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Ski Resort Spring Events and Parties

The season is starting to wind down here in the Alps, and that means it's time to celebrate. The sun is out and everyone is ready to enjoy the end of the season with some parties and events. These are not to be missed! Ski Resort Spring…
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Our Instagram Was Taken Over... And it was awesome

Last week we surrendered the reins to our Instagram account and handed them over to Courchevel 1650 instructor Gareth Shelbourne. We let him totally takeover our account for the week to show a behind the scenes look at what the life of a ski…
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Adaptive Skiing in Verbier: Running for a Reason

Last summer, we had an enquiry for some sit ski lessons in Verbier. We had a qualified instructor available, but with no equipment and no previous bookings of this kind before, we knew we were in for a challenge. Instructor Eva Wichtowski, Swiss…
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Snow Report & What's On for Half Term

Snow Report & What's On for Half Term The snow is back and more is due to come in through the next few days. It's been snowing on and off the last couple days, which has been a lovely layer on the pistes. Everything should be in good condition…
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What's on for New Years

New Years in the Alps is a magical time. Resorts go all out with their firework displays and there are a number of bands playing, torchlit descents, and activities for kids to keep everyone entertained. Check out what's happening this new year…
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What's on for Christmas

It's hard to think of a better place to spend Christmas than in the mountains. Snow outside the window, hot chocolate in hand, a fire lit and meals prepared for you all week. That's the way to spend a relaxing Christmas holiday. But on top…
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The Odd & Wonderful Summer Fêtes in the French Alps

Does the term ‘Village Fête’ bring up images of homemade cake and chutney stalls, a tombola, coconut shies, and a display of Morris Dancing? Well then maybe you need to check one out in France. Summer fêtes in the French Alps are quite…
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Ride For Ali 2014

Those of you who have skied with us for several years may remember Ali. Ali was one of the four founding members of New Gen. He was also an awesome guy and much loved by all who met him. Sadly in 2008 we lost Ali to cancer. But each year we…
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John's record breaking cycle challenge approaches

As I awoke this morning, a little weary after a busy few weeks, it suddenly occurred to me that in less than 3 days time our courageous (and some might say slightly mad) Les Arcs Resort Manager John Thomas starts his world record attempt to…

2014 Sochi Winter Olympics - Our Favourite Pictures

It is fair to say that here at New Generation we have Sochi Winter Olympics fever. What an amazing Olympics it has been so far. Here are some of our favourite pictures of the games to date. Of course don't forget to share your favourites with…
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The Insider's Guide to the Best Ski Resort New Year's Eve Parties

New Year's Eve parties can bring their own special kind of pressure. It can be a logistical nightmare with extortionate taxi fares, where you always seem to end up with FOMO (fear of missing out). BUT ski holidays over New Year are a perfect…
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Ali Rainback's Annual Cycle Challenge

100km, 1600m ascent, cycling for charity to remember Ali Each year New Generation ski school organises a charity bike ride to remember one of our founding partners, Ali Rainback, who passed away in 2008 following a battle with cancer. In…