New Flight Route Cambridge to Geneva Announced
Darwin & Inghams to fly Cambridge to Geneva
Robin Deering | Val Thorens Editor | published: 21st May 2013
Cambridge Airport has announced the launch of a number of European routes, including Cambridge to Geneva, in time for the 2013/2014 ski season.
Exciting New Ski Product On Test in The 3 Valleys
Smartest Goggles Yet to Be Launched Next Year
Sophie Nicholson | Val Thorens Editor | published: 26th April 2013
One of the most exciting bits of ski gear is about to hit the market and all the technology has been undergoing testing right here in the 3 Valleys ski area.
The Ski Season of 2012/2013 is Over - Now What?
Learn a Language , Go Outside and Get Ready for Summer
Sophie Nicholson | Val Thorens Editor | published: 25th April 2013
If last weekend’s unexpected dump of snow is anything to go by, winter may well still pay another visit to us here in the Alps but to all intents and purposes we can consider the ski season of 2012/2013 is pretty much over. Deep breath. Sleep for a week…. then what?
Winding Down in Val Thorens
It ain't over 'till it's over....
Laura Baker - Val Thorens Immobilier | Val Thorens Reporter | published: 4th April 2013
Well, mountain and snow lovers…we are now into April and Val Thorens is relaxing into the end of what has been a fantastic season!
Val Thorens Tests Sun Canons
Flat light thing of the past with solar lighting
Robin Deering | Val Thorens Editor | published: 1st April 2013
With the success of artificial snow in Val Thorens, providing better skiing conditions when snow is a bit scarce - the resort of Val Thorens are testing solar canons to improve skiing conditions when sunlight is bit scarce, effectively eliminating flat light.
Smartphone Avalanche Apps on Market
iPhone app released and Android app in testing
Robin Deering | Val Thorens Editor | published: 26th March 2013
An app for iPhones has been released to help with avalanche rescue whilst a similar Android app is currently being tested in Courchevel by skiers and resort staff.
Wolf Culling as Population Rises
24 Wolves to be removed as part of Alpine Wolf plan
Robin Deering | Val Thorens Editor | published: 25th March 2013
Faced with rising wolf population, the French national wolf group have decided to increase the number of wolves culled this year to 24, up from just 11 last year.
British Skier Caught in Avalanche in Val Thorens
Incident Occurred in Off Piste Lac du Lou Area
Sophie Nicholson | Val Thorens Editor | published: 20th March 2013
A skier was caught in an avalanche while skiing off piste near Val Thorens yesterday afternoon. The 57 year old British man was skiing with a guided group in the popular Lac du Lou area when the incident occurred.
Jean-Frederic Chapuis is World Champion
Local 3 Valleys Skier Wins 2013 SkiCross World Title
Sophie Nicholson | Val Thorens Editor | published: 19th March 2013
Val Thorens's own Jean-Frederic Chapuis won the 2013 ski cross world title on the 10th of March with his first ever top place podium finish in the FIS Freestyle World Ski Championships in Voss-Oslo, Norway.
Mid-Season Val Thorens Round Up
The Winter So Far....
Laura Baker - Val Thorens Immobilier | Val Thorens Reporter | published: 15th March 2013
After an exceptional snowfall of 6.40m since the beginning of the winter, we are at the mid-season point up here in Val Thorens and things are well and truly in full swing!