View of Mt Blanc from Val Thorens

Skiing in Val Thorens

Skiing in Val Thorens

A guide to the Val Thorens ski area, skiing the 3 Valleys from Val Thorens, the beginners area, mountain restaurants, webcams, ski pass prices, and more.

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Skiing Made Easy

Skiing Made Easy

Skiing Made Easy is a Kindle ebook and paperback. It's a practical guide to learning to ski, based on many happy seasons of ski teaching in Val Thorens. Most of the demonstrations are performed by my friend and fellow Val Thorens ski instructor Marina.

Read more about Skiing Made Easy or buy the ebook in the Amazon Kindle Store or the paperback.

'This is the book I wish I'd had when I started skiing' - Amazon reviewer.

3 Valleys from Val Thorens

Chapelets, Courchevel
Chapelets, Courchevel

How to do the 3 Valleys from Val Thorens.

This guide has ideas for a route from Val Thorens via Méribel Mottaret (and Méribel) to Courchevel, and suggests two main options in Courchevel - based on Courchevel Moriond and Courchevel 1850. Le Praz and/or La Tania can be added on.

There are a couple of lunch recommendations, and notes on two possible ways back.

Read about the 3 Valleys from Val Thorens.

What's New in Val Thorens 2021-22

10th November 2021

Tete Ronde, Val Thorens

New lifts on the Orelle side of the ski area are the big developments for the coming Winter season. They create a new way to the Cime de Caron direct from Orelle.

Then there's a new ski touring area, renovated hotels, and new activities.

Read about what's new in Val Thorens in 2021-22.


I hope you have a great time skiing in Val Thorens.