Category Archives: Alps

Off-Piste Skiing: How to Know You’re Ready

A skier off piste skiing on the mountain

So, you’ve been on your fair share of ski trips and you’re feeling pretty confident out on the groomed slopes. But how do you know if you’re ready to go off-piste? Veteran off piste skiers love this type of skiing for the sense of adventure it brings and the feeling of being immersed in unspoilt nature. However, off piste skiing is not without its risks. To ski off piste safely, you need to be certain you’re ready. For intermediate skiers,

Breakfast Recipe Ideas to Kick Start Your Day on the Slopes

A close up of the powder day muffins

‘Breakfast is the most important meal of the day’ is a phrase that was probably drummed into most of us from an early age. Whether or not you follow this rule in your everyday life, it’s certainly one to abide by on the mountain. On average, downhill skiing and snowboarding can burn around 300 to 600 calories per hour. When you consider how many hours you put in, that’s a pretty good workout! Plus, being at altitude puts extra strain

The Best Resorts for Snow Sure Easter Skiing

An Easter Ski Holiday Guide

For most people, the end of winter is a blessing. For skiing devotees, not so much. With the winter season almost behind us, it’s time to look ahead and start planning something exciting to look forward to during the warmer months. Despite being late in the season, there are still plenty of ski resorts with good snow conditions to visit over Easter. We’ve gathered some of the best ski resorts for Easter skiing, along with some of the reasons that

Skiing Events You Can’t Miss in 2019

Skier jumping on the slopes

This year sees some incredible events happening across the whole of the Alps. From electrifying skiing championships, unusual sporting events on the snow and a whole host of music festivals hitting the Alps, there’s more than enough to keep you occupied this 2019. The European Alps offer some of the best skiing opportunities in the world, so wherever you go, make sure you find some time to explore the slopes. Here’s our list of unmissable alpine skiing events in 2019.

5 Best Cheap Ski Resorts for Beginners

An infographic showcasing the cheapest ski resorts for beginners in the Alps

Keen to try out skiing for the first time but put off by high prices and anxious about tackling the slopes? There’s no need to fear! There are plenty of cheap ski resorts for beginners in the Alps with gentler slopes, great ski schools and calm ski areas. It’s even possible to go on a beginners ski holiday without breaking the bank! We’ve put a list together of the five best cheap ski resorts for beginners on a budget. Now

The Alps Vs. The U.S: A Ski Snowdown

  When it comes to choosing where to go for your ski holiday, there seems to be millions of options out there. First things first, you need to narrow it down to continent. The two heavyweights are the French Alps in Europe, and the Rockies in North America. But, which one to choose? We’re aware most people don’t have the time to go trawling the internet for hours doing research. That’s why we’ve done the hard bit for you. We’re

The Best Ski Festivals in the Alps this Season

  The upcoming winter season should be a cause for excitement among everyone, regardless of their love for skiing. The Alps is known for more than just its slopes and ample snow. The mountains are also home to a variety of festivals throughout the season, garnering a reputation especially within the music community. To keep you up-to-date so you know exactly what you’re doing this season, we’ve put together a guide on the best ski festivals in the Alps this

Alps2Alps 2018 Ski Awards

Alps2Alps ski awards

  The votes have been casted, counted and verified – and it’s finally here! Here are the Alps2Alps 2018 ski awards. Time to kick off the season in style! From off the slopes to on them, there’s every category you can think of. So, who are the winners? Let’s find out…   Most Eco-Friendly Ski Resort Best Ski Lift Shortest Lift Queues Prettiest Ski Resort Best Resort for Off-Piste Skiing Best Ski Clothes Company Best Ski Equipment Manufacturing Best Piece

Why the World Started Skiing

Year on year people flock to ski resorts around the world to partake in the activity of skiing. However, it’s likely a large majority of the population have never asked themselves a crucial question. How did skiing even start? We’re going to explain why the world started skiing, and how our beloved snow sport came to be what it is today: It Was a Way to Survive When discussing the origin of skiing, it’s difficult to believe the word “survival”

The Best Resorts in the Alps for Foodies

Bowls of food on white table

Some of the best ski resorts don’t gain their reputation solely off of skiing. For those who identify as both skiers AND foodies, there are some resorts in particular to suit your needs. Whether its casual venues with top quality food or Michelin star restaurants, you’ll be struck by how much choice you have. Here are the best resorts in the Alps for foodies: Alta Badia, Italy This Italian ski resort is located on the sunnier side of the Alps,

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