High hopes pay off at Val Thorens

Europe’s highest resort offers flexibility, and plenty of relaxation, to skiers of all levels

19th June, 2016
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Skiers enjoying the slopes

Iwouldn’t describe myself as an experienced skier; in fact, prior to arriving in the world famous French resort of Val Thorens, I’d only been on the slopes once.

So I was curious and anxious to see how I would fare the second time around. Would I remember how to put my ski boots on, let alone my technique? Would I accidentally tumble and fall hundreds upon hundreds of feet down powdery,...

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