Skiing Blog
France and Germany Enter 4-Week Lockdown – Ski Resorts to Close
Both Germany and France announced new national lockdowns, throwing the new ski season into disarray as ski resorts have been forced to close. In France, President Emmanuel Macron has announced the second lockdown
France Plans ‘Normal’ Ski Centre Operations This Winter
The body which represents most leading French ski resort, France Montagnes, has said they hope operations will be 'normal' this winter … ...but with masks on, social distancing, and a lot of cleaning and
Are you a globetrotter travel enthusiast? If you are planning to visit the USA for your next trip, California should be one of the places on the checklist of
At the end of a long day on slopes there’s nothing quite like collapsing on a sofa with a cup of tea, a beer or a glass of wine. The only thing that’s
Ever thought about going heliskiing? Not sure where to start, what to do or where to go? Welcome to your one-stop guide to everything
Even if you haven’t made it to the slopes this year, there is no avoiding the avalanche of photos of those who have. If you have Instagram, no doubt
Indoor skiing is the ultimate haven for people who simply can’t wait for winter’s snow to sharpen their skills and feel the sport’s unique adrenaline
If you’re looking for the best cruising runs to build up your confidence and experience the infinite joy of skiing but you don’t have the expert skills,
A snowboarder recently became trapped on a cliff at Blackcomb ski resort, British Colombia in Canada. He was rescued after hanging onto the cliff-face for
Ski holidays are going downhill. Not necessarily in quality, but definitely in popularity. Especially with the younger generations. Recent studies
It’s a commonly known fact that not all runs were created equal. Most runs are great, they are fun, you have a good time but they are nothing
No matter how good you are at skiing, there’s always more to learn. Having a qualified instructor provide you with constructive feedback can really help
Ever been minding your own business on the slopes and suddenly felt your jaw drop as someone speeds past you, throw themselves into the air, turns effortlessly
When it snows in Newfoundland, it really snows! #Snowmageddon 30-second timelapse of 24 hours of snowfall in Newfoundland, Canada.
Technology has changed the way we do almost everything – including hitting the slopes! Even though we get out into the great outdoors, get away from work
Time changes everything, and ski holidays are not immune to change. The industry has constantly adapted to financial, environmental and political factors
As the saying goes; “first impressions are everything”. Never has this been truer than for your first skiing holiday. A bad first experience is enough
Skiing either at the very start or very end of the season can sometimes offer the best conditions out there. Normally there’s very few people on the
In a large part due to climate change, the risk of avalanches is increasing at ski resorts around the world. Many avalanche safety teams (that deliberately
Ask someone that works in the ski industry to name the biggest threat to the sector and you will get plenty of answers. Probably focused on Brexit, the
It’s always good when you arrive at the resort to find there has been a huge snowfall recently. No scraping over grass and rocks for you. But then you
For many people, the thought of dishing out hundreds (or thousands) of pounds for a ski trip, only to find out some family or friends hate it, or don’t enjoy
Situated on the border between France and Switzerland, the Portes du Soleil (‘Doors to the Sun’) ski resort chain claims to have 650km of pistes for people
As the ski resorts of Europe and North America start to open for the winter season, we thought we would have a check on this seasons lift pass prices and how
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Competition in the snow-sports industry has never been fiercer. Snow sports enthusiasts demand more and more value from their travelling agencies, hosts and
There are sports you can easily enjoy all-year-round – and skiing is not one of them, right? Wrong! If you think outside the box and are not afraid to try
After years of delays, the famous Ski Circus area in Saalbach, Austria, will finally be connected with the neighbouring Zell am See-Kaprun with a new ski
Access 41 Resorts with a Single Lift Ticket! Winter-sports enthusiasts who like the idea of visiting several ski resorts in different countries will be happy
Its more than 80 years since the first single-person chair-lift operated in Les Gets, earning the place a position among the oldest and most popular ski
Not yet legal adults, but far from the squealing toddlers that once careened through your home, teenagers can present a challenging set of needs to parents
An article on the best weekend ski resorts has to choose a place of origin. Travel-time is such a huge factor in weekend trips, that we need to know where to
The famed Portes du Soleil ski area, encompassing at least 12 resorts (most famously Morzine, Les Gets and Avoriaz) and boasts 650kms of linked runs across
Due to the weather conditions this summer, the Tignes' Grand Motte glacier has been closed to skiers and snowboarders, with immediate effect. The closure
Not all resorts are the same. They’ll all have mountains, hotels, chalets, restaurants and other amenities, but they’ll each have them in a different style
After months of mishaps and delays, Whistler-Blackcomb Resort in Canada’s British Columbia unveiled its new state-of-the-art gondola this past
In March 2019, three people were killed and a fourth injured after being caught in an avalanche on Ben Nevis. According to local authorities, the unusually
We’re going to say it right off the bat: the title promises a near-impossible task. North America is a big place, with lots of mountains and plenty of
When it was announced that Beijing would be the host city for the 2022 Winter Olympics in July 2015, many ski enthusiasts wondered whether China had what it
Ski racing is always exciting, regardless of where you end up in the rankings. The rush of competition and a chance to test your physical condition and skill.
Nestled at a height of almost 1,500 meters up in the Swiss Alps, Andermatt stands at the heart of the Saint-Gotthard Massif and right where the most
Christmas is always a special time of year, and what better than a festive celebration up in the mountains! Enjoying a break in any ski resort over
+30% Increase on Ski Holiday Prices & Loss of 25,000 Jobs Brexit looms above the ski industry as heavily as any other industry in Britain. Several
There are many different types of skiers out there, but which one do you think you are? Beginner? Powder Hound? Park Rat? Whether you’re on a family ski
Everyone loves to unwind after a day of tearing up the mountain. Some will enjoy lounging in a deck chair enjoying the wonderful views and some will go all
The winter season is a wonderful time of year, full of festivity, family and fun. However, for many, the highlight of this time of the year is the opportunity
Nothing compares to a holiday spent in the mountains, surrounded by soft white snow and the warming glow of the fire after a day spent on the slopes. Ski
In December, besides the whole Christmas atmosphere, the snow is fresh and fluffy, and opportunities for fun are better than ever up on the slopes. The key
If you want to avoid spending all your savings at the height of the season or you're just plain anxious to get back on the slopes, early season skiing in