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25 Things You’ll Experience Working A Ski Season

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1. Waiting for the season to start will stretch out endlessly.
How has it been this many months without doing the only thing that matters?
2. When you do get to the snow, you’ll be way over-excited. Via awwwanimals.tumblr.com I want to do everything all the time!
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How to save a ski resort

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The Espace Rod d’Enfer straddles the two valleys on either side of the Col de Graydon (1800m). Because it’s tucked out of the way, it’s often very quiet, and consequently there hasn’t been much investment in the lift infrastructure over the last few years. A committee on the Saint Jean d’Aulps sector of the mountain proposed a development plan, which the Mayor of Belleveaux on the other side of the Col, opposed. At the end of Winter ’12, the future of the Espace Roc d’Enfer was uncertain to say the least. Read on...

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Summer Snowboarding in Avoriaz

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Summer Snowboarding in Avoriaz
Really?  Yes really...

Burton Snowboards’ Riglet Park initiative to encourage kids to learn to snowboard will be available at the Village des Enfants in the centre of Avoriaz this summer. Available for children aged 6 to 12 years, the synthetic snow will be propped with loads of beginner features. There’ll be miniature rails, pyramids and small jumps. Maybe they’ll let a few big kids have a go to?

See Morzine Source for opening times, dates and prices.