New Flight Route Cambridge to Geneva Announced
Darwin & Inghams to fly Cambridge to Geneva
Robin Deering | Courchevel Editor | published: 21st May 2013
Cambridge Airport has announced the launch of a number of European routes, including Cambridge to Geneva, in time for the 2013/2014 ski season.
Oetker to Open Luxury Hotel in Courchevel
French entrepreneur to open luxury hotel in Courchevel
Robin Deering | Courchevel Editor | published: 7th May 2013
French entrepreneur and businessman Xavier Niel, founder of internet & mobile operator Free, will be opening a new luxury hotel in Courchevel for winter 2013/14.
Courchevel Local Loses Life in Grand Casse Avalanche
Experienced skier dies in avalanche
Robin Deering | Courchevel Editor | published: 6th May 2013
An avalanche on the 2nd of May swept away 4 skiers on the Grand Casse in the Vanoise, two skiers were injured and one died in the incident.
Exciting New Ski Product On Test in The 3 Valleys
Smartest Goggles Yet to Be Launched Next Year
Sophie Nicholson | Courchevel Editor | published: 26th April 2013
One of the most exciting bits of ski gear is about to hit the market and all the technology has been undergoing testing right here in the 3 Valleys ski area.
The Ski Season of 2012/2013 is Over - Now What?
Learn a Language , Go Outside and Get Ready for Summer
Sophie Nicholson | Courchevel Editor | published: 25th April 2013
If last weekend’s unexpected dump of snow is anything to go by, winter may well still pay another visit to us here in the Alps but to all intents and purposes we can consider the ski season of 2012/2013 is pretty much over. Deep breath. Sleep for a week…. then what?
Courchevel Tests Sun Canons
Flat light thing of the past with solar lighting
Robin Deering | Courchevel Editor | published: 1st April 2013
With the success of artificial snow in Courchevel, providing better skiing conditions when snow is a bit scarce - the resort of Courchevel are testing solar canons to improve skiing conditions when sunlight is bit scarce, effectively eliminating flat light.
Naila Jornet & Matheo Jacquemoud win the "DER"
The Dynafit Ski Touring season in Courchevel ends on a high
Ellie Mahoney | Courchevel Editor | published: 29th March 2013
The third season of the Dynafit Ski Touring Courchevel, which began on December 12th, came to an end this week having had a record number of entrants. 1,376 people set off overall with 785 of those being different competitors.
Smartphone Avalanche Apps on Market
iPhone app released and Android app in testing
Robin Deering | Courchevel Editor | published: 26th March 2013
An app for iPhones has been released to help with avalanche rescue whilst a similar Android app is currently being tested in Courchevel by skiers and resort staff.
Wolf Culling as Population Rises
24 Wolves to be removed as part of Alpine Wolf plan
Robin Deering | Courchevel Editor | published: 25th March 2013
Faced with rising wolf population, the French national wolf group have decided to increase the number of wolves culled this year to 24, up from just 11 last year.
Courchevel Lift Operator Hit by Chairlift
44 Year Old Resort Worker Hospitalised Following Incident
Sophie Nicholson | Courchevel Editor | published: 21st March 2013
A Courchevel lift operator was hospitalised yesterday afternoon after she was hit by a chairlift in the back of the head.