Alpine Skiing World Cup – Season Re-cap

The 2015-16 FIS Alpine Skiing World Cup is the 50th edition of the prestigious competition and having begun back on the 24th October, we are now very much entering the business end of the season. Between now and the seasonal finale events in Saint Moritz on 20th...

Val Thorens delays resort opening date

BREAKING NEWS! Val Thorens ski resort has announced that they will be opening the resort 1 week later than planned. Due to a shortfall of snow that the Alps has received it was the only option to delay the opening date by a week. Val Thorens will now open on 28th...
End of Val Thorens ski season 2014/15

End of Val Thorens ski season 2014/15

What a fantastic season it has been, we have skied with so many ValThorensGB.com readers and seen some very unusual sites (James and Ade that would be you!)!   We have seen large rocks falls stopping the traffic reaching and leaving the ski resort.   More...
Restaurant review of L’Epicurean in Val Thorens

Restaurant review of L’Epicurean in Val Thorens

There is real buzz around L’ Epicurien restaurant in Val Thorens at the moment; and little wonder. This gourmet eaterie nestling in the French Alps has been awarded a brand new and shiny Michelin Star for 2015, making this the hottest seat in the Trois Vallées. In...
The Folie Douce Giant Easter Egg Party!

The Folie Douce Giant Easter Egg Party!

Something not to miss if you are in Val Thorens on the 5th April, the bar on the top of the World Val Thorens’ Folie Douce will be hosting an Easter Egg Party! Knowing these guys we are sure this event will be one not to be missed! Grab hold of your Bunny Ears...
4 Snowboarders caught in Avalanche in Orelle

4 Snowboarders caught in Avalanche in Orelle

Reports are coming in that 4 snowboarders have been caught up in an avalanche roughly 1 hour ago (11:30 local time) in the Orelle ski area. Early reports are saying that there are no major injuries with one snowboarder with a minor injury. The rescue helicopter was...

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