I have just returned from a weekend’s skiing in Les Arc. Having heard that it was not a good snow year I was very impressed with the skiing available and the quality of the snow. OK it was typical spring snow; hard in the morning, softening during the day to becoming heavy (but not slushy) in the afternoon. The resort was very empty with most of the skiers over on the Arc2000 side. At one point I stopped on one of the red runs down to Vallandry. There was no one else visible for about 5 minutes I could just stand admire the view and listen to the birds singing.
A notice appeared by the Cachette lift in Arc 1600 saying they going to redevelop this part of the resort (whoopee). The picture showed replacing the Mount Blanc chair lift with a 6 man demountable and leaving the Cachette as it is. The 3 man mount blanc currently gets very little use as it only serves a single piste and a frequently closed drag lift so I wonder where the new lift is going to finish and if it will link into the rest of the resort. The picture appears to show it taking the route of the long overgrown drag lift that used to go up through the forest from there.
I just wonder what the rest of the plans are.
Wendy, do you fancy asking the tourist information office so you can update the book for next year?