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Swansea dry ski slope to be replaced by shops

Sad news that the proposed indoor snow dome to be built on the site of the once dry ski slope in Swansea will not be going ahead. The once popular ski slope which opened in 1989 hasn’t been used for over a decade and is now run down. Instead of the suggested...

Speed Mountain Toboggan on Rails

If you think about winter sports in the world’s top ski resorts you will instantly conjure up images of skiing, snowboarding and possibly tobogganing. These are the main ones of course and what the majority of visitors flock to take part in during the relatively...

Val Thorens Best Piste – Tete Ronde

Pretty much every ski resort has its jewel of a piste, whether it is particularly long or maybe known for being really tough to ski all ski resorts have them. For us in Val Thorens it has to be Tete Ronde.   Tete Ronde is not a long piste and being a Blue run it is...

Val Thorens’ The Secret Piste

There are always ski areas that are not found out by holiday makers until the latter part of the week and therefore are quiet until then, Val Thorens is not any different. At the lower part of the Val Thorens ski area there is a piste called Boismint which we think is...