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Only Autumn? Looks like mid-Winter

The Autumn Ski & Board Camp opens today at Chalet Hotel Les Melezes in Tignes & arriving guests can expect some superb conditions.

It’s been snowing hard since last night & it keeps coming. Even at 1800m there’s plenty of snow – see the picture of Les Melezes’ terrace this morning. Conditions up on the Grand Motte glacier are expected to be amazing.

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Autumn Ski & Board Camp 2013

The popular Autumn Ski & Board Camp will take place again at Chalet Hotel Les Melezes, Tignes Les Boisses from 11th October to 22nd December 2013.

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Dolomites: Let the fun begin!

Waking up to several inches of crisp white snow..what a rare treat for Sussex in the middle of March. But we’re not the only ones currently being blessed with copious amounts of beautiful Spring snow and if you’re thinking of heading out to the Dolomites for a last minute late season ski holiday you will NOT be disappointed! According to one source, over the coming week,  they are expecting 39cm of fresh snow in Kronplatz and an impressive 53cm in Alta Badia, more than enough to guarantee maximum fun on the slopes.

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In the Spotlight: Marmolada ‘Queen of the Dolomites’

Standing at an impressive 3309m and  270 million years coming into being, the peaks of Marmolada are the highest in the Dolomites; offering both breathtaking scenery and hours of fun for skiers and snowboarders alike.

Ascending to the peak of Punta Rocca is not an altogether straight forward journey from the valley resort of Arabba, but you’ll be glad you ventured out as soon as you are on the first cable car up from Malga Ciapel.

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Blue skies & more snow on the way

Whilst a well-placed bin liner down your street might have provided you with some cheap thrills this January, the team at Mountainsun have far more exciting opportunities for you, whether your passion lies in skiing or snowboarding.

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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 www.skiandboardcamp.com in November from £135 for transfers, catered accommodation, lift pass and equipment!