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All the latest news from the ski resort of Val Thorens on our blog, plus plenty of advice on how to organise your ski trip and choose the right equipment, plus hints and tips for a relaxing time in resort and news on how our local champions are doing !

The evolution of skis

#Ski The evolution of skis

Published the 18/04/2014

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.

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  • How to choose your ski goggles

    #Ski How to choose your ski goggles

    Published the 19/03/2014

    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!
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  • How to maintain your skis

    #Ski How to maintain your skis

    Published the 05/02/2014

    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.

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  • How to adjust your ski bindings

    #Ski How to adjust your ski bindings

    Published the 20/01/2014

    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 ...

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