Interestingly, La Plagne is a resort that came out on top in a computer assessment of 3000 ski resorts world-wide. It has 10 different bases, six purpose – built, four traditional, offering the ubiquitous ‘something for everyone’. The resort has pioneered the installation of high capacity chairs , especially ‘six-pac’ six seater high-speed detachable chairs (capacity 3000 skiers per hour each). The resort was lift linked to nearby Les Arcs for the 2003-4 season after many years of planning, creating the Paradiski region, one of the world’s largest. La Plagne is also famous for offering additional on-slope activities including the popular Olympic bob-sleigh run available for recreational use.
Paradiski, generally regarded as one of the world’s three largest ski areas, is huge. It is the combination of the two already huge ski areas of Les Arcs and La Plagne linking around 20 base villages. You do have to take your skis off to jump on the spectacular Vanoise Express double decker cable car which crosses the valley between them. Even by the north American area measure its huge – 14390 hectares = 35,559 acres!
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