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Travelling around Europe's finest ski areas isn't such a bad job. The Mountain Rescue team keep you in the loop with updates about what's going on in and around the ski areas where we live and work. The latest skiing and snowboarding tips and news.

Report on chalets, restaurants as well as activities you can get involved with in and around the Espace Killy, Paradiski and The Three Valleys ski areas.

Our Ski Blog has won several awards and is a continued source of information for skiers and mountain lovers in general.

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Ski equipment transportation

By Emma Orton on behalf of Yakima The idea of taking a ski trip and escaping from the daily grind can be quite appealing to those who love to ski. However, when the reality of hauling skis, boots, a snowboard,…
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Emergency contacts when skiing in France

Ski holidays offer an enjoyable and energising break but unfortunately injuries or incidents do occasionally happen. So what numbers should you have in the event of an accident? Quite simply call 112.
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Transfers from Geneva to Chamonix

Mountain Rescue offer airport transfers from Geneva to Chamonix during the summer months, its such a popular destination we didn't want you to miss out!
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Winter Driving in The French Alps (Part Two)

In our previous post on Winter Driving in The French Alps we discussed snow-tyres and accessories for successfully navigating the wintery wonderland of the French mountains. In this follow-up post we share advice on the basic preparation and driving skills…
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Top five reasons to visit The Three Valleys

Everyone in the world of skiing has heard of the Three Valleys, and for good reason. Surrounding visitors with awe-inspiring scenery and world class resorts, this internationally revered skiing area remains to be of huge importance to seasoned professionals
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The best ski holiday with the kids in Sainte Foy

Bloggers How to be a Dad spend the week in Saint Foy and have the best ski holiday with kids ever! We transported them from Grenoble airport to Sainte Foy ski station for their family holiday.
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Winter Driving in The French Alps

We love snow! Goes without saying if your coming to the French alps in winter. But, as fun as the ‘good stuff’ is, it can also cause a heap of problems if your driving.  Here at The Mountain Rescue we…
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Skiers on glassier in Tignes

Geneva Airport Transfers to Tignes

When looking to travel from Geneva airport to Tignes we recommend you use our private transfer service. It’s by far the most relaxed and comfortable way to travel. You can pre-book our service online and receive an instant confirmation of…
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The best tough cameras for skiing

The choice of cameras for skiing can seem overwhelming. Helmet mounted sports action cams to capture your epic descents to large DSLRs to create stunning high quality landscapes. But what if you wish to capture beautiful photographs of friends and…
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Ski chalets set on snowy hillside

Places to stay in Tignes Les Brevieres

Tignes Les Brevieres is the village situated at the foot of the massive Chevril Dam and at the end of one of the longest off piste runs I know. It’s a wonderful village and the oldest part of the Tignes…
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