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.
As a world exclusive, Val Thorens can now offer skiers the chance to be teleported from any resort location to one of its “teleportation zones” situated across the ski area’s different summits.
#Ski Area Piste grooming
It's 2am when the alarm goes off. I'm not used to getting up this early it has to be said but I manage it quite easily, especially since the experience that awaits Ingrid and I is exceptional to say the least… We're off to groom the ski slopes!
Val Thorens looks forward to welcoming snowsports fans on Saturday 28th November, in the best conditions.
Winter 2015-2016 is just around the corner, bringing with it many changes to Les 3 Vallées ski area. As ever, this season boasts a wealth of new developments, with your comfort and enjoyment in mind!
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.
This morning we were lucky enough to accompany the Ski Patrol team on what is known as an active avalanche control plan. The aim is to make the ski area safe after heavy snowfall or high winds.
#Ski Area The 3000/6 experience
If you love spectacular panoramas, thrilling runs and are in search of unique experiences, the 3000/6 is for you !
After 4 chair lifts were modernised or replaced in 2013, 2 ski lifts have been totally refurbished this year for improved comfort and reliability.
As is the case every year, many improvements have been made to the runs and ski lifts of Les 3 Vallées for your safety, comfort....and enjoyment!
#Ski Area Wi-Fi on the ski area
Val Thorens has provided skiers and holidaymakers with Wi-Fi access for the last three years thanks to Aerohive Wi-Fi terminals. They?re practical, easy-to-use and free-of-charge
#Ski Area Legendary 3 Vallées runs
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.
#Ski Area Ski around the world to ski for life!
Vail, Beaver Creek, Val Thorens, St Anton,... does the mere idea of skiing in these legendary resorts send a shiver down your spine?
#Ski Area Val Thorens' Legendary runs
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.
A pioneer in environmental advances, this season, the Val Thorens ski patrol team boasts a new electric-transmission snow groomer, a 2013 innovation from Kassböhrer.
#Ski Area WHAT'S NEW IN VAL THORENS 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€.
#Ski Area New ski lifts and runs in Les 3 Vallées
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.