Thursday 23 September updated on 09-23-2021 at 8:06
Thursday 23 September updated on 09-23-2021 at 8:06
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12-19 December 2015
To get the season off to a flying start and to make the most of the very first snow, Les Arcs offers a gathering that is now essential for all film buffs. Norway, the featured country at the 7th les Arcs European Film Festival, will display the eclecticism and dynamism of its film-making. Unforgettable evenings, entertainments, concerts & DJ sets in the Music Village and screenings of films in the presence of the directors and actors will make for an exciting first week of the 2015/2016 skiing season!
It’s an explosive winter full of thrills that awaits you!
Between the film festival, skiing competitions, concerts and daily entertainments, you won’t have time to get bored! Whether you’re passing through or here on holiday, you will enjoy the pleasures of our sun-drenched mountains in a friendly and convivial atmosphere!
Under the direction of Thibaud Duchosal, professional freerider, native of les Arcs and producer, you will have the opportunity to attend the 2nd festival dedicated to snow-riding films.
On the programme: a number of advance screenings of films featuring skiing, snowboarding, freestyle, telemark, freeride and adventure…
The principal idea: to demonstrate all the diversity associated with the mountains and the snow just before the winter.
©Festival de Cinéma Européen des Arcs
To get the season off to a good start and to make the most of the very first snows, Les Arcs is offering a date that is now unmissable for all film buffs. The latest les Arcs European Film Festival will showcase the eclecticism and dynamism of European film-making. Unforgettable evenings, entertainments, concerts & DJ sets in the Music Village and films screened in the presence of the directors and actors will liven up your first week of the 2016/2017 ski season!
If ski-mountaineering gets your pulse racing and you’d like to try the night-time experience, the Pierre Blanche is THE race for you! Starting in Arc 1600, on the piste dedicated to ski-mountaineering, youngsters, juniors, hopefuls, seniors and veterans, men and women will be able to indulge in this sport, which will be timed for the occasion.
23-26 February 2016
The Gavaggio Monster Cross (or GMX for the initiated!)will take place under the watchful eye of Enak Gavaggio. A real skicross icon and an unmistakable face in les Arcs, Enak (7 medals in the X Games, 5th at the Vancouver Olympics) enables the French skicross squad to benefit from his experience and advice over 4 days of competition with the emphasis on pleasure! A great event in which both youngsters and grown-ups can take part. So are you ready to come and challenge yourself?
Do you like ski-touring? Do you like challenges?
It’s time to take them up and the BIG UP & DOWN is the dream opportunity!
From 27 to 29 January, there are 3 events, as testing as they are exciting, awaiting you with such renowned sportspersons as Kilian Jornet, Enak Gavaggio and Adrien Coirier !
On the occasion of the Freeride World Qualifier competition, Arc 1950 Le Village will be playing host to freeriders from all over the world so they can try the best spots in the les Arcs ski area. Various levels of competition will be on the agenda: 1 Junior FWQ event, 2 FWQ 2* races, 1 FWQ 4* event (the only French 4* event out of the 12 world championship events).
The week will be an opportunity to discover freeride skiing in all its guises. On the programme: film shows, awareness and introduction to mountain rescue, freeride courses for children and adults etc...
©Hugo Pédel - FFQ
Make the most of the opportunity of your holiday to learn about mountain safety from mountainprofessionals who will be at the 5th Safety Day! An initiative launched by the Skishop group with its Skiset shops, in the presence of the event’s patron and Team Les Arcs pro rider, Adrien Coirier.
The idea: to learn about the work of the piste rescue patrols, meet the dog-handlers and their companions and to try out the different brands of equipment in the village!
Come and take part in the les Arcs white trail: the Star Trail!
Challenge yourself on a course of nearly 11km and with 710m of positive height difference, by taking part in the first foot race on a groomed piste between Arc 1800 and Arc 1950. To give this “made in Les Arcs” race an exclusive touch, it will be run at night, through bewitching scenery by the light of the runners’ head torches.
©Course du Cœur 2016
4 days and nights of intense effort between Paris and Les Arcs to support the noble cause of organ donation, is the challenge that the many valiant teams in the Heart Race are setting themselves! More than an association, it is a real sharing based on the humanist values of giving and sport that has spawned this race with which Les Arcs has been associated since 2009.
Come and support the volunteers and transplant patients when they finish in les Arcs!
11-12 March 2016
If there’s a European freestyle event that you shouldn’t miss, this is it!
Dreamt up by the two international freeski stars, Henrik HARLAUT (Sweden) and Phil CASABON (Canada), this event marks the beginning of a new era in freestyle skiing!
The challenge for the invited riders (the best in the world): ride an obstacle of a unique shape and size! An absolute must to watch without stinting yourself!
Skiing springtime, it’s skiing but not just …!
Highline and Slackline demonstrations and introductions, Zumba sessions at altitude, beach party and BBQ at the Waterslide, golf competition on snow, concerts and plenty of other entertainments to punctuate to the last two weeks of your season! A good way of making spring skiing one of your best moments!
And don’t miss any of the daily entertainments in the resort or the ski area: torchlight descents, slaloms, big air bag…
3 April 2016
4 days and 4 nights of intense effort from Paris to Les Arcs to support the noble cause of organ donation; that’s the challenge that the many valiant teams are setting themselves in the Heart Race! More than just a union, it is a real sharing of the humanist values of organ donation and sport that has been spawned by this race with which les Arcs has been associated since 2009.
Come and support the volunteers and transplant patients as the finish in les Arcs!
02-23 April 2016
Skiing springtime is more than just skiing …!
Demonstrations and introduction to Highline and Slackline, Human Bowling, Zumba sessions at altitude, beach party and BBQ at the Waterslide, snow golfcompetition, concerts and lots of other entertainments will set the pace for the last two weeks of your season! A good way of making spring skiing one of the best parts of the season!
And don’t miss all the daily entertainments in the resort and in the ski area: torchlightdescents, slaloms, big air bag…