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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-

resorts. Cheers!”

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-

boardercross course.

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.

winter 2015–16.



French ski resort Les Menuires in the vast

at 6.30pm. Entries close half an hour

Les 3 Vallées celebrates its big 5-0 this

before then.

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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