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Mt Hutt ‘all systems go’ for 40th season opening (13-Jun-13)
Immaculately groomed slopes and a genuinely warm welcome await avid skiers and snowboarders.....

Queenstown’s Coronet Peak ski area first to open in Australasia (10-Jun-13)
Queenstown’s Coronet Peak ski area today (June 8) celebrated in style as the first Australasian ski field to open for winter....

Coronet Peak first ski area in Australasia to open on Saturday (05-Jun-13)
Queenstown is officially open for winter as the 2013 season kicks off at Coronet Peak on Saturday (June 8).

Ski Areas Go Out With A Bang! (27-Sep-12)
Season extension and half price passes

2010 Gear Test Camps Running Through The Autumn At Tignes (20-Jul-09)

Tignes, France. Keen skiers and boarders can try out the new 2010 season equipment

Keen skiers and boarders can try out the new 2010 season equipment before anybody else at an exclusive test camp in Tignes, France.  Ski and board retailer Edge2Edge has teamed up with holiday firm Mountainsun to offer a three-day break during September – December this year to the snow-sure glacier ski resort.

The camps, which cost from only £99 per person, will feature free equipment testing of gear from top manufacturers such as Atomic, Burton, Head, K2, Lib Tech, Rossignol, Salomon and Scott.

Tignes’ Grande Motte glacier has 20km of pistes and a 750m vertical drop and skiers will also have the chance to compare Fall Line magazine’s last three year’s winners of the ‘ski of the year’ award as well as Atomic’s Double Deck skis.

Boarders can see how the new rockered (reverse camber) Burton Custom – predicted to be next season’s biggest trend - compares with Lib Tech’s Skate Banana.

Skiers and boarders wanting to purchase any of the equipment tested at the camp can save money with discount vouchers, which are redeemed at Edge2Edge.

With panoramic views across the Isere Valley, visitors will stay at the three-star chalet hotel Les Melezes, which is located in the hamlet of Les Boisses and boasts easy access to the glacier.

The test camp runs from 25 September – 13 December and costs per person: £99 in September and October; £125 in November; and £149 in December.

The cost includes transfers from Geneva, three nights’ accommodation, three-day glacier lift pass, breakfast, afternoon tea and dinner, and use of hotel facilities and test equipment.  It does not include flights.

To book email or telephone Mountainsun on 07704 181351.  Alternatively fill out the enquiry form on the test camp website. /
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