The Ultimate Guide to Ski Lessons & Ski Trip Planning

Going skiing for your first time? Have questions about signing your child up for ski school? Unsure where to start when it comes to ski holiday planning? Or are you just looking for ski advice and tips? We understand there are a lot of questions regarding skiing and boarding. This is why we’ve pulled together our best resources to give you a helping hand.

Whether it be understanding how to best plan your ski holiday and knowing what to bring. Or to choose the best resort for you and offer some on-hill advice. We’ve got info on a range of ski topics.

Check out our resources below in the following categories:

  • Children’s Ski Lessons
  • Learning to Ski or Board
  • Off-Piste Skiing
  • Ski Gear & Equipment
  • Ski Holiday Planning

Children’s Ski Lessons Resources

Our top 4 safety tips for skiing with kids. Along with some ways to avoid crowds at half term.

The most family-friendly ski resorts. Offering gentle slopes as well as kid-friendly restaurants and non-skiing activities.

Everything you need to know about planning a family ski holiday. From what to do in advance to ensuring things run smoothly once you’re in resort.

Dressing your child well for skiing can literally be the difference between them loving or hating it. Cold hands, feet or face, rubbing boots or an uncomfortable helmet can all ruin their day and that likely means it will ruin your day too!

Learning to Ski or Board Resources

Never skied or boarded before and not sure where to start? These are the best tips for you.

Ensure you’re getting as much out of your lesson as possible, by choosing the right lesson for your needs and preferences. Here’s how.

What’s it really like to learn how to ski as an adult? Follow one woman’s week as she takes her first steps on skis.

The best resorts for snowboarding with terrain parks, off-piste and the best après ski.

Pow, bluebird, white out, bubble lift…what the? If ski lingo sounds like a foreign language to you, check out our cheat sheet.

Off-Piste Skiing Resources

When it comes to off-piste skiing, safety comes before fun. How to stay safe with proper training, the right equipment, and most importantly a knowledgable, local guide.

Avalanche safety is a complex subject, but knowing how to read the signs is the first step to ensuring your safety off-piste. How to understand the European avalanche warning levels.

How to ski in bad visibility is a great skill for all skiers to have. Here are a few secrets to help you navigate the hill better when you’re in a whiteout.

Ski Gear & Equipment Resources

Everything you need to pack for your ski trip. Also includes a downloadable PDF you can print out and use whilst packing.

Master the art of layering for skiing. Ensure you’ll always stay dry and warm but never too hot, and be prepared for all types of weather.

Why not let a bit of tech assist in your skiing? The latest and greatest high tech gear on the market to help improve your skiing.

Waxing your skis keeps them in top condition and ensures they assist you on the slopes rather than hinder you. Step-by-step instructions on how to wax your skis.

Get your ski gear out of storage and get it ready for the winter. How to prep all your equipment so that it’s ready for the slopes.

Ski Holiday Planning Resources

Everything you need to know about planning a ski holiday. From choosing the right resort to the best accommodation, from finding ski gear for your ability to the best lessons to suit your needs.

Family and friends not keen to go for on a ski trip with you? Heading out on a ski holiday alone is not as dull as it sounds. How you can meet people on the slopes and make the most of a solo ski trip.

Yes, it’s possible. Admittedly not every resort will give you budget options, but with some creativity and planning in advance, you can do a ski holiday on a budget.

Want less faff and more relaxation on your ski holiday? Avoid these five common mistakes to help ensure your holiday goes as smoothly as possible.

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