The Soul Searcher

Marion Gouwy, from Peyragudes, is a pro snowboarder & architect.

- the 15 January 2018

The Lift Operator

Christelle Combépine is the owner of Téléski de la Turche in Les Gets.

- the 15 January 2018

The Guardian

Antoine Diet, from Val Thorens is a freeski programme manager & co-owner of Le Crewzer.

- the 15 January 2018

Look stylish on the slopes: hire your ski jacket!

A trend that’s becoming more and more widespread in resorts: instead of buying ski clothing you use for just a week a year, some companies are offering you the chance to hire them. This service all...

- the 24 November 2017

In the French mountains, Christmas is magical

The mountains of France are the ultimate destination to spend a magical Christmas, with family or friends. With everything from avant-garde, purpose-built resorts to charming mid-mountain villages,...

- the 29 September 2017

Profiles: 5 mountain professions!

Staring at the same four walls every day is not for Cathy, Béranger, Franck, Stéphane or Laurent! Living in the Pyrenees, the Massif Central, the Alps and the Vosges, each one of them works outdoor...

- the 9 January 2017

2 ‘made in the mountains’ films

If you like the mountains and you like films, you’ll love watching these, made at least in part, if not entirely, in the mountains; you might even recognise some of the locations. The mountains are...

- the 9 January 2017

«The red sweaters»

Affectionately referred to as «the red sweaters», for these men and women it is a sign of recognition, even if it’s their bronze medal, sun tan, technique and teaching skills that really set them a...

- the 9 January 2017

Luxury hotels in ski resorts

Taste the joys of skiing with the comfort of luxury hotels in the french resorts.

- the 9 September 2014

Timeless events in the French mountains

In 2014, the French resorts may be hyper-connected, offer a myriad of activities or provide reputed restaurants, but torch-lit ski descents, fondue or a glass of mulled wine remain the classics of ...

- the 3 March 2014

The new trend of high-altitude dance floors

Luc Reversade's concept - the Folie Douce - has been a massive hit in the French mountains for the past seven years. After Val d'Isère and Val Thorens, this winter it arrives in Méribel.

- the 10 January 2013

Innovations in the French spas this winter!

The altitude spas in France are thriving -and for good reason, as they bring a real sense of well-being to young and old after a day spent in the cold. Here is a selection of these cocoons nestled ...

- the 27 November 2012