New Flight Route Cambridge to Geneva Announced
Darwin & Inghams to fly Cambridge to Geneva
Robin Deering | Meribel Editor | published: 21st May 2013
Cambridge Airport has announced the launch of a number of European routes, including Cambridge to Geneva, in time for the 2013/2014 ski season.
Exciting New Ski Product On Test in The 3 Valleys
Smartest Goggles Yet to Be Launched Next Year
Sophie Nicholson | Meribel Editor | published: 26th April 2013
One of the most exciting bits of ski gear is about to hit the market and all the technology has been undergoing testing right here in the 3 Valleys ski area.
The Ski Season of 2012/2013 is Over - Now What?
Learn a Language , Go Outside and Get Ready for Summer
Sophie Nicholson | Meribel Editor | published: 25th April 2013
If last weekend’s unexpected dump of snow is anything to go by, winter may well still pay another visit to us here in the Alps but to all intents and purposes we can consider the ski season of 2012/2013 is pretty much over. Deep breath. Sleep for a week…. then what?
Meribel Tests Sun Canons
Flat light thing of the past with solar lighting
Robin Deering | Meribel Editor | published: 1st April 2013
With the success of artificial snow in Meribel, providing better skiing conditions when snow is a bit scarce - the resort of Meribel are testing solar canons to improve skiing conditions when sunlight is bit scarce, effectively eliminating flat light.
Smartphone Avalanche Apps on Market
iPhone app released and Android app in testing
Robin Deering | Meribel Editor | published: 26th March 2013
An app for iPhones has been released to help with avalanche rescue whilst a similar Android app is currently being tested in Courchevel by skiers and resort staff.
Wolf Culling as Population Rises
24 Wolves to be removed as part of Alpine Wolf plan
Robin Deering | Meribel Editor | published: 25th March 2013
Faced with rising wolf population, the French national wolf group have decided to increase the number of wolves culled this year to 24, up from just 11 last year.
Off Piste Skier Triggers Avalanche in Meribel
Skier Injured in Incident Next to Cote Brune Chairlift
Sophie Nicholson | Meribel Editor | published: 20th March 2013
Two skiers had to be rescued yesterday after they triggered an avalanche yesterday morning in Meribel. The incident occurred when one of the group jumped onto a steep slope near the Cote Brune chairlift.
Jean-Frederic Chapuis is World Champion
Local 3 Valleys Skier Wins 2013 SkiCross World Title
Sophie Nicholson | Meribel Editor | published: 19th March 2013
Val Thorens's own Jean-Frederic Chapuis won the 2013 ski cross world title on the 10th of March with his first ever top place podium finish in the FIS Freestyle World Ski Championships in Voss-Oslo, Norway.
DJ Line Up Announced for DC Shred Days
End of Event Party Acts Confirmed
Sophie Nicholson | Meribel Editor | published: 15th March 2013
The DJ line up for the big DC Shred Days party has just been announced and the acts who will get the party rocking will be Jackson and his Computer Band and DJ Pone.
A Season of British Success on the Snow
A Winter of Winning Against the Odds
Sophie Nicholson | Meribel Editor | published: 13th March 2013
The winter of 2013 is not yet over but it is already set to go down in British snowsports history. The season of 2012/2013 has seen unprecedented successes for GB athletes in a variety of snowsports disciplines and their achievements are well worth shouting about - particularly when you consider the lack of natural resources, facilities and limited funding available in the UK.