Three Valleys tour operator Le Ski were back in court in
Chambery today as their appeal against a previous conviction for illegal
ski hosting was heard. A judge upheld the ban on ski hosting, giving Le
Ski five days in which to lodge an appeal to the Supreme Court in
Paris. It’s our understanding that a further appeal will take place,
with the support of other tour operators such as Alpine Elements,
Crystal Ski Holidays, Esprit Ski, Inghams, Mark Warner, Neilson, Ski
Olympic, Ski Total, Skiworld and Thomson Ski.
The judge did however, reduce the amount of damages Le Ski are being
forced to pay to the ESF resulting from their previous ski hosting
Read the background to the ski hosting ban here.
Are you coming skiing in Morzine this winter? Not a huge fan of hitting
the ski slopes from dawn until dusk? Well luckily Morzine is one of the
most vibrant ski resorts in the Alps with bags of stuff to do outside of
ski time. Here are 6 things to look out for: Read on...
The week the rest of Europe’s larger ski areas announced their lift
pass prices for the coming winter season and we’re delighted that once
again, our Portes du Soleil pass represents the best value for money in
When compared by the km, the Portes du Soleil lift pass costs just
€0.37 per km when you buy a 6 day adult pass this winter. And we call
that a bargain.
New for this season Eurostar offer a direct link to Geneva giving great access to the French and Swiss
Alps. The service will run
Monday, Thursday, Saturday & Sunday every week beginning in December. Read on...
People say you are what you eat, but what
do they know? As any self-respecting snowboarder will tell you, it’s all
about what you ride, duuuude. Style is everything. But which style?
What board should you buy? What brands should you wear to be cool? These
are the really important questions you’ll need to answer. To help you,
Whitelines has compiled this handy quiz that’ll tell you what kind of rider –
nay, what kind of person – you are. Read on and all will be revealed...