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Smartphone Apps – Errors on Les 3 Vallees App & the demise of others

After a number of emails we’ve just been checking through the “official’ Apps for The 3 Valleys. Unfortunately the main Les 3 Vallees App does not report piste opening accurately in the Slopes section – the 3D Fat Map section is correct but a bit slow and cumbersome to use especially on a cold day up the mountain.

In addition it would appear that this is becoming the main App to use as La Tania, Courchevel and Val Thorens Apps appear to have dissapeared from the App Store – we haven’t checked Android yet be we’d guess it’s the same. Méribel and Les Menuires Apps are still available and do correctly list pistes that are closed and open.

This could be be temporary though as the Courchevel App is still being advertised and Les 3 Vallees App was unavailable for the start of the season with a new version launched as soon as we highlighted this.

This above is from today and Folyères is most definitely OPEN. In addition Brigues, Vizzelle to Creux, Creux, Dou du Midi, Jean Blanc, Cretes – Col de la Loze and Rochers are all showing as closed THEY ARE ALL OPEN!

There are further errors like Bosses in Méribel listed under Courchevel and links from pistes to show on the map don’t work (Tétras in Courchevel 1650 goes to the map of Tétras in Val Thorens for example).

Méribel and Les Menuires Apps are still available and correctly show piste opening.

The La Tania App is no longer available.

Until Les 3 Vallees App is fixed (and we’ve escalated it) we suggest you go direct to the list of open & closed slopes and lifts in the Courchevel (& La Tania) ski area:
https://www.skiplan.com/bulletin/bulletin.php?station=courchevel&region=alpes&pays=france&lang=en

The other valleys ski area listing are available from:
https://www.latania.co.uk/skiing/lifts.html

There is also an on-line map with the open & closed lifts and pistes marked:
https://www.latania.co.uk/resort/LiveConditions.html

One Response to “Smartphone Apps – Errors on Les 3 Vallees App & the demise of others”

  1. The webcams on the official 3 Vallees app also don’t work properly, they never seem to refresh when you open them. Every time I open a camera feed it just shows weeks old images from a time I viewed them previously. Doesn’t seem like the official app is functioning particularly well, even after the recent update!

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