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Val Thorens in Les 3 Vallées is upgrading their Les 2 Lacs chairlift to a new gondola. €16 million investment The €16 million investment will see the old chairlift replaced by 61 ten-person cabins. With a faster speed of 7 …

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Lovers of the world’s largest ski area – Les 3 Vallées – will be pleased to know that the Saulire cable car will be re-opening for this winter in Courchevel. Damaged during pre-season testing in 2021 The cable car has …

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The Jandi 3S gondola is a new €135 million lift that will open in November 2024 in Les 2 Alpes. It will cut the journey time down from 40 minutes to just 17 minutes to get to the glacier at …

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This year’s Tour de France is unique. It will be first edition of the race that does not visit Paris – currently preoccupied with the preparations for the 2024 Summer Olympics. Additionally, for the first time the ‘Grand Depart’ will …

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5 Classic Tour de France Climbs in Ski Resorts

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With only a week until the Tour de France arrives in the Alps, we thought it was time to look at some of the classic climbs in French ski resorts. Col de la Loze, Méribel (2304m) The obvious place to …

 

2030 Winter Olympics coming to the French Alps

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The French Alps have been named the IOC’s preferred candidate to host the 2030 Games. The joint bid announced last year between Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes and Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur is now almost assured to win the Games. France has hosted three times previously …

 

New open-air gondola ‘AEROLIVE’ in La Plagne

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La Plagne has announced details of a unique open-air gondola taking visitors to the highest point in resort. Two cable cars nicknamed ‘L’Acrobate’ and ‘La Funambule’ (a tightrope walker), will form the new ‘AÉROLIVE’ experience. Passengers will be roped in …

 

New Vallon Gondola to open in Val d’Isère in December 2024

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Work has started on replacing the Vallon de l’Iseran gondola in the Fornet sector of Val d’Isère. The old lift carried skiers for the last time earlier this month after 41 years in operation and nearly 25 million rotations. New …

 

Where to ski in the summer of 2024

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While there are still plenty of ski areas still open for this winter (such as Val Thorens and Val d’ ‘Isère) we do get it…you love skiing and you don’t want to stop for summer. The good news is that …

 

Black Eyed Peas set to rock Ischgl in season finale 

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Ischgl has announced who will be performing at their Top of the Mountain closing concert in 2024. The Black Eyed Peas have been lined up bring the curtain down on Ischgl’s winter season on 30 April. The Austrian resort’s famous …