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Val Heliski Newsletter Christmas and snow! 11-12-17

Val Heliski Newsletter Christmas and snow! 11-12-17

With only two weeks to go until Christmas, we have the perfect gift ideas inside this email. Click on the picture below to purchase a Val Heliski gift voucher for your loved one this Christmas and you will receive free use of our Salomon off-piste equipment to go...

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Val Heliski newsletter “Resort Opening”27-11-17

Val Heliski newsletter “Resort Opening”27-11-17

The resorts within the Espace Killy area are now open! This means that our heliskiing zones are now operating with some great conditions for all our packages. Heliskiing, reverse heliskiing, backcountry tours, refuge trips, and guided days within resort - Get in touch...

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Val Heliski newsletter 13-11-17

Val Heliski newsletter 13-11-17

With half a meter of fresh snow, it looks like the Alps are ready for another great winter season. The Christmas period is already 70% booked, so if you and your loved ones would like to join us on a heliski adventure, heli scenic tour or guided off-piste day, book...

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TIGNES AND VAL D’ISERE BACKCOUNTRY REPORT

TIGNES AND VAL D’ISERE BACKCOUNTRY REPORT

Sunshine and high temperatures have ruled the last week, with some great skiing to be had. Amazing spring corn is there for those who know how to find it, with friends and colleagues even saying they’ve had some of their best turns of the season. The weather has...

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Tignes and Val D’isere Backcountry Report 10/04/17

Tignes and Val D’isere Backcountry Report 10/04/17

Wow, what a week! Temperatures soaring up to 15 degrees and bluebird skies everyday; Perfect conditions for you fair weather skiers. It looks set to carry on throughout this week with the potential of some snow at the weekend. I was fortunate to do a reverse Heli Ski...

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Tignes and Val D’Isere Backcountry Report 03/04

Tignes and Val D’Isere Backcountry Report 03/04

High temperatures and sun have ruled the last week. With temperatures surpassing 12 degrees, much of last week’s dump has already disappeared lower in the alpine. Higher up, the snow has not transformed quite so much and there is still some great skiing available....

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Tignes and Val D’Isere Backcountry Report

Tignes and Val D’Isere Backcountry Report

Dream conditions once again. Half a metre of fresh powder falling on Saturday night, and an immediate return to blue skies.  Typical spring conditions in the last week has allowed stable sliding on all aspects & steep lines. A highlight for me, was skiing over...

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Overnight Backcountry Refuge Tour

Overnight Backcountry Refuge Tour

BOOK NOW   ABILITY: FITNESS: DISCIPLINE:   PRICE: €195pp PACKAGE DATES: 1st December – 4th May TO BE BOOKED AS: Group of 6 persons AVAILABLE FROM: Tignes, Val d’Isere COURSE OVERVIEW: An overnight trip to a backcountry refuge located outside of the resort...

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Espace Killy Backcountry Report 28/03/16

Espace Killy Backcountry Report 28/03/16

Calm and settled conditions have ruled through the previous week, with Spring taking a firm grip on the end of March. But more unsettled conditions look to be coming through into the week ahead with the possibility of moderate snowfall. I’ve been doing a lot touring...

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Espace Killy Backcountry Report  15th February

Espace Killy Backcountry Report 15th February

Some periods of settled conditions have allowed us to escape the driving snow and wind which has dominated this week and brought large amounts of snowfall to all areas of the Espace Killy. I’ve been limited my skiing to the great tree runs around Les Boisses and...

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Espace Killy Backcountry Report 14th January 2016

Espace Killy Backcountry Report 14th January 2016

The snow just keeps falling in huge quantities over the Espace Killy with over a metre recorded to have fallen over the past 6 days and another 20cm in the forecast for today (Thursday) creating some fantastic skiing conditions. ..But also some dangerous avalanche...

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Espace Killy Backcountry Report 11th January 2016

Espace Killy Backcountry Report 11th January 2016

The end of the week has given way to some more unsettled conditions in the Espace Killy, dumping another load off snow on the snowpack, topping up things nicely, but please don’t forget that the avalanche danger is still high at all levels. The Espace Killy pistes...

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Espace Killy Backcountry Report 8th January 2016

Espace Killy Backcountry Report 8th January 2016

The past week has given the Espace Killy over a metre of snow which has given some fantastic powder all over the mountain. There is also another metre or more of snow in the week long forecast which is going to continue give us fresh tracks all week! All this fresh...

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Espace Killy Backcountry Report 4th January 2016

Espace Killy Backcountry Report 4th January 2016

The New Year began with some fine, dry and settled conditions but the weather pattern swiftly changed from the 2nd January onwards which has led to the Espace Killy (the whole Alps for that matter) gaining some much needed snow! Over 60cm has already fallen through...

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