Ski Testing at Val Thorens

After Alpe d’Huez, the “Ski Force Winter Tour” moves to Val Thorens for the weekend of 17th and 18th December. This gives the public the chance to test skis from 16 different manufacturers free of charge: Atomic, Blizzard, Dynastar, Elan, Head, Heidiskis, K2, Kastle, Movement, Nordica, Rossignol, Salomon, Scott, Volkl and White-Doctor.

Méribel Cup every Thursday

During the ski season, Méribel hosts a giant slalom race every Thursday evening at the Stade de Corbey, La Chaudanne. The race is open to all, and admission is free. It generally includes all standards, from intermediate holiday makers to local kids from the race teams. To participate, you will need to register for the “Coupe de Méribel” at the tourist ofiice before Wednesday afternoon. Then simply turn up at the stade on Thursday before 6pm, find your start number on the list, grab your bib, and go for glory.

Three Valleys Enduro – Monday 9th April 2012

3 Vallées ski area Monday 9th April 2012

The 3 Vallées Enduro celebrates it’s 10th birthday this season! Previously the X-Wing Rally, this is one of the biggest events held across les 3 Vallées, and is open to everyone. Teams of 3 (boarders, skiers or telemarkers) compete in airbag, freeride, skiercross, speed skiing, slalom and derby in a friendly contest with prizes, food and drink.

More info on the Three Valleys site