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WHAT'S NEW IN THE 3 VALLEYS
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What's New in the 3 Valleys for 2017/18

Well, the short answer is: LOTS. The entire Three Valleys has been hard at work this summer building a number of new pistes, ski lifts, fun parks and making other resort enhancements. Whether you're off to Courchevel, La Tania, Méribel or…
ski blog

The Perfect Day in La Tania

What is a perfect day in La Tania like? Our own Jess shares her perfect day in resort.The Perfect Day in La Tania8:30Alarm, shower and ski gear have happened... The only thing left to do before hitting the slopes is my favourite…
skiing blog
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5 Challenges for Thrill-Seeking Skiers

Although everyone starts skiing on the beginner slope, not everyone decides to push their skiing to the most difficult of challenges. But we know some people do. If a regular day of piste skiing does not excite you, we have a few ideas and…
snowboarding blog

Delicious Mountain Recipes to Make When You're Not in the Alps

It seems to be that one of the best parts of traveling or holidaying in a new country is experiencing the local food and new flavours. And a ski holiday is no different. There is something so comforting about eating a big bowl of cheesy goodness…
GET FIT IN THE ALPS

Get Fit in the Alps This Summer

The mountains are notorious for winter sports. When thinking about a holiday to the Alps, most people will have skiing at the forefront of their mind. However summer - the ‘off season’ - is totally underrated. Mountainous resorts are the…
VAL D'ISERE

Val d'Isère - Off-Piste Skiing & Adventures

Val d’Isere, without doubt, has to be one of the best places to go skiing for the more advanced, thrill-seeking mountain maniacs. Having the second largest ski area in the French Alps with over 300km to explore you can very quickly get yourself…
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…
mountain bike

How to Freak Yourself Out on a Downhill Mountain Bike

When asked to write a blog about my adventure on a mountain bike for our Summer in the Alps series I felt apprehensive, to say the least. My first foray into off-roading was on a summer’s day in Meribel last year when a friend suggested an…
hiking in the alps

Hiking in the Alps - A weekend of hut to hutting

When my husband suggested 3 days of hut-to-hut hiking in the Alps. Through the Vanoise national park to be exact, I'll admit I envisioned soggy sandwiches, flea-bitten blankets and biting winds. I was also a little concerned about my fitness…
road cycling in the alps

Road Cycling Events in the Alps

We've been raving about summer in the Alps. We know firsthand that a bit of time spent here once the snow has melted puts a little sun in your soul.Are you a cycler yourself or you prefer to sit on the other side of the fence? Either…
Best Ski Resort New Year's Eve Parties

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…