"CARTE BLANCHE" SKI RESORT FESTIVAL WILL TAKE PLACE 19-20 JANUARY, 2019
WHAT IS CARTE BLANCHE ?
Carte Blanche Festival was created by Saint-Gervais Ski Resort in 2018. For 2 days, skiers and pedestrian can enjoy numerous free activities and artits performance : • Last year, for Carte Blanche festival, Leonore Baulac (Paris Opera dancer) and Manoukian (French Jazzman) created an exclusive show for Saint-Gervais and performed at the top of the resort. It was a truely magical moment ! • During 2 days, the ski resort offers many free activities including : ski touring, ski test, snowshoeing, treasure hunt, massage by the Thermes of St Gervais, avalanche rescue training, bivouac with mountain guides, artits & DJ performance, children games...and a lot more !
SAINT-GERVAIS MONT-BLANC SKI RESORT NEVER STOPS IMPROVEMENT
Saint-Gervais ski resort unveils its €157.000.000 30-year investment plan ! Projects for the next few years include :
• 2019 : New Chattrix chairlift in Saint-Nicolas. For December 2019, the 2-person chairlift will be replaced by a 6-person modern chairlift (meaning MORE cumfort, LESS TIME and MORE security). This will become a fastest access to the Mont-Joly area, which is the highest summit of the ski resort (2353 m), with the fabulous 1000m descent from Epaule to Chattrix ! • 2020 : Mont D'Arbois area developpement projet will be launched. With a high number of visitors in Winter and Summer seasons, and its stunning view on the Mont Blanc, Mont d'Arbois deserve a bit of love ! The top station will be redesigned and a beginner ski area will be created. The projects includes the replacement of the Arbois 2-person chairlift by a 6-person chairlift.
WHAT'S NEW IN 2018 ?
Mountain Lake of Joux will enable us to produce more snow faster
With its 35 000 m3 capacity, this lake will be a new water supply for snowmaking
This was an eco-friendly project
•protection of a marchland
•use of natural materials
•use of local seeds for natural site regeneration
•visual integration of the lake in the landscape
THE ENVIRONNEMENT IS AT THE CORE OF OUR DEVELOPMENT STRATEGY
As a responsible actor of the local development and because we are conscious of the environmental challenges our times have to face, Saint-Gervais ski resort makes sustainable development part of its development stratégy. An environnemental observatory will be created, that will consolidate the data and the actions of majors local players.