Love it or hate it, there is one great advantage to this ski resort – oodles of snow. Catherine Scott gets her skis on.
The 2011-2012 ski season will go down as one of the greats. Ski resorts across Europe had record snowfalls. People will be talking about the powder snow conditions for years to come with four metres of snow falling in one month in some places.
After a number of fairly lean season and fears that Alpine skiing could be in danger due to global warming, to have a season where there was more than enough of the white stuff was heart warming. And the high altitude, snow sure French resort of Flaine was no exception.