Val Thorens Opening 26th November

Val Thorens is rolling out the red carpet for the opening of the ski season. Free equipment tests of all the new developments in skiing, snow, accessories and much more!

This year the highest altitude resort in Europe is putting on a show to mark the start of the ski season. Val Thorens will be taking centre stage and a couple of surprises await attendees at the opening weekend of the 2016 / 2017 winter season, which is attended by the snowsports elite.

Professionals from the major, most exclusive and alternative brands are coming to Val Thorens to present their innovations in equipment, clothing and accessories.

Every snowsport will be on the bill, including all varieties of equipment manufacturers: Alpine skiing, snowboarding, ski touring, freeride skiing, freestyle and snowscoots, as well as brand new inventions to discover!

Throughout the weekend a number of activity zones will be hosted by professionals in the discipline: mini snowpark, big air bag, snow-scoot trampolines, ski touring area and carving zone. The Rock On Snowboard Tour and the Freegun Snowscoot Tour will also both kick off that weekend.

There will be non-stop entertainment in the brand village. Ski instructors from the UCPA will also be in the village to guide skiers around the ski area and show them all the best spots.