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!
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:
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… ?
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.
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?
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.
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!
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 !