The winter skiing season is fast approaching! There can be a lot to remember when packing, and even the most experienced can be overwhelmed by each trip. Whether you’re a first-time skier or returning after a break following the previous season, a pre-season shopping list is a good way of keeping track of your equipment. Organisation is key. Splitting your list into groups and identifying the key essentials will help the process run far smoother. It will also help identify
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When on the slopes, we all want to look like pros. Even after the lessons, everyone looks like a beginner for far longer than they’d like. To help you avoid this, we’ve put together our tips on how to look good skiing. Carry Your Skis Correctly There’s nothing more of an eyesore than someone who doesn’t know how to carry their skis properly. One of the first things instructors teach you is how to carry your skis. Although, if you
Ski boots are entirely different to any other shoe. There are some unexpected considerations to make when trying on ski boots. If you’re doing this for the first time, or simply want a bit of advice to ensure you get the right size, we’re on hand to help. If you’re heading for the Alps this season, get your equipment right first time with our ski boot fitting guide. Ski Boot Fitting Advice First of all, let’s start with some simple
There are a few universally acknowledged truths about ski holidays. First, the Alps are the best place to go. Second, it’s not cheap. Third, your ski hire shop is taking you for a fool. Oh, you didn’t know about the third? Well, it’s time to get clued up. Here are 10 ski hire money-saving hacks your rental shop won’t tell you. Don’t Pay Full Price Don’t be the only person who pays full price for their skis at the resort.
There are a lot of costs involved in hitting the slopes. It makes sense to do what you can to cut the added expenses. Before travelling to the resort, you’re probably questioning whether it’s best to bring skis with you or rent them. So, what is the cheaper option? We’ve listed the cost of transferring your skis by the airlines flying into Geneva airport, alongside the cost of hiring skis from Alps 2 Alps, so you can see where you’ll get
Are you an avid skier or snowboarder? If you are then you probably know everything there is to know about your ski area, pistes and slopes, lifts and apres-ski to relax after a long day on the snow. And you have probably seen people wearing strange thingies on their feet looking a bit like skis. They are called snowshoers, representing a popular winter activity for recreation – snowshoeing. Origin of Snowshoes Once the mode of snow travel used in
Before packing your travel bags for your skiing holiday, you should think carefully and make a list of things you can’t absolutely do without high in the mountains. In this article, we’d like to share a checklist of things you will need on a ski holiday, including what equipment and clothes you will definitely need to hit the slopes. Taking the following items with you, you will feel comfortable, warm and safe in the snow. Ski Helmet A good ski helmet