Monday, October 20, 2014

Is a snowy winter on the way?

With a chill in the air and the nights closing in Alpine Adventures thoughts are definitely turning toward the coming winter season. Whilst out walking yesterday they noticed an abundance of red berries on the bushes in the hills of the Portes du Soleil and wondered whether this was a sign that there is a wonderfully snowy winter on the way. Read on to discover more signs...
Snowy winter

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Rock On Snowboard Tour's

Once again Avoriaz will be starting the season with the Rock On Snowboard Tour's ultimate stop-over on 12,13 and 14th December. A whole week of snow sports, new gear tests, parties and concerts.
Rock On Ultimate, Avoriaz - Event : plan your stay skiing in Avoriaz, in the heart of Portes du Soleil Ski Area. Enjoy Skiing in Avoriaz, French Alps.

Sunday, October 12, 2014

The Morzine Village at the London Ski Show

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Morzine Source Magazine's plans to take Morzine to the London Ski Show at Earls Court between 30th October and 2nd November are now firmly underway and they are looking forward to seeing as many of you Morzine lovers on the stand as possible this autumn. The London Ski Show is a big deal on the winter sports calendar, providing great opportunities for holiday makers to find their perfect destination, their perfect new piece of kit and that all important new beanie hat for the Winter 15 season. Read on...

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

The 2015 Morzine Snow-Camp Alpine Challenge

It’s Back. The 2015 Morzine Snow-Camp Alpine Challenge.

The Snow-Camp Alpine Challenge returns to Morzine this winter, between 12th & 15th March. Last winter Team Morzine Source Magazine smashed the challenge, finishing in first place after covering a whopping 313km over 2 days and raising over £1000 for charity. If you do need reminding, here’s how they won, in video format…Read on

Saturday, October 4, 2014

What to pack for Skiing?

what to pack for skiingThe Tasty Ski Company are a hardened bunch of alpine mongrels. They have lost count of how many ski seasons they have done out here in the French Alps. They have also lost count of the number of times some of their guests have forgotten to pack an essential item for their ski holiday. Here is their quick guide to packing everything you need for your week in the french Alps.  Read on...

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

New Device Gives Instant Snowpack Analysis

Measure snowpack structure, slope angle, and aspect with a probe. PHOTO: AvatechFor immediate release
September 16, 2014 (Park City, Utah)—AvaTech, a new technology company focused on developing breakthrough, proactive snow-safety solutions, will unveil its first products, the SP1 and the AvaNet™ cloud platform, during the International Snow Science Workshop later this month. Snow professionals can pre-order from AvaTech at Avatech.com now.  More...

Friday, September 26, 2014

New chairlifts for Morzine & Avoriaz!

Our friends at Mint Snowboarding have revelaed that the Portes du Soleil is investing in two new ski lifts for winter 2014/15, creating a better link between Morzine and Avoriaz. Both the Proclou and the Seraussaix chairlifts are being replaced to create faster connections in the Super Morzine area. This is great continuation on from the replacement of the Prodain cable car and then the Pleney bubble lift in the last 2 years.

The Proclou and Seraussaix chairlifts have long been a bottleneck as they receive a lot of traffic from the commute of slope users staying in Morzine but skiing in Avoriaz. Read on...