The Montgenèvre Ski Resort lies in the southwest part of the Alps, in the Cottian Alps in southeast France in Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur. The Cottian Alps form the borderline between France and Italy and many Ski resorts have premises in both countries and they are interlinked. The Montgenèvre Ski Resort is part of the famous ''Milky Way'' Ski Area, which is a hosting arena for many national and international competitions.
Montgenevre is one of the smallest resorts, but also one of those rare resorts that have everything, perfect for families as everything is within walking distance. It takes about 15 minutes to walk from one side of the resort to the other and is home to 38 different lifts. The ski school for beginners is great as the instructors speak very good English and are very friendly. There is also a blue slope which is easy for beginners to learn on.
Although this is a great place for beginners and intermediate skiers, it’s not the best for expert riders, but does have a few black slopes for more experienced riders. There are lots of facilities here which make the resort the family friendly place that really is, with lots of restaurants, a cinema, bars and other snow facilities such as snow mobiling. The resort is located only at one hour 30 minutes from Turin and two hours 30 minutes from Grenoble.
Ski Saint-Bruno is a ski resort in the suburbs of Montreal, Quebec, which is located on the slopes of Mont Saint-Bruno, in the city of Saint-Bruno-de-Montarville. The ski station is located in the south shore of Montreal. This ski station is well-known as the largest ski school in Canada with over 500 instructors. What makes this place unique for ski activities, is the fact that it is the only urban ski center, just a few steps away from Montreal and all trails are formed by 100% of snow-making.
Kirkwood Mountain Resort is a year round resort in Kirkwood, south of Lake Tahoe, in El Dorado County, California, USA. Kirkwood is at 33 mi/53 km south of South Lake Tahoe, on State Route 88 and it is surrounded by El Dorado National Forest.
Camp Fortune is the best family ski resort, located in Gatineau Hills, north of Gatineau Quebec. Camp Fortune is composed of 5 slopes: Pineault, Clifford, Alexander, Meech and Skyline. This spot offers to its visitors a wide range of winter as well as summer activities, plenty of rest and as much adventure as you need. Visiting this place, which is located just 15 minutes from downtown Ottawa, it is certain that you will escape and enjoy yourselves.
Mont Orignal is a well-known ski mountain in the region of Bellechasse, near the village of Lac Etchemin, at approximately 100 km/62 mi south of Quebec City, Canada. The spot is an ideal place for those who want to escape from the daily routine and enjoy themselves in all fields. This area offers to visitors a variety of winter activities, a lot of fun and the opportunity to enjoy their best vacations.
Gore Mountain is an alpine ski resort on Gore Mountain, in the Adirondack Mountains, situated in North Creek, New York. It is one of the three ski areas owned by the State of New York and is operated by the Olympic Regional Development Authority (ORDA).
Nice is the administrative capital of the Alps – Maritime department, the second largest city on the Mediterranean coast after Marseille and the fifth most populous city in France, situated in the southeast coast of France by the Mediterranean Sea. The Nice urban area extends beyond the administrative city limits. The mild Mediterranean climate and the natural beauty of Nice along with the big sporting activity came to attention of various types of athletes.
The Les Deux Alpes ski resort is located in Isère Department in Rhone Alpes, southeast France near to Franco-Italian border. The resort, one of the oldest in France and in Europe, offers challenging and demanding runs both for winter snow activities and summer biking races.
Canyoning in the heart of the Southern Alps, in the Hautes Alpes, on the banks of the Durance river, between the Queyras Regional Natural Park in the east, and the largest National French Park, les Ecrins in the West.
Saint-Crepin is situated in the Hautes-Alpes department (Provence Alpes region, Cote d'Azur) in the south-east of France at 45 km/27 mi from Gap, the departmental capital. The village is located near the Durance River, ideal spot for whitewater kayaking or canoeing.
In Ecrins massif, between Gap and Briancon, within two hours from Grenoble and five minutes from the station of Argentiere-la-Bessée, a beautiful spot in the small village of Les Vigneaux is identified as the next challenge to seize. Getting through the tight spaces in a cave is part of spelunking that many people find quite scary as activitiy.
Saint-Crepin is situated in the Hautes-Alpes department (Provence-Alpes, Cote d'Azur region) in the south-east of France at 45 km/27 mi from Gap, the departmental capital. The village is located near the Durance River, ideal spot for whitewater kayaking or canoeing.
Lac de Monteynard-Avignonet is an artificial water reservoir serving the Électricité de France power station of Drac Station. The reservoir is bounded by the canyons of Ebron and Drac and belongs to the Isère department. It was created in 1961after the built of a 145 m / 476 ft high dam. The reservoir is up to 10 km / 6.3 mi long and in some places reaches at 300 m / 984 ft wide. On the lake, it is often windy and wavy, something that makes it one of the best places to practice water sports.
Lac de Monteynard-Avignonet is an artificial water reservoir, serving the Électricité de France power station of Drac Station. The reservoir is bounded by the canyons of Ebron and Drac and belongs to the Isère department. It was created in 1961 after the built of a 145 m / 476 ft dam. The reservoir is up to 10 km / 6.3 mi long and in some places it reaches at 300 m / 984 ft wide. On the lake, it is often windy and wavy, something that makes it one of the best places to practice water sports.