MerryBell calling – to the heart of 3 Vallees.
Led by their largest, the Three Valleys, resorts such as Courchevel, Meribel, Val Thorens and Les Menuires previewed their upcoming winter offerings at a major launch in London, where improvements announced include Eu40 million lift expansions, including –
- Massive 40million Eu lifts expansion
- From Orelle to Val Thorens to give quick year-round access to the world’s largest skiing area.
- Up to Cime Caron peak at 3,200m and its 360 panorama of the Alps ;
- Easy junction close to the 3V summit at 3,230m Pointe du Bouchet.
One slight problem ahead seems to be a proposal to subject all skiers to a Pass Sanitaire (health passport). More about this in due course.
American ski resorts giant Vail Resorts are also hyping up their upcoming season, with –
Vail Resorts has a new leader, Kirsten Lynch who kicks off her reign with a record investment – £235million in new chairlifts across 14 resorts, plus more exciting news –
Beaver Creek– McCoy Park opens a much-needed new 250 acre family-friendly learning terrain making it now great for beginners and families.
Breckenridge (opens on November 12 alongside Vail) on Vail’s 60th anniversary and it now has a new chair ‘the Freedom SuperChair’ lo let guests to enjoy the expanse of Peak 7.
Keystone too has seen significant investment including in a state-of-the-art snowmaking infrastructure to allow it to open in early October.
Whistler is back and open for business with the launch of its new ski and ride camps for women, with clinics for women taught by female instructors.
After a long, hot summer Colorado Ski Country USA (CSCUSA) member ski areas are excited to welcome guests back to the slopes for the new season. Ski areas announce improvements to enhance the guest experience.
Guests are encouraged to Know Before You Go by checking ski area websites and other channels for the most up to date information. You can also visit www.coloradoski.com/covid-19 for tips and information from across the state.
2021-22 Winter Operating Dates for Colorado Ski Country USA
Getting there – BA has already resumed its non-stop service from Heathrow to Denver after an 18-month hiatus. Returns from £488 in November and December.