Well, it's been a crazy few days in Les Arcs! The end of last week saw a snowstorm which has deposited more white stuff in a few days than we had all of last season. This is a great start but has brought with it a fair amount of chaos as well. The roads up to the higher resorts have been closed at times for avalanche blasting and high winds and there have been a few accidents too.
The Paradiski area in the French Alps will be opening a new Nature Spa this season. It will be in Arc 1950 in the Residence Les Sources de Marie and is to be 1000m2 deep, with views over to Mont Blanc.
The snow is finally here - it took a while to arrive, a fair amount of snow dancing - and most probably some serious re-arranging of the jet stream some five miles above our heads. After 6-7 weeks of scraping around on ice in the morning and slush in the afternoon, everyone has been out playing in the 30-40cm of powder on offer and off of a sudden, areas that were previously inaccessible have become open game, so my friend, Filip & I decided to do some exploring.
The last hurrah of the season is nearly upon us and there are some great bargains to be had. Here are some great discounts from Erna Low with a choice of resort, accommodation only or travel included ski holidays.
It’s not too late to book a last minute ski deal for this April, here are a couple of offers from Esprit and Total Ski. Why not combine beautiful sunshine and great snow to make it the perfect Easter...
Skiing in the spring sunshine is amazing - here are a couple of great deals for some March and April ski breaks from Peak Retreats and Ski Collection. There is 40% off Les Deux Alpes and a saving of £250 to Flaine - both snowsure resorts.
Easter is fast approaching and the weather is heating up across Europe. However the ski resorts are working hard on keeping as many pistes open as possible as well as doing a few 'snow dances'. The going may get a bit sludgy in parts but who can't love skiing in the spring sunshine?
Make a last-minute hop to the ski slopes this Easter and save up to £300 per person. The Lapin (rabbit) run leads virtually to the door of Fish&Pip’s chalets in Meribel Village, where (hot) chocolate, delicious food and supreme service abound.
Here are a selection of resorts across the Alps with some great savings. All these offers are from Pierre & Vacances, their range of apartments across the French Alps are ideal for families and groups of skiers keen to take to the slopes this April. Contrary to popular belief April skiing and snow conditions are often fantastic with many high-altitude resorts boasting historically good snow records and some of the best snowfalls of the season. P&V are offering savings of up to 30% and free children’s lift passes in a variety of high-altitude destinations.
Here is the latest ski report from around the globe, courtesy of J2Ski for the week ending 15th March 2014. There hasn't been much snow across Europe but conditions are still good and forecasts are promising for snowfall soon.