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Destination guide: Val Thorens, France
Val Thorens an established town at has gained a lot of credence among skiing and snowboarding enthusiasts from across the globe due to the quality of snow, and awesome ski lifts that it offers. All in all it the paradise for snow sports suckers. Off-piste skiing, Carving, snow park, ski touring, télémark skiing, boardercross, the place offers something or the other for everyone.
99% of the total ski area is situated above 2,000 metres; Val Thorens is a great place that offers brilliant conditions that are conducive for you to enjoy to the fullest. One of the most striking features of this resort is that it offers you skiing right at your accommodation and thus is famous as the doorstep skiing resort. The place offers quite a spectacular powder snow fields as well as well groomed runs, that performance does not even matter to it; the Val Thorens ski area is great for snowsports enthusiasts to beginners as well as experienced skiers, irrespective of their skiing ability.
This place is the best playground for those who really enjoy mountain rides, as the ski area allows the visitors to spectacular scenic views, imposing view of the quite famous Glacier de Péclet and Cime de Caron also known as “the most beautiful view of the Alps”, as stated by Michelin Green Guide in his breath-taking 360° panoramic view over more than 100 Alpine summits (French, Swiss and Italian). You get to discover different combinations of ski pass that are present in the three ski areas that can be reached from the resort:
Val Thorens – Orelle (150 kilometres of runs), La Vallée des Belleville (300 kilometres of runs) and Les 3 Vallées (600 kilometres of runs). These Three Valleys offer a wide range of pistes, cross-country trails as well as the snowpark that is used by the freestylers is also quite great.
The place offers live webcams along with ski maps that allow you to wear your ski gear and will begin your adventurous ride. The snow is a snowsure area which is well groomed to offer incredible skiing, the place offers slopes, that spread to 600km and all are easily accessible and are quite easily navigable thanks to top-notch network of cable cars network in these Three Valleys, due to which visitors do not have to wait in queues to get ride that gets you to your chosen landmark.