Tiny french alpine ski resort saved by volunteers

The resort has been open for 50 years but was threatened with closure

Locals have got together to run their beloved ski resort themselves because the council decided to close it after 50 winters.

Sixty locals from Entremont-le-Vieux have been taking turns to help at the small resort of Granier in Savoie, which only has four runs: two green, one blue and one red.

Volunteer Violaine Rey said: “We understand why the local authorities pulled out. Running it is so ...

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