Serre Chevalier invests EUR10m for 2010/11

Mon 04 October 10

The French resort Serre Chevalier is spending 10million euros for the 2010/11 season on a new 6-person high-speed chair and improvements to its snowmaking and avalanche control system

Serre Chevalier invests EUR10m for 2010/11

Serre Chevalier invests EUR10m for 2010/11 © Photo: WSG

A new 6-person high-speed chair is being built for 2010/11 which will link the small village of Fréjus which sits above Villeneuve to the top of La Cucumelle as part of a 10million euro investment.

Location of new lift from Fréjus to La Cucumelle for 2010/11
Location of new lift from Fréjus to La Cucumelle for 2010/11

The resort is also improving its snow-making facilities and a range of work is being carried out to improve the safety of riders with the installation of two Gazex systems, which allow avalanches to be remotely set off under controlled conditions.

For more information visit www.serre-chevalier.com

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Serre Chevalier, France

Snowboard Guide rating 10 out of 10 “One of the best resorts in France. Great freeriding with powder and full-on, freestyle terrain. Shame it's pricey and packed with skiers.”

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