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France Mogul Ski Cup (Coupe de France de Bosses)
Don’t miss it if you want to see live the acrobatics and tricks of the best mogul skiers of France. The competition will be held on March 3 at the Châtel ski resort, from 9:45 a.m. to 2 p.m. Both men and women will compete and in the individual category.
The practices will start at 10 a.m., after the inspection of the track. At 11 a.m., the classification begins. The final will be at 1:15 p.m. and the awards ceremony by the tracks will close the day at 2 p.m.
Second blessing of skiers
If you are religious, don’t miss the second edition of the skiers’ blessing on Thursday, March 7, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. It can be reached by the Pierre-Longue chairlift, which will be free to access from 6:30 p.m.
The event will consist of a night christian service at high altitude, in the Chapel of Plaine Dranse, followed by the blessing of the skiers. At 8:15 p.m., those who are walking will descend by chairlift and those who go with skis will make a descent with torches. It will be celebrated with alpine horns, accordion, wine and hot tea.
For adrenaline and mountain biking lovers, the competition that has it all comes to Châtel: there will be a derby, an eight-cross and a dual slalom. It will be next Saturday, March 9, from 7:15 a.m. to 3 p.m. Believe us: it will be worth getting up early.
Both lovers and professionals of the VTT are welcome. But, don’t just trust our criteria: here is the after movie from a previous edition so you can get to the idea of how epic this competition is.
Rock The Pistes Festival
The best music returns to Châtel through more than 35 live concerts in the ninth edition of the Rock The Pistes festival, from Sunday 17 to Saturday 23 March. rock the pistes châtel. There will be concerts of rock music, pop music, electronic music… Both at the tracks, for skiers, and at the après-ski.
The concerts will begin at the beginning of the track at 12:30 p.m., with the DJ set warm-up. At 1:30 p.m., the concerts of the five international groups that are headliners will start. The more than 30 remaining concerts will be at the après-ski.
These are the concerts of the headlining groups that will be on the tracks:
Sunday, March 17: Gaëtan Roussel – Champéry Les Crosets – 13:30
Monday, March 18: Feu! Chatterton – Les Gets / Morzine – 13:30
Wednesday, March 20: Ofenbach DJ Sert – Avoriaz – 13:30
Friday, March 22: Hyphen Hyphen – Châtel – 13:30
Saturday March 23: Charlie Winston – Morgins – 13:30