Friday, July 4, 2014

Summer skiing starts

Les 2 Alpes and Tignes in France start their summer season. In Canada Whistler opens with James Woods and others members of Team GB in the resort. With mid-summer day gone it is now downhill to winter.

The French resort of Les 2 Alpes opened for its summer skiing and snowboarding season on Saturday.

The skiing starts at 2,900m and goes up to 3,600m making it one of the largest glaciers for summer skiing in the Alps.

There are 300 acres of marked slopes available and a 18 hectare snow park that attracts international athletes for summer training.

Around 1,500 people a day turn out to enjoy out of the winter season.  Read on...

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