Courchevel is excited to be back on the World Cup circuit, 21 years after the one previous occasion that it staged a World Cup event, when in January 1979, for the only time its history, the resort hosted the men's giant slalom, where one of the greatest champions in history, Sweden's Ingemar Stenmark,
In celebration Courchevel has announced that the ski slopes around the resort's World Cup racing stadium will be available to use free of charge on the day the resort hosts the Women's Alpine Skiing World Cup this winter, 21st December. In addition the first 10,000 people to sign up online will be able to claim a free pass for the rest of the day at the end of the competition.
For the ones who want to ski more and come as well on the competition site, a Courchevel Valley day ski pass will be available for 15 Euros, less than half the regular rate. To get either offer skiers and boarders need to register in advance online.