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The Best Ski Apps

These days, it’s rare to not have your smartphone within arms reach. So we thought it might be good to share our favourite ski apps. Here at New Generation Ski School, we think they’ll certainly make your ski holiday easier, safer and more fun! Apps for Skiing & Snowboarding Last updated March 2022 Portes du […]

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Skiing in Bad Visibility

We all cross our fingers and hope that when we’re out on a week’s ski holiday, it will snow each night and the sun will shine down on bright blue powder days all week long. But if you’ve skied a bit, you’ll know you’ve got to take the rough with the smooth, and that can mean skiing […]

Best Kept Secret Locations for Ski Touring

Best Kept Secret Locations for Ski Touring – New Generation Are you searching for some peace on the mountain? Looking for a more sustainable way to explore the mountains? Keen to keep fit and breathe in the crisp mountain air? Maybe ski touring or split boarding could be right up your street. This is when […]

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Les Arcs: Everything You Need to Know

What’s the sign of a really good ski resort? How many people visit it every year? State of the art ski lifts and top-notch pistes? Or the number of people who come back year after year? Les Arcs has one of the highest returning holidaymakers across all our resorts; once you’ve got to know this […]

Ski Fitness – Get Fit for Your Ski Holiday

We’ve all been there: your ski holiday is booked, you’re dreaming of perfect pistes and amazing après and then that voice in your head tells you that you really should get ski fit first… And it’s true! Skiing is so much fun that it’s easy to forget that it is, in fact, a sport. And […]

The Best Ways to Reach Your Favourite Resort

Whether you are packing your bags for a season in the snow or planning your next holiday getting to your favourite mountain resort can be a hassle – but it doesn’t have to be. There are more ways of travelling to the snowy mountains than you may have thought. Here are the pros and cons […]

Post Ski Recovery – Our Top Tips

We have talked about getting ski fit before your holiday but what about after a day on the hill? To keep your body primed for the powder it is just as important to think about your recovery. This will make sure you are ready to tackle the mountain day in day out and dance like […]

Why We Love Indoor Snow Centres

Dry Ski Slopes have been entertaining us since the 1960’s but recent years have seen a rise in ‘Real Snow’ centres across the world. These giant, warehouse sized, fridges offer an amazing opportunity to ski on real snow, at any time of year and in any climate. Perhaps the most astonishing example of this is […]

5 Great New Activities to try in a Ski Resort

Ski resorts are set in some of the most beautiful countryside imaginable but many of us only see a very small, and often crowded, part of them. Perhaps you have been heading to the same resort for years and fancy trying something new, or maybe you just fancy a break from those ski boots for […]

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Courchevel International Fireworks Competition

Each year Courchevel hosts an international fireworks competition, from the middle of February till the middle of March. This ‘pyrotechnics festival’ is a competition with a series of spectacular fireworks displays, where specialist companies from different countries compete for the title of best in show. Courchevel International Fireworks Over 8,000 spectators watch the show, and […]

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Skiing In A White-Out: Why We Love It

The words ‘white-out’ or ‘snow blizzard’ don’t immediately conjure up the ideal skiing conditions. But some of my best days skiing have been in the middle of a white-out. Sure, they don’t match the glorious blue-bird powder days we all long for, but they come a close second. Why We Love Skiing in a White-Out […]

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Off-Piste Skiing: Staying safe in the backcountry

The last 48 have seen a monster dump of snow across the French and Swiss Alps. Here in Courchevel, we’ve had over 1m at the top of the mountain. We all want to grab the fattest skis we can and head out to play in the powder. But, although it all looks pretty and off-piste skiing […]