After 165 days of skiing, unforgettable toboggan descents, mouth-watering fondues and endless smiles, the resort of Val Thorens is about to close its runs, shops and businesses for the 2015-2016 winter season.
This new article in the “ski touring” series will focus on an essential, exciting element: climbing skins.
In the second of these articles devoted to ski touring, today we're going to focus on skis and bindings. Weight, length... all your questions will be answered!
Today, I’m starting a new series of articles dedicated to the practice of ski touring. Are you ready for an adventure? Let’s get going!
Late afternoon on Sunday 10th May 2015, the Peclet Funitel lift station will close its doors for the last time this season. After 6 months non-stop, their heads filled with memories, stories and emotions, Gérard, Julie, Noémie, Jules... and all the resort teams will see the season draw to an end.
If you love spectacular panoramas, thrilling runs and are in search of unique experiences, the 3000/6 is for you !
Val Thorens is proud of its champions, Chloé Trespeuch, Jean-Frédéric Chapuis and Adrien Théaux! Back from their various championships, which saw the international competing élite come together, our Val Thorens skiers stood out from the crowd!
You've decided to take your loved one on a snowsports trip. What a fab idea! But it doesn't take much to rock the love boat... So we've concocted a few little guidelines to help you enjoy an idyllic time together without the slightest incident, making this snowsports experience the backdrop for true love!
Hi there! We’ve got another article for you devoted entirely to unmissable snowsports videos. To start the year off the way we mean to continue we’ve got snowboarding, freestyle skiing, freeride skiing and even speed riding!
In Val Thorens and Les 3 Vallées alike, we love journeys and new discoveries, and because skiing has no boundaries? that gave us an idea! This year, a Les 3 Vallées season pass also lets you ski in the United States and Australia.
On the 20th of February 2014, Val Thorens was ablaze with pride for its local boy's victory. But what do you really know about Ski Cross?
Are you sitting comfortably in front of your computer and thinking of just one thing? getting away from it all?
Yes, it's the month of June, summer's here, but are you missing skiing? I've prepared a short guide to help you survive until next winter!
Before it became a leisure activity and a competitive sport, skiing was first and foremost a means of transportation in Nordic countries, Siberia and in the mountains of central Asia. Since then, the equipment has progressed massively: a ski is no longer a simple plank of wood, but a complex piece of equipment whose structure is studied and analysed down to the very last detail.
Sunglasses on sun lotion to get a nice tan and? skiing! Yes, skiing! In spring at an altitude of 2,300 metres, skiing is pure bliss?
From locals to holidaymakers via 3 Vallées addicts, we?ve asked everyone?s opinion to ensure your ski tips will be itching to get onto these legendary 3 Vallées runs.
Whether it's a wonderfully sunny or foggy day on the slopes, ski goggles are an essential accessory for protecting your eyes and improving your vision! In this article, you'll find all the advice you need to find the right ski goggles for you.
Thursday the 20th of February, 11.47am in a bar in Val Thorens. At least 150 people, parents, fan club members, friends, holidaymakers, all with their eyes fixed on the big screen, are awaiting local boy Jean-Fred Chapuis' final. The excitement is palpable...
Hi there! It's time for a new article about ski equipment, and today we're going to cover everything you need to know about proper ski maintenance.
#Ski En route to Sochi!
The atmosphere has been building for days now... Posters are popping up everywhere and French flags are waving proudly from balconies! In just a few days, 3 of Val Thorens' own will launch themselves onto Sochi's slopes to compete for the Olympic Holy Grail.
Kitzbühel is the Mecca of Alpine skiing. It's where every skier dreams of triumphing one day. On Saturday the 25th of January at almost 12.30pm, the best French downhill skier of the moment launched himself onto the fabled "Streif".
This autumn, we learnt how to choose a pair of skis to suit your needs and aims, now it's time to learn how to adjust your bindings so you can ski in complete safety.
Vail, Beaver Creek, Val Thorens, St Anton,... does the mere idea of skiing in these legendary resorts send a shiver down your spine?
After being voted the most innovative resort in Europe, the best French ski resort and the best ski resort in the world... Val Thorens is top of Europe!
After skiing, listening, and interviewing the champions, I can let you in on a few of our ski area's secrets: Val Thorens' legendary runs.
"And the World Best Ski Resort 2013 is...Val Thorens!" That was the moment the whole Val Thorens team in Kitzbühel erupted into whoops and cheers.
You've booked your ski holiday and you're already dreaming of racing down the pistes! Whether you are a beginner, occasional or regular skier and even if high performance isn't right at the top of your list, here are a few tips on how to get into shape.
These days, ski brands offer a wide selection to suit all needs and budgets. I have written this article to help you choose the right skis for your standard and what you want to achieve so that you can really get the most out of les 3 Vallées ski area.
SETAM in Val Thorens and its affiliate STORE in Orelle, are modernising their ski lifts for more comfort and to bring the transportation rate up to 65,470 people per hour. Total investment: 20M€.
We've given you all the latest information on what's new with the ski lifts for the winter 2013-2014 season in Val Thorens, so here's a quick spin around what's new in terms of ski lifts and runs in Les 3 Vallées.
Hello my name is Kelly Sildaru, I'm 10 years old and I live in Tallinn. I am in Val Thorens today because there is a competition. I have been in Val Thorens few time before, the snow is really good here, mountains are very big and I like the snow-park.
Would you like to have a souvenir of your best figures on the snow park of Val Thorens ? From now on this is possible for free with the FreestylePark.fr system!
Artificial snow, a resource from the natural environment « Artificial snow produced by snow cannons is the same as snow which falls from the sky.