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6th March 2017 | Posted by: Rich Evans

SPRINGING INTO WINTER!

Well 2016-17 has been a difficult season definitely not the best but winter arrived on 1st March with a load of snow so we went and played in it!  We're feeling good! 

Springing into Winter - powder & tree skiing in Le Grand Massif on 1st March

2nd December 2016 | Posted by: James.Gambrill

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2nd March 2016 | Posted by: Rich Evans

Why Ski At Easter?

Thirty years ago, going on a family ski holiday was considered a real luxury, or at least only reserved for those who are in the upper reaches of the middle classes. Now, in the wake of budget airlines, better transport facilities and more affordable accommodation, the ski holiday has become a lot...

30th April 2013 | Posted by: Rich Evans

The Ski Season That Doesn’t Want To End!

  Wow what a season that was!  Well when I say was perhaps I should be saying is, as it isn’t really over if you look at the snow that is still around! Ok it is over in terms of the majority of the resorts now being closed but there is still a load of snow and if you are into...

Spring Skiing in Le Grand Massif - off piste skiing
3rd April 2013 | Posted by: Rich Evans

It Always Snows in April!

Just a few weeks ago we wrote a blog about when is too late too late to ski and once again the snow gods delivered at the end of March and beginning of April! Spring is always a great time to ski – we love the quiet slopes, spring snow, long lunches on the terrace topping up the tan,...

Spring Skiing in Le Grand Massif - March 2013

Snowy Trees in Spring skiing conditions
1st March 2013 | Posted by: Rich Evans

When is too late too late to take a ski holiday?

‘Isn’t that too late?’ I am often asked when I suggest looking at a March or April ski holiday. For some reason most people seem to think that the ski season finishes at the end of March and that is it for another winter. And some people seem to think that all the snow melts...

30th April 2012 | Posted by: Rich Evans

END OF SEASON REVIEW - 30 April 2012

So most resorts are now closed for the winter and nearly all still have snow - what a season it has been!! Arguably the best in living memory! How was this possible when the press who always love a negative story were writing doom and gloom stories about no snow at the beginning of December?...

29th March 2012 | Posted by: Rich Evans

SKIING IN THE MONTEROSA, ITALY - 26 – 28 MARCH 2012

Destination Italy – we packed up the car and left France for a three day break in Champoluc part of the Monterosa ski area in Italy. I had skied there several years before for just a weekend and have been keen to get back ever since.  Now was an opportunity to return with a couple of...

21st March 2012 | Posted by: Rich Evans

SPRING SKIING -19th – 20th MARCH 2012

I love spring skiing - the days are longer and tend to be warmer, the base of snow is down, you usually get great snow that can sometimes be a bit hard in the morning so you can take a little longer over your morning coffee and then a bit soft in the late afternoon so you have the ideal excuse to...

Powder Skiing in Les Carroz & Samoens. Le Grand Massif - 20th March 2012

Win A Ski Holiday for Two to the French Alps with Ski Amis

Win a catered chalet ski holiday for two in one of the world’s largest ski areas! Indulge on a full English breakfast, homemade cakes and 3 course meals with unlimited wine for 7 nights in the French Alps! You could be staying in Les Menuires or La Tania– all great resorts with skiing heights up to 2850m and plenty of après ski, bars and restaurants on your doorstep. Catered Chalets that are ski in/ski out, traditional, big enough for the whole family or in a peaceful beautiful location – the choice is yours if you win.

With a large list to choose from, there will be a chalet to suit you! 

 

Les Menuires, Three Valleys

Chalets de Bruyeres– This perfect ski in/ski out location is right at the bottom of the piste. The gondola at the backdoor will take your straight up to 2850m! Whilst your there, have a go on speed mountain (suitable for children and adults), dine out for one night and try some traditional French cuisine and maybe even treat yourself to a spa day at the wellness centre next door. 

Chalets de Bettaix– Choose one of these chalets if you aren’t a party animal and enjoy the views of a pretty traditional village. These chalets are located in the village of Bettaix, right next to the River Doron – enjoy your full English breakfast whilst watching the river flow past the balcony window. 

La Tania, Three Valleys

Chalet Christine, Titania or Morgane– Ski through the trees in this great south facing resort with great access to the whole of the Three Valleys. These chalets are close to everything. La Tania is a pedestrianised resort so you are only 5 minutes away from the piste, a lift or a bar! 

 

Holiday Details 

Ski Holiday for 2 people in the French Alps

  • One week March 2020 (subject to availability/non peak weeks) 
  • Super Saver service transfer from Geneva included
  • Standard Service Chalet (subject to availability) 
  • Les Menuires: Chalets de Bruyeres, Katerina or Lorraine
  • La Tania: Titania, Morgane or Christine 
  • Flights, ski passes, ski hire and ski lessons are not included 

 

Terms and Conditions

Holiday is subject to our standard terms and conditions but in addition:

  • Transfers are based on our ‘Super Saver Service’ - we don't provide any guarantees on the waiting time with this service - other than we will get you to your accommodation on Saturday at some point.  
  • For this service you need to book a flight which lands before 12h00 on your arrival day and departs after 15h00 on your departure day.
  • Chalets are available for any of the following weeks – 7th, 14th, 21st or 28th March 2020 subject to availability – alternative dates may be possible for a charge and would be subject to availability
  • Available chalets are in La Tania or Les Menuires only and are for our standard service.
  • Lift passes, equipment and lessons must be booked through our pre booking service via our sales office

Flights, ski passes, ski hire and ski lessons are not included, Altitude Holidays general competiton terms here