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Road to Val Thorens blocked by Rock!

Road to Val Thorens blocked by Rock!

* Update 28th Feb 2015 – 17:15 * The authorities think the road will now be open at 17:30 both directions. * Update 28th Feb 2015 – 17:00 * The RD117 road up from Moutiers to Les Menuires and Val Thorens is still currently shut. A diverted route is in...
Snow Artist Simon Beck visits Val Thorens

Snow Artist Simon Beck visits Val Thorens

Renowned snow artist Simon Beck paid a visit to Val Thorens on Saturday and created one of his master pieces on the side of one of one of the pistes. Simon Beck is an English man who spends a lot of his time in the Alps creating many different types of snow art. This...
30 year old seasonal worker dead in Avalanche

30 year old seasonal worker dead in Avalanche

As reported in the news and on our site the off-piste ski terrain is very unstable, you don’t need to go far to get caught up in an avalanche either. It is sad news that a 30 year old seasonal worker (seasonaire) got caught up in an avalanche yesterday when she...

Val Thorens restaurant gets its first Michelin Star

Yesterday the new list of Michelin Star restaurants got published and Val Thorens has something to celebrate! The Epicurean has been award it’s first Michelin Star! We would like to congratulate all involved! It’s not easy getting a Michelin Star, if you...

Avalanche Blasting to close road up to Val Thorens

Every so often it is needed that the road up to Val Thorens the No: 117 needs to be closed to allow the authorities to clear any possible avalanches that might happen. Most of the time it is precautionary so there shouldn’t be any risk at the moment. We are...

Why is it best to go to a high Ski Resort?

To start with no, that isn’t a trick question. You could be forgiven it was however as, after all, every ski resort is high isn’t it? Well, yes and no. Obviously they have to be at altitude to offer great ski runs for their visitors but unless you have...

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