Whether you are visiting Val d’Isere for the first time or you are a returning snowsports enthusiast, you will be seeking those runs that make your heart sing.  Just because you have the Val d’Isere piste map doesn’t guarantee that you understand which slopes suit...

When is the best time to go skiing? Answering this question is like asking which season is best — spring, summer, autumn or winter, or perhaps which is the best ski resort in the world? The answer, of course, depends on your personal preference. Each month...

Chardon have been delighted to sponsor aspiring British ski racer, Zak Vinter, this season. His unfailing commitment to the sport, dogged determination yet humble demeanour and good humour have shone through as he’s performed well beyond his 18 years, surpassing all expectation. What a great...

Literally translated, Vallee Perdue is the Lost Valley. But ‘lost’ it is not. Even before Leo Taillefer immortalised it by winning Go Pro’s Line of the Winter for the first time in 2015, it was certainly not lost. (Watch it if you haven’t already by...

With veganism becoming more and more popular, it has become a big talking point this year among the team. With two vegans within our team, we wanted to find out what it was like living in a place known for its meats and cheeses when...

Hi, my name is Zak Vinter. I am currently a member of the British Alpine Ski Team and writing this blog for Le Chardon to give you an insight into my day to day activities. The 2016/2017 season has been amazing for me so far!...

Our private ski chalets in Val d’Isere offer exclusivity and convenience in one of France’s most beautiful ski locations. Discreet service, peaceful surroundings and a wide range of chalet amenities provide the perfect setting for a luxurious ski holiday in superior accommodation. Why choose our private...