How to store your winter gear properly during summer ?
Before you put your ski gear away, there are a few things you should bear in mind to make sure your equipment is ready for the slopes the moment the season begins!
A few technical terms before using your GoPro
FPS, ProTune, FOV ... To better understand all the specific terminology linked to GoPro cameras, check our useful tips !
How to choose your touring skis
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!
Everything you need to know about ski insurance in France.
You’ve planned your ski trip months in advance, but things can still go wrong…
How to get the best from your GoPro in the mountains
GoPros are undeniably the perfect companion to a holiday in the snow; shock-resistant and completely waterproof (even without a case for the latest models !). However, conditions in the mountains in winter aren’t always highly compatible with technology so it’s important to take a few precautions.
All you should know about protections to ski safely !
So you don’t forget anything, here’s a list of head-to-toe protection equipment. You don’t have to wear any of it, but we strongly advise it when you’re heading out for an adventure in the snow.
How to choose the right ski equipment for your little ones
That’s it, this year you’ve decided to take your little cherubs skiing! To make sure their first descents are an unforgettable and magical experience, here are a few tips on how to make the right choice of equipment:
4 top tips for tranquil driving on snow
Marine, a driving instructor on the Alain Prost ice-driving track, shares her advice and top tips for stress-free driving :
The right settings for your GoPro
Having grasped its various functions, now it’s time to learn how to use them. Here are the perfect settings to get the best performance from your GoPro!
Sleep like a marmot
It's holiday time, which is usually the perfect opportunity for a proper rest that gets rid of all the tiredness you've built up since the start of the year. Over the last few months, who hasn't secretly dreamed of sleeping like a marmot ?
A holiday in the mountains: quality me time and we time
"On holiday, at last!" Do you say that to yourself too once you've arrived in resort, collected your hotel room or apartment keys, hired your snowsports equipment, bought your ski passes and got your skis on… ?
The benefits of yoga in the mountains
Yoga, yoga, yoga… it's the trend of the moment! But why? And what does it really involve? We explain all the details!
6 tips to keep future champions happy on the way here.
Your holiday has finally arrived and in just a few hours from now you'll be on the slopes! But before that happens, there's the small matter of the journey to the resort on using various methods of transport.
8 TIPS TO CREATING GREAT CONTENT WITH A GOPRO
That’s it, you’re ready to hit the slopes so how about making a souvenir of your feats? Here are a few tips to help you to create 5-star content with a GoPro:
HOW ABOUT STARTING YOUR DAY WITH A SKI TOURING SESSION?
in need of some me-time? A bit of peace and quiet? To reconnect with who you really are?
Your 10 challenges for 2018
Your 10 challenges for 2018! That’s it, the New Year is upon us! We wish you happiness, fulfillment and serenity for 2018. On that note, we have a challenge for you: are you ready to take up our 10 special #SnowAddict challenges? Me scared? You must be joking!
Christmas and New Year festivities - Val Thorens-style
In just a few days, the end of year festivities will begin. Christmas, New Year, Epiphany....precious moments to share with your loved ones.
How do you recharge your batteries over the Christmas break?
It’s Christmas at last! Time to press pause! The festive period is the perfect time to have a rest. It’s time to press pause, recharge your batteries and start the New Year off on the right foot.
WHAT DO YOU PACK FOR SUMMER IN THE MOUNTAINS?
Fleece or flip-flops? Gloves or baseball cap? I spent a long time thinking about what to pack for my trip to Val Thorens this summer. Unsure - I took nearly my whole wardrobe along with me!
The top 5 cool books!
Lying on your towel at the beach with the sun beating down, you can feel the heat….It’s hot, really hot. You close your eyes and all of a sudden you feel the need for a breath of cool fresh air, the need to get up on high like a bearded vulture on the summits.
GETTING THE MOST OUT OF YOUR HIGH-ALTITUDE TRAINING SESSIONS!
Julien Chorier, Val Thorens’ trail running ambassador and multiple Ultra Trail winner shared a few of his top tips with us about getting the most out of your sports training at altitude
TRAINING AT HIGH ALTITUDE-WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS FOR TRAIL RUNNERS?
Julien Chorier, Val Thorens’ trail running ambassador and multiple Ultra trail winner often trains in our resort. Here, he reveals a few of his secrets, training tips and what he’s up to in Val Thorens… We discovered that the resort is located at the perfect altitude for improving his running performance!
Friends, skiing, no stress.
It’s not always easy to get together with friends, which is why you’ve decided to book a week’s ski holiday with the whole gang.
What souvenirs are you going to take home with you from Val Thorens?
Just imagine, it’s Friday night and tomorrow’s your last day in Val Thorens. But all of a sudden you remember you’d promised to take your mum/sister/uncle/grandmother/colleague/boss (delete as appropriate) a souvenir back from Val Thorens !
I don’t ski…so what can I do in Val Thorens?
You love breathing in the pure fresh mountain air, admiring the breath-taking snowy landscapes and soaking up the welcoming atmosphere…but as for skiing, it’s not really your thing is it?
How to adjust your ski bindings
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.
How to choose your snowboard
That’s the question that many of us ask, and all the jargon doesn’t always make it easy for a snowboarding newbie…..
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