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Snow Conditions in the Alps: What's it really like?

No snow all of December. There are articles all over the internet with dreadful write ups about the state of the Alps, and how we've barely had a sprinkling of snow in the past month. All these dooms-day articles are getting people worried…
Fresh Tracks in Serre Chevalier
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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…
Snow is coming!

Snow Report Dec 31

The snow is set to come in this weekend and through next week, and we couldn't be happier! We are jumping for joy here in the Alps as it is well needed. It is no secret that it has been an unseasonably dry December. But considering the lack…
Off piste in Courchevel

The effects of an El Niño year on the Alps

With summer drawing to a close and schools starting back this week it's that time of year when talk turns to winter with predictions about the sort of season we can expect. So it's little wonder that discussions about El Niño have started…
Jumping through trees in Courchevel skiing
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Why we love skiing in a white out

The words 'white out' or 'snow blizzard' don't immediately conjure up the ideal skiing conditions. But some of my best days skiing have been in the middle of a white out. Sure, they don't match the glorious blue-bird powder days we all long…
Off piste skiing in Verbier - with packs
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Off-Piste Skiing: Staying safe in the backcountry

The last 48 have seen a monster dump of snow across the French and Swiss Alps. Here in Courchevel, we've had over 1m at the top of the mountain. We all want to grab the fattest skis we can and head out to play in the powder. But, although it…
serre chevalier
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Serre Chevalier sees some of the best snow in the French Alps

Serre Chevalier in the southern French Alps is ranked 13th for snow depth according to Sports-Hiver.com. Our Serre Chevalier team is enjoying a base of 115cm (lower slopes) to 240cm (2830 metres) this week.IF YOU GO DOWN TO THE…
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Snow report from the Alps. Fresh powder everywhere.

We thought it was about time for a snow report from the Alps. Last night saw nearly a foot of fluffy white powder snow fall. And just to top it off this morning we all woke up to bright blue skies. Sara our Manager in Courchevel 1650, Nicki…
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The best ski apps for skiing this winter

Seeing as most of us don’t step outside without our smartphones, we thought it might be good to share our favourite ski apps. Here at New Generation Ski School we think they'll  certainly make your ski holiday easier.Ski and Snow Report…
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Courchevel Opens Early

The rumour mill in Courchevel has been in overdrive recently with whispers of early opening. So you can imagine our delight when we got confirmation this week that Courchevel will in fact be opening early on Saturday for one special debut day.…
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Tignes Opens with a Bang

Tignes Opens with a Bang After an early snowfall last week across the Alps the hordes descended on Tignes this weekend for opening day in the hope of bagging some fresh tracks. Tignes glacier opens annually in mid-October for keenos wanting…