New Flight Route Cambridge to Geneva Announced
Darwin & Inghams to fly Cambridge to Geneva
Robin Deering | La Plagne Editor | published: 21st May 2013
Cambridge Airport has announced the launch of a number of European routes, including Cambridge to Geneva, in time for the 2013/2014 ski season.
La Plagne Local Loses Life in Switzerland
Fatal fall for Lionel Broche
Robin Deering | La Plagne Editor | published: 6th May 2013
La Plagne local Lionel Broche died after falling 300 metres whilst skiing off piste on the Dents-du-Midi in Switzerland.
The Ski Season of 2012/2013 is Over - Now What?
Learn a Language , Go Outside and Get Ready for Summer
Sophie Nicholson | La Plagne Editor | published: 25th April 2013
If last weekend’s unexpected dump of snow is anything to go by, winter may well still pay another visit to us here in the Alps but to all intents and purposes we can consider the ski season of 2012/2013 is pretty much over. Deep breath. Sleep for a week…. then what?
What's new for mountain bikers in La Plagne this summer
A few things to look out for in resort
Ellie Mahoney | La Plagne Editor | published: 25th April 2013
The team in La Plagne have been busy setting up a few new things for you to try out on your holiday here this summer.
La Plagne Tests Sun Canons
Flat light thing of the past with solar lighting
Robin Deering | La Plagne Editor | published: 1st April 2013
With the success of artificial snow in La Plagne, providing better skiing conditions when snow is a bit scarce - the resort of La Plagne are testing solar canons to improve skiing conditions when sunlight is bit scarce, effectively eliminating flat light.
Smartphone Avalanche Apps on Market
iPhone app released and Android app in testing
Robin Deering | La Plagne Editor | published: 26th March 2013
An app for iPhones has been released to help with avalanche rescue whilst a similar Android app is currently being tested in Courchevel by skiers and resort staff.
Wolf Culling as Population Rises
24 Wolves to be removed as part of Alpine Wolf plan
Robin Deering | La Plagne Editor | published: 25th March 2013
Faced with rising wolf population, the French national wolf group have decided to increase the number of wolves culled this year to 24, up from just 11 last year.
British Skier Found Dead in La Plagne
26 Year Old Tourist Dies Following Night Out in Resort
Sophie Nicholson | La Plagne Editor | published: 22nd March 2013
The body of a British man was discovered today in a frozen stream in La Plagne. The man has been named as 26 year old Louis Robertson who had disappeared following a night out drinking with friends in the ski resort.
Skiers Trapped in Gondola in La Plagne
Dozens Stuck In Ski Lift For Several Hours
Sophie Nicholson | La Plagne Editor | published: 18th March 2013
A gondola broke down in La Plagne at around 16:30 yesterday afternoon leaving dozens of skiers trapped up high for several hours.
A Season of British Success on the Snow
A Winter of Winning Against the Odds
Sophie Nicholson | La Plagne Editor | published: 13th March 2013
The winter of 2013 is not yet over but it is already set to go down in British snowsports history. The season of 2012/2013 has seen unprecedented successes for GB athletes in a variety of snowsports disciplines and their achievements are well worth shouting about - particularly when you consider the lack of natural resources, facilities and limited funding available in the UK.