Kumi Yama, a unique freestyle event in Les 2 Alpes

Mon 15 April 13

Les 2 Alpes boasts Europe’s largest skiable glacier with over 100 hectares of slopes between 3,600 metres and 2,900 metres.

Kumi Yama, a unique freestyle event in Les 2 Alpes

Kumi Yama, a unique freestyle event in Les 2 Alpes © Les Deux ALpes

Ski clubs from all over Europe come to train in Les 2 Alpes in the summer, holiday makers come to enjoy the glacier as well as the many other activities on offer and beginners come to learn on the glacier’s green slopes.

 



LA vidéo du Kumi Yama 2012 - Kampaï ! / Les 2 Alpes

 

Many skiers and boarders also come to the resort for its snowpark. Les 2 Alpes’ Snowpark is renowned in Europe and not-to-be-missed in summer!

Kumi Yama, which means gang from the mountains in Japanese, is a unique event that launches the summer ski season in Les 2 Alpes. During three days, the snowpark hosts 250 riders: pro, non-pro and kids, coming from all over the world.

Participants compete in team of three in a slopestyle. For the occasion, the snowpark is decorated in a Japanese style – it is a spectacular show in a great Japanese atmosphere!

Like every year, there is a contest for kids from 9 to 14 years old, as well as a photo competition for photographers. 

Come to Les 2 Alpes from 5 to 7 July 2013 to experience this fun freestyle event!

For further information, visit www.les2alpes.com or www.kumi-yama.com 

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Les Deux Alpes, France

Snowboard Guide rating 7 out of 10 “Decent all-year, all-style resort, with some great carving terrain and good off-piste, but the place can be hellishly busy at weekends and over holidays.”

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