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Tignes Snow Report 11th November 2013

November 13, 2013 |  by Phil Smith  |  Uncategorized

Phil Smith, Director of Snoworks Ski Courses reports directly from the slopes of Tignes, France on the current skiing conditions. Over 1 metre of snow has fallen over the past week. The run is open from the Grande Motte Glacier to the village of Tignes at 2,100m. The Lanches and the Vanoise chairlifts from the village to the glacier are now open. Along with the glacier lifts including the Grande Motte Cablecar, 3,500 and Champagny.

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All-Terrain Courses - What Do They Involve?

All-Terrain Courses – What Do They Involve?

November 7, 2013 |  by Phil Smith  |  All-Terrain

Phil Smith from Snoworks Ski Courses discusses what you can expect if you book on an All-Terrain Ski Course.

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Twist Push Edge

Twist Push Edge

November 5, 2013 |  by Phil Smith  |  Article

Why are some skiers great at skiing bumps but not skiing fast? Others great at skiing fast but not good in bumps? Others great in powder but not on ice? It's pretty simple to explain and it's to do with what we call the skills of 'STEERING'.

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Whose Hands Is The Success Of Your Skiing In?

Whose Hands Is The Success Of Your Skiing In?

October 29, 2013 |  by Phil Smith  |  Equipment, Technical

Phil Smith, Snoworks Director, reports on one aspect of your skiing performance that should not be left to chance – Your skis.

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Tignes Snow Report 17th October 2013

October 18, 2013 |  by Phil Smith  |  Snow Reports

Phil Smith, Director of Snoworks Ski Courses, reports on the snow conditions directly from the slopes of Tignes