Author: Patrick Thorne

Where to Ski or Board in October 2018

September 30, 2018 Off

The nights are drawing in and the snow has been falling already on high slopes in the Alps raising excitement levels for those waiting to ski or board again. Glacier ski areas are already open and the first non -glacier resorts are due to start opening soon in both Europe and North America. The seasons…

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By Patrick Thorne

New Lift & Beginners’ Area in €10m Chamonix Spend

September 30, 2018 Off

The Compagnie du Mont-Blanc which operates the ski lifts and runs around Chamonix as well as many other leading French resorts has announced a €10m investment over the summer in upgrading the Plateau de Lognan at the resort’s Grands Montets ski area. The old Marmottons and Tabé chairlifts have been removed and replaced by a…

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By Patrick Thorne

World’s Highest 3S Gondola Opens at Zermatt, First Stage of 540km Ski Region

September 30, 2018 Off

After around two-and-a-half years’ construction work, the “Matterhorn glacier ride” – the world’s highest 3S cableway – has finally opened as planned, and Zermatt has gained a new attraction. From the beginning of the 2018/19 winter season, passengers will be able to use the new cableway to reach the Klein Matterhorn, the construction of which…

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By Patrick Thorne