‘clubbing...
Which French ski resorts had the most snow in 2018/19?

Which French ski resorts had the most snow in 2018/19?

If you were guessing which French ski resort had the most snow last winter, it’s unlikely you’d guess correctly. Resorts always talk about their micro-climates, caused by being at the end of a valley where the weather systems stop and drop. But would you have guessed that Les Contamines was the French resort with the...
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...
Val d'Isère article by Skipedia on InTheSnow.com

Val d’Isère article by Skipedia on InTheSnow.com

Iain from Skipedia recently visited Val d’Isère to check out the new La Daille gondola. His article has now been published on InTheSnow.com     This is Iain’s video, shot at the gondola’s base station and shared on the InTheSnow Facebook page: Val d'Isère Lift & Snow Report Iain from Skipedia.co.uk reports with the latest...
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...