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Snow Photos from the Alps – October 2013

October 14, 2013 News
Snow Photos from the Alps - October 2013 It's still very early on, but the end of last week saw some truly encouraging pictures from the Alps.  All these images were taken on the 10th or 11th of October 2013. Meribel Arc 1950 Le Village Lech Courchevel 1850 Les Menuires Val d'Isere Verbier La Clusaz Monterosa Ski Here's to a great season! By Pascal August...
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New ‘Les 3 Vallées’ Scott ski goggles show weather & piste info

October 11, 2013 News
New 'Les 3 Vallées' Scott ski goggles show weather & piste info The largest ski area in the world - Les 3 Vallées- and SCOTT have designed a collector’s item for your eyes only! Technology waits for no one: Les 3 Vallées have teamed up with Scott to produce a special set of ski goggles using the latest technology and allowing users to access all the latest weather piste and lift information. The SCOTT 3 Valleys goggles will be equipped with Canadian technology HUD (Head Up Display) and Recon (developed with LUMIPLAN).  Connected via Bluetooth to the Les 3 Vallées app via its smartphone), users will be able to view data and statistics within the goggles while they are on the mountain. Included will be details such as speed and altitude, as well as weather forecasts, and information on the opening of pistes and lifts. Branded “Les 3 Vallées” on the strap and the glass, this limited edition model will be sold only in sports shops in Les 3 Vallées resorts.  It...
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Four of the Best Luxury Hotels in Méribel

September 23, 2013 News
Four of the Best Luxury Hotels in Méribel Situated in the heart of the Three Valleys, Méribel is perfectly located to get the most out of this huge ski area.   So which are the best luxury hotels in Méribel? Why Méribel? Founded by a Briton, Peter Lindsay, the resort continues to appeal.   Taking just one lift you can be skiing in Courchevel, La Tania or Les Menuires.  Two lifts and you'll be in Val Thorens.  On a week's holiday you can ski a different sector every day, seeking out the best snow. And at the end of the day, apres-ski options abound in Méribel.  Traditional favourites like Le Doron Pub and La Taverne in the centre of town are always popular, as is the Rond Point in Méribel Altiport. So where should you stay? There are plenty of options for luxury hotels in Méribel.  These are four of the best: 1. Hotel La Chaudanne Recently renovated to four-star...
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September snow falls around the Alps

September 20, 2013 News
September snow falls around the Alps It's still only September, but we're excited to see the first snowfalls of the season appearing around the Alps this week.  Here's a few pics to get you in the mood for winter... And we thought we'd finish off with this video from St Anton:   To find out how to get to the snow this winter yourself, please contact the Move Mountains Travel team.   By Pascal August...
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Mountain biking in the Alps this summer

May 15, 2013 News
Mountain biking in the Alps this summer The snow's melting, but there's still plenty to do in ski resorts.  Top of the list is mountain biking in the Alps this summer. New routes in Meribel In Meribel, the Bellevue itinerary accessible from the top of the Pas du Lac has been improved. The top was redesigned and there's a new track at the bottom, from the Rond Point to the Chaudanne.  There's also a new route on the DH Tougnete 2, arriving at the mid-station, which opens the run up to non-experts. There will also be a bike patrol this summer, going around the bike parks and itineraries to check safety, signs and help riders if required. Mountain biking is for kids too In Courchevel, children from eight to twelve years old can take part in four-day mountain biking camps and take their Biker 1, 2, or 3 tests.  The On Gravity school in Val d'Isere runs...
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The Three Valleys Enduro is the ultimate test for skiers

March 14, 2013 News
The Three Valleys Enduro is the ultimate test for skiers The Three Valleys Enduro is the ultimate end of season event, now in its 10th year.  The aim of the day is to let as many skiers as possible discover the Three Valleys in one day, showing that the area is in reach of all. It's become the largest gathering of amateur skiers in the world.  Teams of three, whatever level of ability, can enjoy a great day of skiing, including some special events and plenty of fun! Freeride, Big Air Bag, Freestyle, Family schuss, Skicross, Triplette Belleville, Acticross - there are a huge number of events accessible to all. So, grab your skis and join in the fun on Sunday April 7 2013 for an unforgettable day with your family or friends in the Three Valleys! Move Mountains Travel offer a wide selection of hotels in Courchevel, including the Hotel Portetta in Courchevel 1650 and the Hotel Sivoliere in Courchevel 1850,...
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Go for a Love Ski – Buy One Lift Pass and Get One Free This Valentine’s Week

January 17, 2013 News
Go for a Love Ski - Buy One Lift Pass and Get One Free This Valentine’s Week If you are planning go on a Love Ski to the Alps this Valentine’s, then you could save money by buying one lift pass and getting another free through Move Mountains Travel. This great Valentine’s ski deal is exclusive to Move Mountains Travel. The Best Properties in the Best Resorts Move Mountains Travel offer a wide variety of excellent properties in the Alps, such as the L’Eterlou-Tremplin in Meribel, Hotel Christiana in Val d’Isere and the Hotel Arlberg in Lech. Other properties and resorts offered include hotels in Champoluc, Courchevel, Verbier and La Clusaz. Minimum 7 Night Stay All you need to do to secure your free lift pass is to book a minimum of a 7 night stay, which includes Valentine’s Day itself – Thursday 14th February. The free lift pass will be a local area pass, which can be upgraded to a full area pass by paying the...
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Great video of Meribel seen from the air

January 2, 2013 News
We loved this recent video made by Meribel, showing off the resort from the air: If you're thinking of a ski holiday in Meribel, then we offer a wide choice of hotels, including the Hotel La Chaudanne in Meribel centre, the Hotel Alpen Ruitor in Mottaret and Hotel Eterlou Tremplin in Meribel centre. For more information please contact Move Mountains Travel on 01753 463400 or by email to welcome@movemountainstravel.com By Pascal August...
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