The winter season 1987/’88 we spent in Meribel, Les Trois Vallées, France. 

Les Trois Vallées was one of the hosts for the 1992 Winter Olympics and bills itself as the largest skiable area in the world. It is a massive interconnected ski region, consisting of three main resorts and eight villages in three valleys: Vallée de Courchevel (Courchevel 1,300, 1,550, 1,650 and 1,850 meters) Vallée de Méribel (Méribel, Mottaret) Vallée des Belleville (Les Menuires, Val Thorens).

Vibe in the powder Vibe in the powder down Mont Vallon.

Ingo in the powder IngO in the powder, Mont Vallon. Méribel and Mottaret are in the middle of Les Trois Vallées and provides the most convenient access to the riches of the area. Courchevel often gets the votes as a place to stay. Val Thorens is the highest village in Les Trois Vallées (2,300m) and the highest ski resort in Europe. Les Menuires is voted one of the ugliest ski resorts.

Vibe in the powder 2
Vibe doing tracks

On our tour around the world, we visited Treble Cone, Wanaka, New Zealand.Treble Cone ski area is located in the Matukituki Valley, 28 km west of Wanaka on New Zealand’s South Island. Driving time is about 30 minutes from Wanaka and 100 minutes from Queenstown, a major tourist resort. The skiarea faces northeast, giving the field protection from cold southerly winds and providing lots of sunshine. Treble Cone offers the largest lift-served vertical drop on the South Island and is voted having one of the best views in the world. Vibe looking at one of the worlds best views Cold Facts:

Vertical Drop: 660 m
Lifts: 6 (2 chairs, 1 fixed grip, 1 platter, 2 T-bars)
Terrain: 15/40/45 (beg/int/adv)
Snowboards: Yes/halfpipe/basin
Season: Late June – Early October

Trysil – Skiing in Norway 2002
Trysil is Norways largest ski area:
Lift capacity per hour: 31.400
Number of lifts: 26 5 chair lifts, 14 t-bars, 7 children’s lifts
Number of slopes: 64, 21 green, 17 blue, 15 red, 11 black 
Total slope length: 65 km
Slopes with artificial snow: 18 km
Highest skiing: 1.100 m
Vertical drop: 685 m
1 Terrain Park 2 Half pipes

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