This year it was decided to go to the UCPA at Val Thorens in the French alps for the COPSE ski trip. The UCPA centre is situated a little way below the village of Val Thorens but our bus driver didn’t seem to know that he was supposed to stop at the UCPA and took… Read More


This year the COPSE skiers chose a RocketSki trip to Serre Chevalier, a valley of inter-connected ski villages in the southern French alps about 90 miles north of the Med. We were based at the Hotel Olympic in Chantemerle (1200m above sea level). We arrived on Saturday 28 January after a flight and bus journey… Read More


Sun, food, snow and good company – what more could you want for a winter holiday break? For our  holiday, we choose the delightful mountain village of Oz-en-Oisans in the Savoie region of France, nestling in the Alps on the fringes of the Alpe d’Huez ski resort. The region is known for its tasty cheese… Read More


This year twelve COPSE members plus one associate member headed to Risoul in the French Alps for the annual ski trip. Risoul forms part of the La Foret Blanche ski and offers 180km of skiing. It was decided to go with Rocketski again this year as they offer good value for money.  There were some… Read More


A high altitude resort with an excellent snow record, no queues, access to 400km of ski runs and a short transfer,  what more could you ask for a ski holiday. This year, 10 COPSErs headed to Montgenevre for our annual ski holiday, staying at the Les Rois Mages hotel. In Montgenevre, the skiing areas are… Read More