Sometimes the worst part about the ski holiday is the travel. Unless you’re flying your private jet onto the altiport, you’re likely in for a long transfer from the airport to your ski resort. But lucky for you Verbier skiers, Swiss airlines has released a new flight option that will shorten that dreaded transfer time.
Verbier Blog Archive
Last summer, we had an enquiry for some sit ski lessons in Verbier. We had a qualified instructor available, but with no equipment and no previous bookings of this kind before, we knew we were in for a challenge. Instructor Eva Wichtowski, Swiss Manager Tom Waddington, and myself (Gabby here!), were all keen to try and make adaptive skiing in Verbier happen.
From the best places to ski on the mountain to the infamous nightlife and variety of restaurants, there is lot to learn about Verbier. And endless reasons to fall in love with the resort. Read on to find out all the reasons why we love Verbier.
Verbier opens this Friday! The snow is here and it is expected to stay that way, so what are you waiting for?
Verbier is the resort which needs no introduction. Playground of the rich, famous and party fiends alike it’s a lively resort with a big personality and enthusiasm for après which is matched only by its thigh burning itineraries. And it’s penchant for bumps!
Half Term Skiing Fun in Verbier
How was your half term? Hugh Jolly, on our ISTD Training Team in Verbier tells us about his week in resort.
After an amazing day exploring Morzine last week we thought it about time we packed our passports and exchanged our Euros for CHFs to see what all the fuss in about in the Swiss resorts of Verbier and Villars. Having never skied in either resort I was excited to say the least and with our powder skis safely attached to the roof and our avi gear packed we were raring to go, with reports of fresh snow ahead and new mountains to explore.
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.
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 such as China or Bolivia.