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  • Skieuse en poudreuse, monitrice ski Oxygène GIRLPOWDER : NOEMIE’S PROFILE

    In honour of International Women’s Day 2017, we’re celebrating the incredible ski-achievements of Noemie Lemaire, Freeride World Qualifier contestant and Magic Ski Instructor. Read on and be inspired to #BeBoldForChange. We would like to share the incredible story of a young skier who is successfully juggling education, ski teaching, sailing and a super strict ski-training […]

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  • SAFETY IS NO ACCIDENT

    If you haven’t been there, it’s pretty likely you’ll know someone who has. With thousands of people reportedly admitted to in-resort doctor’s surgeries, walk-in clinics and A&Es every season, we’ve enlisted the help of surgeon Simon Moyes and Oxygène ski instructor, Jenny Gardiner, to keep us away from the emergency room and happy on the [...] Continue Reading
  • A member of our Oxygène family left us…

    We are extremely sorry to deliver this sad news today. Adrien, one of our Belle Plagne instructors, who has been with our La Plagne team for 10 years, was sadly taken from us yesterday in an avalanche on the North Face of the Bellecote glacier. Adrien and 2 other members of our Oxygène family went […]

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  • A transceiver training session

    Are you going off-piste? Safety is the key to enjoying your off-piste skiing. This not only means having a professional guide and wearing the correct safety equipment, but also knowing how to use it. We offer a one hour transceiver training session which allows you to either learn how to use your transceiver, probe and […]

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  • Holiday hints & tips

    Here are a few simple tips to help you enjoy a relaxed and fun holiday with Oxygene… • Contrary to common belief, your ski boot size should correspond to that of your normal shoes. Boots that are too big for you can cause rubbing and can lead to uncomfortable, blistered feet. • Always fix the […]

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  • A Winter Wonderland of Snow!

    Another superb video from Giulio our La Plagne Oxygène Instructor/ film maker. This was a very special January after one of the worst storms the Alps had seen in over 50 years…one word ‘ppppppowder’. Interested in off-piste in La Plagne? Let Oxygène take you on an ultimate adventure… Take a private guide or join our famous Steep & […]

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  • To the top of the Becoin in La Plagne

    On a Thursday afternoon two of our La Plagne instructors took time out to climb to the top of the Becoin (the big mountain to the right of Les Verdons). This is notorious for being one of the best off-piste places in the resort. Follow Mathieu and Giulio on their journey down… Becoin 15 mars 2012 from giulio.salz […]

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  • GET OFF PISTE WITH OXYGENE

    When the conditions are right, we run a range of off piste itineraries from La Plagne and Val d’Isère, including such classic routes as the Tarantaise Tour (starting in Val d’Isère), the Paradiski Tour taking in the Cul de Nant glacier, and the stunning North Face of the Bellecote Glacier – over 2000m of vertical descent, […]

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