Browsing entries tagged with Les Gets

16 Aug 2019

Les Gets boosts snowmaking to 50% of ski area

Les Gets boosts snowmaking to 50% of ski area

The French ski resort of Les Gets has massively increased its snow-making facilities for this coming winter, as well as creating a new blue run, a new ski touring piste and building a brand new spa in…

25 Mar 2019

Morzine offers half-price season passes

Morzine offers half-price season passes

The French ski resort of Morzine is getting in on the early-bird 2020-21 season pass act and offering 5,000 season ski passes for Les Portes du Soleil for just €499 (currently around £435 and half the…

16 Aug 2018

Les Gets confirms new activities for winter 2018/19

Les Gets confirms new activities for winter 2018/19

Fat Biking Mountain biking on snow is the currently extremely popular in the Alps, since Fat Bikes were introduced, a Fat Bike is basically a normal mountain bike but with huge, fat tyres which respond…

22 Oct 2017

New two-centre ski holiday launched

New two-centre ski holiday launched

Tour operator Ski 2 has specialised in holidays to the small village of Champoluc in Italy’s Monterosa region since it started almost 20 years ago. Last year it branched out to offer ski holidays to…

3 Nov 2016

Tour operator Ski 2 launches in Les Gets

Tour operator Ski 2 launches in Les Gets

Tour operator Ski 2, which specialises in the Italian resort of Champoluc, is branching out with a new operation in Les Gets, France this winter. Ski 2 has been operating in Champoluc for 18 years, but…

11 Feb 2015

Find romance on the ski slopes

Find romance on the ski slopes

In case it had escaped your notice, Saturday is Valentine’s Day, and ski resorts around the world are running special events from chairlift speed dating to private gondola rides and even mass weddings.…

2 Oct 2013

Reader wins Lagrange ski holiday

Reader wins Lagrange ski holiday

One lucky Where to Ski and Snowboard reader has booked a holiday he won by reporting for us this year. Every year, WTSS relies on hundreds of reader reports to compile our new edition, and as a thank you…

7 Jan 2013

Video yourself across the Alps this season

Video yourself across the Alps this season

Were you hoping to get a GoPro for Christmas? If Santa hasn’t delivered, fear not — ski resorts around the Alps have installed video systems in their half pipes and freestyle parks, with automatic…

12 Jan 2012

Let battle commence in Les Gets

Let battle commence in Les Gets

In a racing-meets-orienteering style challenge event, which hails from the USA originally, the Big Mountain Battle is coming to Europe for the first time. And the host is Les Gets in France. On four dates…

23 Aug 2011

Lift pass offers from Les Gets

Lift pass offers from Les Gets

Les Gets and Morzine are introducing some money-saving offers on local area lift passes as part of their new incentives for the coming season. And there is a new range of accommodation to sample too. First…

31 Aug 2010

Les Gets and Morzine upgrade lifts

Les Gets and Morzine upgrade lifts

Les Gets and Morzine have been busy with new developments over the summer, in particular to upgrade access to Chamossière – which has some of the most challenging slopes on the Morzine side. A new six-pack…

4 Sep 2009

New run for Les Gets

New run for Les Gets

Les Gets in France’s Portes du Soleil ski area will have a new run to cruise down next winter and even better beginner slopes. The resort has announced that a new blue piste is being cut to improve…

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