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The Definitive What’s New in The 3 Valleys for Winter 2020 coming soon…

Moretta Village, La Tania. An artists impression of the future entrance to La Tania

October already! Time for the complete round-up of all that’s new in The 3 Valleys for this Winter. Stay tuned, coming soon…

To include full details on:

  • New 10 seater Le Praz Gondola
  • New 4 seater Grandes Combes Chairlift
  • Tovets top station moved in 1850
  • New piste to Aquamotion and the new Hotel L’Ecrin Blanc complex opens
  • The return of the Indians to the Indiens piste
  • New “Freeride Lab” area on Creux Noirs
  • Update on new Creux Noirs lift
  • Update on new La Tania Green Run and Snow Front
  • Work on Jockeys black piste for 2023 World Cup begins
  • Moretta Village update
  • New Alpinium Building in Le Praz with tourist office, lift pass office, med-centre, function room etc.
  • New underground multi-story in Le Praz with running track and sports field on top
  • New walk-way on to lake in Le Praz
  • New cable fitted to Cime Caron cable car
  • Cherferie area remodelled with new snow cannons installed here and on 4 more pistes
  • New cabins on St Martin gondola
  • Update on the new Orelle Gondola
  • New gondola from Plan Bouchet to Cime Caron planned
  • New “4th Valley” Ski Cross area
  • More autonomous shuttle buses for Val Thorens as they further embrace driver-less technology
  • Updates on La Masse lifts
  • La Tania drag lift repair update
  • News on the demise of Hotel Telemark
  • Saboia B update
  • La Croisette in Courchevel 1850 plans with work to start in Summer 2020
  • Val Thorens Sports Centre refurbed
  • New Club Val Thorens Chill Zone with DJs
  • New staff (and some returners of course) at Pub Le Ski Lodge
  • The return of Jack’s Bar in Méribel – on the site of Meribar
  • La Chabotte in 1850 is no more – now Katz
  • L’Hévana Apartments on the approach to the Méribel Chaudanne area open in December
  • The new 4-star hotel across from the Ron Point looks like it’s approaching completion too
  • 2020 Lift Pass Prices and Opening / Closing Dates
  • Oxygene Ski School now in St Martin
  • Further activities planned for the Family Cool area near the Méribel Altiport
  • Hotel Plan buy Flexiski (who used to be TUI and ran Hotel St Louis, which is now Ski Lodge)
  • New Igloo Village in Val Thorens with Ice Bar plus a new breakfast cafe opening 
  • New re-modelling of Courchevel Stade and new Club House
  • Les Menuires Stade’s 10 new video cameras
  • Elements Park and Yeti Park in Méribel upgraded
  • New guide station to support those heading for the Peclet Glacier
  • The Funitel Peclet to open until 18:30 from February with access to the luge run
  • The completion of the new red pistes over in Méribel plus a tunnel under the downhill course
  • More dedicated ski touring routes in Les Menuires
  • Caseblanche – new complex in St Martin plus 2 new top end chalets in the heart of the village 
  • 3-star Michelin restaurant La Bouitte has a new Tapas style area on the lower floor of the chalet
  • Mottaret Ski Pass Office refurbed
  • Torch Lit descents from Saulire to Méribel to be made available to small groups
  • Live tracking on displays and smart phones of free ski bus location
  • New scanners at Geneva Airport