Updates from the Alps: Trois Vallees

20 Sep, 2016 by Investors In Property
With the arrival of autumn we’re already looking forward to the coming ski season. The newest skis have been tested, the equipment is being reviewed and the most popular resorts are coming out with their ‘new for the season’ updates. As one of the foremost ski areas in the world, the Trois Vallees have announced a host of improvements this winter.

So without further ado, let’s take a look at the changes for the coming season.

Courchevel

The Signal area in Courchevel Moriond will be getting ten new snow-making machines this season, ensuring decent snow coverage even on warmer days. Elsewhere, there will be a parallel slalom for all skiers, with a cup to be won at the end of the season.

You will have to face off against Alexis Pinturault to get your hands on it though.

An unforgettable experience new to the resort this season gives skiers the chance to close the resort at the end of the day, introducing the full ski patrol experience.

Meribel

The Coombes chairlift is the last in the Meribel Valley to be renovated, and its replacement is a new high speed six-seater chair. Meribel Mottaret will be the first ski resort to be fully-equipped with MS Bar technology; ensuring skiers are as safe as possible on the lifts.

Slalom lovers are well equipped here too, with the video equipped Altiport parallel slalom. There have been improvements to beginner and children’s ski areas across the Meribel Valley, with the bunny hill more accessible than ever.

Val Thorens Valley

There is a new red run in the Plein Sud area, decongesting traffic to the main lifts in Val Thorens, while an easy freestyle park has been set up across from the Piste des Plateaux. The new Funitel in Val Thorens will have their innovative airline inspired architecture revealed this season.

Further down the valley, the La Masse summit is finally accessible for all with a blue run opening at the peak of the Les Menuires/St Martin de Belleville ski area. There are two new chairlifts in Les Menuires, including a six seater bubble chairlift called the St Martin Express and a four seater replacing the old two seat Bettex chair. 
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