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Snowboarding Val Thorens

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This is one of the world highest resorts, it’s totally above the treeline, so the snow is always good. The off side of this is that when visibility is bad it’s just too dangerous to go out anywhere. There’s some great runs, Cime de Carons’ best for speed and Orele is the steepest. I found some excellent freeriding runs and I was thrilled on two of the clearest days to be able to see for miles and miles. Val Thorens also has five parks, I only had time to try three but they were all pretty well designed. Val Thorens is supposed to be pretty busy in season so book in early if you want to board on some of the highest slopes possible.

Written by  Sally James.

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“Skiing Val Thorens”

Val Thorens offers a huge variety of ski areas for skiers of all abilities. The resort provides beginners with nursery slopes and wide choice of blue runs, whilst the enormous ski area makes this an excellent resort for intermediates. Advances skiers ma… Read more...

Written by  David Holyoak.

“Snowy”

The snow park isn’t the best and it’s kinda an ugly place with not much going for it in the way of night life, but this is the highest resort in France and the snow is really good and the runs and the off piste terrain is pretty solid. The other up sid… Read more...

Written by  TeeKai Halwitt.

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