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Seriously, is there anything better than having a beer on a blue sky day on a snowy mountain?

April 5th, 2013 News

Here’s our view of how our favourite activity compares to a ’10 things to do before you die’ list…

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How does the snow in Avoriaz rate compared to other big resorts? A LOT better is the answer!

April 5th, 2013 News

The start of this season in Avoriaz has been unbelievable for snow and as we started 2012, it was the best snow on New Year’s week since the turn of the century! So, we thought we’d compare it to 4 of Europe’s other big resorts (Meribel, Val d’Isere, Kitzbuhel and…

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Reflecting on the half way point of the season and reaching no 1 on Trip Advisor

April 5th, 2013 News

This week marks the half way point of the season, as well as UK half term which is our busiest week of the year. And with 27 in the chalet this week (and still feeling surprisingly spacious), we thought we’d take a few minutes to summarise the 1st half of…

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Why this season is going to be BRILLIANT for spring skiing!

April 5th, 2013 News

If you haven’t done it before, spring skiing is something very special and this year, with 270cm of snow still in Avoriaz, is going to be pretty special. Here are some crude maths to prove this:

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Dairy free cakes? Easier than you might think…

April 5th, 2013 News

After two ski seasons of chalet hosting, I was surprised by the number of guests staying each week who were on restricted diets because of food sensitivities or intolerances. It turns out at that I shouldn’t have been surprised at all as research shows that 1-2% of the UK population…

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Looking forward to our new summer chalet

April 5th, 2013 News

We’re only half way through the season and we’ve got huge amounts of snow but already our thoughts are turning to summer….

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Where is the cheapest place to ski in France this winter? Turns out it is the Portes du Soleil! Yay!

October 5th, 2012 News

Following our recent post on value for money when skiing in France v Switzerland, there is more good news to be had for you Francophiles… A 6-day ski pass for the Portes du Soleil (in which Morzine Avoriaz is the beating heart) is the cheapest of all the big ski…

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New additions to the AliKats team: Babies, Recruitment & some comedy job applications

August 5th, 2012 News

After 5 hard months of the winter season with barely a day off, everyone in Morzine shuts up shop for the month of May. And it really does take a full month to recover as well! But now our mind turns to the next challenge – augmenting the AliKats team…

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