Yearly Archives: 2012

Winter is here at last!

Both France & the Italian Dolomites have had heavy snow over the last few days & our resort staff are reporting great conditions.

Espace Killy have opened up the link between Val Claret & val d’Isere as well as parts of Tignes Le Lac. It is expected that most of the area will be open by the weekend or soon after.

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First snow of the winter – Tignes

Cold temperatures and heavy autumn snowfall in Tignes mean that conditions are fantastic up on the Grand Mott glacier. The picure below was taken on Chalet Hotel Les Melezes terrace on Sunday morning.

If you want to see it for yourself we’ve got some last minute availability left on in November from £135 for transfers, catered accommodation, lift pass and equipment!

Winter kicks off to a good start – Tignes

With under 2 weeks to go until we open at Chalet Hotel Les Melezes in Tignes for Ski & Board Camp 2012 it’s looking like the winter is kicking off to a good start. This picture, courtesy of the Tignes Tourist Office, shows 30cm of fresh snow late last week and more forecast for later this week.

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Now open for summer activity holidays

The summer has arrived and we’re open in the stunning Italian Dolomites and the French Alps for activity holidays & short breaks.

The staff at Chalet Hotel Diamant, San Martino in Badia, have already enjoyed exploring some Via Ferratas in Gadertal and were climbing over 2000m this weekend.

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Summer is here – bad weather an advantage

The rotten weather we’ve been suffering in Europe this spring has been great news for summer snow on glaciers in the Alps. The Grand Motte glacier in Tignes is set to open on Saturday 23rd June & it looks like some excellent conditions are waiting up there.

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Ski & Board Camp 2012 – now on sale

The ever popular Ski & Board Camp 2012 is now on sale.


  • 3 nights catered accommodation at Chalet Hotel Les Melezes, Tignes Les Boisses;
  • return Geneva transfers;
  • 3 day lift pass;
  • PLUS use of rental and test equipment.

~ October from £99 p/p

~ November from £135 p/p

~ December from £179 p/p

Some dates are selling out fast – don’t leave it too late!

More snow in Tignes

The snow has continued to fall in Tignes, Espace Killy this week and this morning the resort has woken yet again to a clean sheet of powder covering the mountains and wonderful blue skies.  Check out this picture of our terrace at Les Melezes in Tignes Les Boisses this morning – what an incredible way to finish of the season.

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WIN A HOLIDAY for 2 & help a good cause!

On 22nd April 2012, Mountainsun’s Joanne will be running in the London Marathon in memory of her uncle Peter & to raise as much money as possible for the PSP Association, a little known charity working tirelessly to help sufferers and their families live with this rare, cruel and difficult to diagnose brain disease for which there is currently no known cure.

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