Author Archives for Roger Moss

About Roger Moss

Owner and Editor of MountainPassions, Roger is a journalist and photographer with more than 30 years’ professional experience producing illustrated ski and travel editorial features for magazines and location photography for travel guides, both in the UK and overseas. He regularly writes resort reviews for other ski websites and tour operators as well as ski and mountain features for newspapers and magazines worldwide.

La Rosiere

La Rosière

August 11, 2014 2:43 pm Published by Comments Off on La Rosière

Great family ski destination with a large choice of accommodation and sunny slopes. Good skiers cross the Franco-Italian border to explore the extensive terrain above La Thuile.

Wide view of skier on piste in valley between La Toussuire and Saint Colomban des Villards, Les Sybelles, French Alps

La Toussuire

September 17, 2015 11:11 am Published by Comments Off on La Toussuire

A super-friendly, practical base from which to ski the vast Les Sybelles, or simply keep the family entertained closer to home. Solid value, capable lift system and surprisingly wide choice for dining out.

Le Chinaillon village under snow.

Le Grand Bornand

August 11, 2014 3:12 pm Published by Comments Off on Le Grand Bornand

Traditional Savoyard skiing at the higher Le Chinaillon ski station, coupled with authentic mountain charm in the main village.

Skiers on piste with mountain views, Le Devoluy, southern French Alps

Le Dévoluy

August 11, 2014 3:02 pm Published by Comments Off on Le Dévoluy

Plenty of relaxed blue-graded cruising in a region known for its sunny skies and heavy snowfalls. The Dévoluy lift-pass covers the linked family ski areas of La Joue du Loup and SuperDévoluy.

Wide view of snowboarders on snow-covered glacier at Les 2 Alpes.

Les 2 Alpes

September 29, 2016 3:00 pm Published by Comments Off on Les 2 Alpes

With a glacier, Les 2 Alpes offers big-mountain skiing even in summer. Family skiers will find lots of intermediate runs, safe beginner areas plus a big snowpark and family fun run.

skier on piste at Les 7 Laux

Les 7 Laux

April 10, 2020 10:52 am Published by Comments Off on Les 7 Laux

Les 7 Laux comprises 2 villages plus an access point for day-skiers from nearby Grenoble. There's varied terrain both sides of the mountain, from gentle runs and long cruises to challenging off-piste.

Forested piste, Les Arcs

Les Arcs

August 12, 2014 10:02 am Published by Comments Off on Les Arcs

Part of the massive Paradiski linked domain, Les Arcs offers something for every level of skier, plus activities for non-skiers. It has the added bonus of being readily accessible by high-speed train.

Skiers on forested piste, Grand Massif

Les Carroz

August 12, 2014 10:33 am Published by Comments Off on Les Carroz

Les Carroz is in an exceptional location on a wide, sunny plateau to the west of the Grand Massif domain. A traditional style village with excellent services for families.

The Roselette chairlift providing access to the Hauteluce sector.

Les Contamines

August 12, 2014 10:59 am Published by Comments Off on Les Contamines

Tucked away at the end of a valley this Evasion Mont-Blanc resort is not linked by piste to the other stations in the domain. Back to nature feel with magnificent views.

Red piste, Les Gets

Les Gets

August 12, 2014 11:22 am Published by Comments Off on Les Gets

Part of the Portes du Soleil, the resort has safe intermediate territory among forested slopes and a sunny, mid-mountain beginners sector. Lively atmosphere in the evenings.