It sees the realisation of further developments to the ski area, as per their long term plan.
On the agenda for the coming season:
- The new "Envers" chairlift
- The retirement of piste bullies from the Glacier - the pistes up there will now be "Natur" slopes, with 10 new itineraries created in the process
- A new fun slope in the Arpette area
- Some tinkering around with piste names at the margins
The website now has its winter skin, including prices for ski passes. At 59€ a day or €259 a week, the price is exactly the same as over the road in Les Arcs - where the lifts are also run by Compagnie des Alpes.
The creation of the "Natur" ski slopes on the Glacier makes my favourite La Plagne descent - all the way down to Montchavinn - even more enticing. You do have to do a bit of poling on the flat Bauches track, but it's worth it, and is a worthy rival to Les Arcs' more famous Aiguille Rouge run.