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Ok there is a ski resort on Mt Etna but it isn't open in the summer, or when the volcano is erupting for that matter.
The Russians arent coming
The Russians aren't coming. Well that's the message from France Montagnes following a promotional tour in Russia and Ukraine this September.
Little big station
Started at the eve of the Second World War l’Alpe du Grand Serre near Grenoble has not always had an easy history.
France loses skiing top spot for 2014
Each year the premier league resorts of France, Austria and the United States battle it out to see who has sold the most skier days. After two years on top France saw a drop of 4.
France risks losing top spot for skiing
French ski resorts have seen the number of visitors drop by 4% last winter according to the French Ski Area association: Domaines skiables de France (DSF). The DSF represents 238 ski resorts.
Obituary: Laurent Chappis the man who designed Courchevel
Born on the 8th of May 1915 in Aix-les-Bains Laurent Chappis a decorated war hero and a pioneer of French ski resort development has passed away on the 28th December 2013 in Chambery at the age of 98.
Chamonix pisteurs fear uphill skiers
The lack of snow and generall poor conditions are creating conflicts in ski resorts as ski tourers and resort workers clash about access rights to the ski slopes.
Opening day for non-glacier French resorts
A number of ski resorts have opened ahead of schedule this weekend in the French Alps and Pyrenees although access to Porte Puymorens and Andorra was complicated by nearly a meter of snow and a number
Porté-Puymorens to open start of June
Another month, another first. After the Pic du Midi in May it is now the turn of Porté-Puymorens to open for skiing for the first week-end of June.
Morzine cable car station destroyed by fire
The top station of the Pleney cable car at Morzine has been destroyed by fire early this morning. Around 40 firemen fought the blaze. There were no victims.
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