RED MOUNTAIN EXPANDS (AGAIN) Red Mountain Resort in British Columbia,
shuttle from Grey Mountain to the peak of Mt
tain, home to Red’s 405-hectare lift-serviced
Canada, will expand its in-bounds ski terrain
Kirkup, with seats sold on a first come, first
expansion last season.
for the 2014–15 season, with the addition of
served basis for CAN$10 (£6) a run when pur-
“Terrain accessed by our snowcat will be a
nearly 81 hectares of gladed tree skiing on Mt
chased with a lift ticket or season pass.
powder lover’s paradise, with intermediate to
Kirkup to be accessed by snowcat.
The terrain expansion has 488 vertical metres
advanced runs delivering riders back to the
With the new terrain, Red’s in-bounds and uphill
of drop, previously only accessible by hiking
new Grey Mountain Chair,” said RED’s General
serviced terrain will reach 1196 hectares making
and ski touring. This area will be considered
Manager, Don Thompson. “We will be giving
it the seventh largest in Canada, and in the top
in-bounds terrain and be swept by the Red
RED guests a taste of that deep powder ex-
20 of all resorts in North America by size.
Mountain Ski Patrol.
perience for the price of a beer at some other
This new cat skiing operation will act as a
Mt Kirkup is located just north of Grey Moun-
NEW PARK AT LES DEUX ALPES The French ski resort of Les Deux Alpes,
Work on realigning the resort’s Jandri
which already boasts one of Europe’s
blue piste has begun over the summer
best areas for freestyle skiers and
to enable skiers to have a more mellow
snowboarders, will unveil a new park for
return run to Les Deux Alpes.
beginners this winter, along with a new
However, the project is so vast – involv-
ing the movement of more than half a
In addition, a new snowpark at the base
million cubic metres of earth and the
of the slopes, built to International Ski
replanting of 12,000 trees at a total cost
Federation (FIS) standards, will have fea-
of €10m (approx. £7.93m) – it is to be
tures including bus shelters, telephone
continued in summer 2015 and open for
boxes and rails.
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French ski resort Les Menuires in the vast
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Les 3 Vallées celebrates its big 5-0 this
winter and to celebrate has a competition
The winner will be invited to receive his/
open with a very special prize.
her prize in Les Menuires on 12 February
The winner will receive a season pass
2015, the day that the resort celebrates
valid for 50 years at the resort, with an
its 50th birthday.
estimated value of €45,700 (approx
Terms and conditions apply – for
£35.7k) at today’s prices.
example, the pass can only be used
To enter, visit the games area on the
by the winner; it cannot be sold on to
Les Menuires Tourist Office website
anyone else, and importantly, it can only
(lesmenuires.com) and answer three
be used for the next 50 consecutive
questions about the resort.
years, ending in 2065 – it cannot, for
A draw of all the correct answers will be
example, be used during a random 50
held to choose the winner on 2 February
years up to 2115.
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