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What’s new in Val Thorens for winter 2018/2019

What’s new in Val Thorens for winter 2018/2019

After a new gondola, a new blue piste and new activities in winter 2017/18, Val Thorens has stepped up its game for this winter to offer skiers and snowboarders nearly 4km of new pistes! Val Thorens will be opening early from 17th November 2018! The resort will open 70% of its lifts until the grand opening on 25th November and plans to stay open through winter until 5th May 2019.

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New ski runs

Nearly 4km of new pistes are being created in Val Thorens for the upcoming ski season. The 2 new pistes are: A new blue piste from the top of Cime Caron with a total length of 3.2km and a vertical drop of 570m. A new black run in the Boismint sector

Improved snow-making

Val Thorens are investing 450,000 euros for next season in order to improve the artificial snow system in resort. Old equipment will be replaced and double the amount of equipment will be installed in specific areas. A third of the 3 Valleys ski area is currently equipped with snow cannons. 

More zip lines

SETAM are installing another double zip-line in Val Thorens. The zip line will be accessible by skis and by foot at the top of the Moutiere chairlift and ends in the heart of the resort, in Place Caron. The new feature will have total length of 1600m and will be 65m above ground. It will be able to take up to 60 people per hour. There is currently The Tyrolienne at the top of the B

New zip line

New chalet

We are excited to have a new self-catered chalet in Val Thorens for our winter 2018/19 programme. Chalet Gemini is perfect for families or small groups, sleeping up to 9 guests. Packages include flights, transfers and chalet accommodation. View more new chalets for 2018/19.

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