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Resort Profile: Chamonix

By adamrowden, Thu 15th Nov, 2012 at 16:41
One of the few serious contenders for the title of World's Most Famous Ski Resort, Chamonix Mont Blanc (as the resort prefers to be known) has the world's biggest lift-served skiable vertical drop of 2807 metres ( 9209 feet ), one of the world's longest runs through the Vallée Blanche at 22 km ( 13.7 miles ) and staged the World's first Winter Olympics in 1924.
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Resort Profile: Champery

By adamrowden, Wed 12th Dec, 2012 at 14:14
One of the oldest and today still one of the prettiest tourist resorts in Switzerland, Champery celebrates 150 years of tourism in 2007. Fortunately for its current guests, the resort has not expanded into a large town of high priced hotels and thousands of tourists, but instead has managed to retain its charm and character, making a stay here a pleasure in itself, even before you think about skiing.
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Resort Profile: Chatel

By adamrowden, Fri 20th Jul, 2012 at 09:28
Châtel is a large ski resort in France (in the Haute Savoie region and partly in the Portes du Soleil ski area). It offers you a peaceful retreat with a very French feel and plenty of great skiing. Châtel is easily accessible and it offers you plenty of varying terrain as well as a very authentic feel.
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Resort Profile: Coronet Peak

By adamrowden, Fri 20th Jul, 2012 at 09:28
Coronet Peak is a ski resort in New Zealand that is a simple 20 minute drive from the picturesque Queenstown. It is a resort that boasts great facilities, and when there has been good snowfall it is an ace place to be.
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Resort Profile: Cortina d' Ampezzo

By adamrowden, Fri 20th Jul, 2012 at 09:28
Italy's most famous and stylish resort, often ranked alongside St Moritz (you can play polo on snow at both), Cortina d'Ampezzo is certainly one of the world's best known ski centres. The resort, beloved by James Bond Roger Moore and earlier Ernest Hemingway was host to the 1956 Winter Olympics.
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Resort Profile: Courchevel

By adamrowden, Fri 16th Nov, 2012 at 09:26
Arguably France's most exclusive resort, well located at the eastern end of the world's largest truly inter-connected ski area (Trois Vallées) and with some of Europe's best on and off-slope in-frastructure, Courchevel would rate in the top 10 selection of resorts around the world for most dedicated skiers.
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Resort Profile: Crans Montana

By adamrowden, Wed 12th Dec, 2012 at 15:58
Crans Montana is a ski resort that is situated in western Switzerland, in the heart of the Swiss Alps. Originally two villages, the natural advantages and resulting popularity of Crans and Montana led to the two villages joining under one name in the 1960s.
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Resort Profile: Engelberg Titlis

By adamrowden, Fri 20th Jul, 2012 at 09:28
With the majority of Switzerland's internationally famous resorts in the country's far west or south eastern corners, ancient Engelberg in the canton of Obwalden stands out alone in the centre of the country.
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Resort Profile: Flaine

By adamrowden, Thu 21st Nov, 2013 at 13:28
Flaine is a small, family resort and one of the friendliest places to spend a season. Many of the visitors return again and again as they feel apart of the community after only one week.
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Resort Profile: Garmisch Classic

By adamrowden, Thu 13th Dec, 2012 at 09:19
Garmisch Classic is a ski resort that is located in Garmisch-Partenkirchen in the Bavarian Alps in Germany. The area of Garmisch - Partenkirchen is Germany's undisputed 'Winter Sports Capital', located only a short distance from the Austrian border in the country's southwestern corner.
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