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Grizzly Bear spotted in Alpe d'Huez

Mild weather sees bears coming out of hibernation early
Ellie Mahoney | Alpe d'Huez Editor | published: 1st April 2014

Reports are coming in that a grizzly-type bear or large brown bear has been spotted in the Alpe d'Huez backcountry.
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French Rail Strike in the Alps

Details on train strike affecting Savoie, Haute-Savoie, Isère and Ain
Robin Deering | Alpe d'Huez Editor | published: 28th February 2014
French Rail Strike in the Alps

The SNCF has announced a rail strike that will affect travellers to Alpe d'Huez, the two railway unions involved have chosen a peak travel weekend to strike.
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Ophelie David Competes in the Olympic Ski Cross today

Competition has started head to the rond point des pistes to see the action
Ellie Mahoney | Alpe d'Huez Editor | published: 21st February 2014
a ski cross racer on the start line

Show your support for Alpe d'Huez local Ophelie David in the Olympic ski cross today.
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Pierre Vaultier takes gold in the Olympic Boardercross

Briancon local wins gold for the French in Sochi
Ellie Mahoney | Alpe d'Huez Editor | published: 18th February 2014
3 snowboarders on the podium at the winter Olympics

Pierre Vaultier has taken a gold medal this morning in the Boardercross at Rosa Khutor, bringing the French total of gold medals to 3 and their overall medals total up to 7.
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Ski Cross Racer Ophelie David is off to Sochi

Alpe d'Huez local and queen of ski cross heads to the Winter Olympics
Ellie Mahoney | Alpe d'Huez Editor | published: 29th January 2014
a ski cross racer in a blue jacket

Just 8 days after getting a podium finish in Val Thorens, local Ophelie David has been confirmed as being part of the 2014 French winter olympics team.
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Alpe d'Huez 1st to Offer a Fleet of Electric Carsharing Vehicles this winter

Environmentally friendly Mountain Twizys come to Alpe d'Huez
Ellie Mahoney | Alpe d'Huez Editor | published: 16th January 2014
an electric vehicle with a snowboard rack on the back

Alpe'dHuez is set to be the first French ski resort to offer holiday makers a new car sharing scheme, with these little "Mountain Twizys" which have been produced by Renault. 
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Easyjet's Bike Baggage Allowance Goes Back Up To 32Kg

Turnaround from airline after lots of complaints - go people power!
Ellie Mahoney | Alpe d'Huez Editor | published: 14th January 2014

Sometimes it pays off to have a whinge.. EasyJet have now stated that from Saturday 11th January 2014 the weight allowance for bikes will now be 32kg instead of 23kg in line with other large sporting goods.
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Easyjet Reduce Bike Baggage Allowance

Bikes now limited to a lower maximum weight of 23kg
Robin Deering | Alpe d'Huez Editor | published: 7th January 2014
Easyjet Reduce Bike Baggage Allowance

Major European airline, Easyjet, have announced a change to their sports baggage allowance, now reducing the maximum weight allowed for bikes to 23kg.
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Fire at Crystal's Chalet Viking in Alpe d'Huez

Guests will be contacted to arrange alternative accommodation
Ellie Mahoney | Alpe d'Huez Editor | published: 22nd November 2013
a picture of an alpine chalet in Alpe d'Huez

A few days ago there was a fire in Chalet Viking, operated by Crystal Ski Holidays. The fire investigators are on site trying to determine the cause of the fire, which has caused damage to the chalet. 
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Link between Alpe d'Huez & Les Deux Alpes Announced

New date set for the link to be open for the 2018 season
Ellie Mahoney | Alpe d'Huez Editor | published: 15th November 2013
map showing the landing point of the link to Deux Alpes

It's been talked about, planned, announced, set back.. but we've heard from the Ski show in London that the link between Alpe d'Huez and Les Deux Alpes is finally set to go ahead... 
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