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Downhill skiing in La Plagne

La Plagne is best known for its excellent beginner skiing areas but that doesn’t mean that the resort only caters for beginner skiers and snowboarders. Sharing the Paradiski area with neighbouring resort Les Arcs, visitors to La Plagne have a huge variety of downhill runs to explore throughout the large ski area. Fans of competitive downhill ski racing head to La Plagne throughout the season to see some of the best professional skiers take on the resorts thrilling downhill runs. Discover the thrill of the race for yourself by taking part in the ESF ski schools slalom course.

Competitive downhill skiing in La Plagne

One of the most popular resorts in the Alps, La Plagne hosts a variety of competitive downhill events throughout the winter season including world cup events on some of the longest competitive downhill runs in the Alps.  Keep an eye on the events calendar for La Plagne and the Paradiski area in general to stay up to date with all the downhill events in the region.

The fantastic location of Mark Warner’s Chalet Hotel Christina in the centre of the resort, bordering the piste means that you won’t miss a minute of downhill action. Visitors to the hotel can ski directly to and from the races straight from the hotel with the resorts’ ski in ski out access. The hotel is also a superb place to relax and enjoy your time in La Plagne.

Non competitive downhill skiing

Visitors to La Plagne can experience the thrill of downhill ski racing by taking on the adrenaline slalom runs. With a number of ski schools in the area offering courses in downhill racing, spend your week perfecting your turns and race the same courses as champions.

Once you have grasped the downhill runs around La Plagne, venture out of the resort and further into the rest of the Paradiski area where you will find a number of long downhill routes.  Those looking for steeper runs should head over to Les Arcs where there are plenty of long downhill runs to explore.

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