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The best time for a ski holiday in Verbier? Now!

January is a quiet part of the winter season. Outside of school holidays, the lift queues are generally fast moving, and cold temperatures mean snow conditions aren’t so much of a gamble. Put simply, we think it’s the best time to ski in Verbier. Plus it’s snowing as we’re writing this. Even though the resort […]

Learning to ski in Serre Chevalier

As part of our series on learning to ski in all our resorts, this week we’re turning our attention to Serre Chevalier. Mel Crosby, Ski School Manager in resort, gives us the low down on what Serre Che has to offer a beginner skier. The resort opens on the 13th of December, but we’ve just […]

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The best ski touring in Verbier: Adventures Off-Piste

If you want to ski fresh, untracked powder, with nobody else for miles around you could go heli-skiing but that’s expensive. The alternative is to go ski-touring and use special bindings and furry climbing “skins” on your skis to walk up the snow. Suddenly, wherever there is snow on a hill, you can go skiing, including unlikely destinations […]

The Insider’s Guide to the Best Ski Resort New Year’s Eve Parties

New Year’s Eve parties can bring their own special kind of pressure. It can be a logistical nightmare with extortionate taxi fares, where you always seem to end up with FOMO (fear of missing out). BUT ski holidays over New Year are a perfect break – you can get good conditions and there’s a wonderful […]

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Tips for Skiing in Courchevel

We have been travelling around our resorts catching up with our instructors and gathering as much local info as we can. We have already completed a tips for skiing in Tignes. Next stop is Courchevel. Here are our tips for skiing in Courchevel. Tips for Skiing in Courchevel Picking the best pistes for that day […]

Ellis Brigham Christmas Wish List

Our friends and winter 2013/14 clothing and equipment partners Ellis Brigham Mountain Sports stock everything that a skier or snowboarder could possibly desire this Christmas. So we felt it only right to challenge them to give us their most wanted item from the 1000’s on offer in their shops. Ellis Brigham Christmas Wishlist Steve, Ski Buyer, […]

Tips for skiing in Tignes

The Tignes team have been enjoying the amazing conditions on the glacier for nearly a month now. Tess and Joe spent a week training Slalom with Olympian Alain Baxter, Ant has been working hard with the Mini-Gap group and Amy is finishing her fourth week of Eurotest training. The Espace Killy lifts opened up to […]

Waterskiing vs Skiing – What’s the difference?

What is the difference between waterskiing and skiing? Can snow ski skills transfer to waterskiing? This is what we wanted to find out. Luckily our ski instructor, Pete MIles, was a willing guinea pig for our experiment. Waterskiing vs Skiing You know when some people are just born sporty? Apparently, there’s a little more to it than […]