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What’s on in Morzine & Les Gets this week

Sunday 1st March – Sunday Roast at the Rhodos. Enough said. 12:00-14:00 Monday 2nd March – Welcome Drinks at the Morzine Tourism Office. Start the week off in the best possible way with free drinks! 16:30 – 18:30 – Welcome Drinks at the Les Gets Tourism Office. Start the week…

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What is split-boarding?

Not that long ago snowboarders wanting to ride deep powder away from the groomed slopes of a resort had to use snow shoes to travel uphill. Our skier friends climbed much more quickly, used far less energy and subsequently enjoyed more runs each day out touring. But thanks to the…

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What is the attraction of Ski touring?

It is becoming increasingly popular as people shun the lifts. In part it is fitness, also to access areas the lifts do not go and to reconnect with the environment. Ski touring is a term used to describe the activity of travelling through snow covered terrain, using skis to go…

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More injuries at après ski than on the slopes!

Skiers are more likely to injure themselves during après-ski partying rather than on the slopes, a poll has found. A survey of 1,000 British skiers found that a 153 – just over 15 per cent – of those quizzed admitted hurting themselves on skiing trips abroad. Of the 153 skiers,…

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Ski safety: avalanche survival tips

We wrote earlier this month about the “explosive” avalanche situation across the region, following a snowfall of 1.5m across France, and over 2m in Avoriaz. The snowpack was deemed “extraordinarily unstable”, with an exceptionally icy base due to the poor start of the ski season. As we head into the later…

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What’s on in Morzine & Les Gets this week

Sunday 22nd February Sunday Roast at the Rhodos. Enough said. 12:00-14:00 Monday 23rd February Welcome Drinks at the Morzine Tourism Office. Start the week off in the best possible way with free drinks! 16:30 – 18:30 Welcome Drinks at the Les Gets Tourism Office. Start the week off in the…

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Rock the Pistes festival 2015

Do you enjoy the snow? Do you enjoy music and festivals? Do you like to go on holiday? If you answered yes to all the above questions, then you could be in for a real treat!     Rock the Pistes festival will be hitting the Portes du Soleil this…

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Why ski in Spring?

1. It’s cheaper Late season is low season, so lift passes and accommodation cost considerably less than during mid-winter. We’ve got limited availability with some great deals! Head over to the bookings page to see what takes your fancy! 2. It’s quieter. Skiing and snowboarding in late season means fewer…

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How to get into snowboarding

Snowboarding can give you the best feeling in the world, but it is not for everyone. Progressing through the first few days involves a lot of falling over, so if you don’t fall well – hard as it is for me to admit – skiing might be a better option…

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What’s on in Morzine and Les Gets this week

What’s on in Morzine this week Saturday 14th February Valentine dinner in the Mont Chery Telecabine Each bubble on the Mont Chery Cable Car will be turned into your own unique dining booth! Each time you pass the top station you will be served with another course and drinks. Courses…

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