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New for 2016/17: Ski with us in St Anton!

We're super excited to be opening our St Anton Ski School this winter. St Anton is our first resort in Austria and our 16th ski resort in the Alps. We've come a long way from our first school in Courchevel 1650 just 18 years ago. And you…
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Riding in the UK: Indoor vs. Dry Ski Slopes

Living in a Great Britain unfortunately limits your access to home based mountain resorts, fact! Thankfully we inventive Brits have built an amazing community of artificial indoor and outdoor slopes that are open all year round. We've mentioned…
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The Evolution of Ski Style

Ski Style Through the Ages Ski style has changed a lot since it's origins. Outfits that to us today look ridiculous, were at one point stylish and practical. Ski style has largely been influenced by functionality (warmth, ease of movement)…
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Life Lessons to Learn from Eddie the Eagle

Five skiing life lessons to learn from the Eddie The Eagle movie The ultimate underdog real life story of Eddie “The Eagle” Edwards, who managed to make it to the 1988 Winter Olympic Games despite being entirely self funded, will be making…
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A long history on two planks

I remember when I started skiing back in the 80s the length of skis defined your prowess as a ski demon. The better skier you were, the longer your skis. So you can imagine my dismay that after a break of about 6 years from the mountains I returned…
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Why we love skiing in a white out

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…
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Learning to Ski in Courchevel

If you're planning your first ski holiday and you're wondering where to start out, or are feeling a little apprehensive then fret not! Taking your first tentative steps needn't be nerve wracking and to help you get started we've put together…
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The biggest climb ever?

  This weekend marked the start of the annual Tour de France and with a phenomenal grand depart from Yorkshire this year I think it's safe to say that the UK will join the rest of Europe with cycle fever. We, as a nation, have become…