Ski Information

For all the powder hounds among you

Have Fun-Ski Safe!

It’s thought that almost 10,000 Britons get hurt on the winter slopes each year. Are these stats as terrifying as they seem..?

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A-Z of Ski Slang Terms

Want to sound more like a ripper than a gaper? Don’t get left behind; sound sweet and check out the latest, coolest, hippest guide to ski slang terms!

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Grand Massif Ski Area

The Grand Massif Ski Area offers the lowest ratio of accommodation capacity to number of ski lifts anywhere, which is why they have the lowest queues of any resort in Europe,

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Grand Massif Piste Map

We’ve done the homework so you don’t have to: Grand Massif Piste Map to download plus all the info. you need to make your ski chalet holiday complete.

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Ski Pass Prices 2015/16

Grand Massif lift passes are free for children under 5 and adults of 75 yrs. of age and over. However proof will be required for all reduced price passes.

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How to Wax Skis Like a Pro

Few recreational skiers wax their skis enough. Something as simple as a ski wax can make the difference between your skis crawling downhill or flying like the wind.

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Ski Samoens News Report for 2014/15

Despite the Grand Massif’s outstanding snow record and great high-speed infrastructure, investment continues with even more improvements to the already impressive list in both Flaine, Morillon and Samoens.

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Go Pro with 4 Ski Videos of the Grand Massif

Sit back, grab a beer, switch to widescreen and watch these ski videos and the GoPro camera work its magic. Just tell the family you’re researching your ski holiday and then hope Santa pops one of these down the chimney this Christmas.. enjoy

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Ski and Snowboard Lessons

Ski and snowboard lessons are open for reservations from mid-October until the end of the winter season and we highly recommend pre-booking well in advance.

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Snow History for Samoens

Winter 2012/13 Snowfall is always a subject of great conjecture. However, an obvious misnomer  is that there is a direct link between altitude and snowfall. In fact, a resort's position relative to or within a mountain range is far more significant than many skiers...

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Skiing a L’Anglaise (Humour)

Once upon a time, the Alps were the preserve of the montagnards, spa town convalescents and eccentric English aristocrats attempting crazy alpine feats. This is the case no longer, as millions of us are drawn to the French Alps every winter  and it's even considered...

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Get Yourself Well (Ski) Fit!

Skiing when done in style, is an extremely cool method of getting around, but if you’re not ski fit, the only parallel turn you’ll make is to stop in front of a restaurant.

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Where to Eat on the Slopes

We offer you the low-down on where to eat on the slopes in the Grand Massif. Plus we reveal one of the best ski-lunch days in the French Alps.

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