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Packing Tips for Your Child’s First Ski Trip

Packing Tips for Your Child’s First Ski Trip

If you’re counting down the days until your first ski trip with the little ones in tow, then you’ll want to start putting together a checklist of everything you need to bring. Here, Steve Cochrane MBE, from kids’ designer clothing retailer Childrenswardrobe, shares his packing tips for your child’s first ski trip. Packing for a skiing holiday with children is quite similar to packing for an adults-only trip, but there are few extra things you’ll need to consider when shopping…

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New Year Skiing Resolutions: Conquer the Mountain

New Year Skiing Resolutions: Conquer the Mountain

What do you think of when we say January? Is it crisp white slopes, new beginnings or new year’s resolutions? The new year provides an opportunity to start afresh, ramp up your skills and become the skier you’ve always wanted to be. That’s why we’ve come up with these New Year’s skiing resolutions to help you get in shape, level up and conquer the mountain this ski season. So, put down the mince pie and let’s get to work!  …

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The Alps2Alps Christmas Lottery: Save on the Slopes

The Alps2Alps Christmas Lottery: Save on the Slopes

Fancy a white Christmas on the slopes? December and January in the Alps offers fantastic snow coverage, a full events schedule and plenty of festive cheer. As a Christmas gift to you, we’ve got some exciting offers to share. From 10% off group transfers to great prizes for skiing fanatics- find out how the Alps2Alps Christmas lottery is helping you to save on the slopes this festive season… Christmas Transfer Offer: 10% off What: 10% off ski transfers to the…

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What is Ski Mountaineering? Best Mountains in the Alps

What is Ski Mountaineering? Best Mountains in the Alps

Combining the best of off-piste skiing, climbing and hiking, ski mountaineering is perfectly suited to nature lovers who aren’t afraid of an adrenaline rush. Sounds like fun? We explain what ski mountaineering is and explore the best ski mountaineering destinations to visit across the Alps. If you want to venture through remote mountain ranges, enjoy unspoilt nature from above the trees and challenge yourself to climb steep summits, this sport could be for you…   What is Ski Mountaineering? Put…

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Getting to Rise Ski Festival in Les Deux Alpes

Getting to Rise Ski Festival in Les Deux Alpes

There’s nothing more liberating than hitting the slopes in the morning and partying with friends late into the night. And when you attend a ski festival, you get a whole week of it! We take a look at the best ways to travel to Rise Ski Festival in Les Deux Alpes and what makes it the perfect destination for a skiing holiday with friends. Rise Ski Festival: What is it? Rise Ski Festival is a week-long party full of snow,…

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Customer Spotlight: Mr Young’s Ski Storage Experience

Customer Spotlight: Mr Young’s Ski Storage Experience

Ever wondered what using our ski storage service is actually like? While we could spend hours telling you what makes us great, we thought we’d let one of our fantastic customers tell you for themselves. When Mr Tyrrell Young saw our ski storage offer, he was prompted to buy his very first pair of skis. Previously put off by the inconvenience and cost of transporting his own skis back and forth from London, he decided to use our ski storage…

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New Ski Equipment Hire from Alps2Alps

New Ski Equipment Hire from Alps2Alps

A new ski season brings new opportunities to beat your PBs, hone your performance and have even more fun on the slopes. And your choice of ski equipment can make improving your technique a whole lot easier. We’ve refreshed our ski equipment hire options to include some of the best new skis, snowboards and boots from some of the most prestigious brands on the market. Find out what’s on offer at our ski hire shops to make the most of…

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How To Prepare For Ski Season 2019/20: The Countdown

How To Prepare For Ski Season 2019/20: The Countdown

Most ski seasons in Europe start around November/December time, but that doesn’t mean you can’t start prepping early to make the most of your skiing trip. We’ve compiled a countdown of what to do and when, from the best exercises to travel tips and packing advice to get you sorted for the slopes. Without further ado, here’s how to prepare for the ski season so you can hit the slopes raring to go.   12 Weeks Before: Pick Your Ski…

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A Day in the Life of Your Skis at Our Long Term Ski Storage

A Day in the Life of Your Skis at Our Long Term Ski Storage

  Regular skiers will understand the hassle of struggling through the airport with ski equipment after a week or two on the slopes. But what if you could leave your skis in the Alps until your next holiday? And what if it was completely free? Although this may sound like the stuff of dreams, it could easily become a reality when you book a ski transfer with us and qualify for our free ski storage service. So, what actually happens…

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The Benefits of Professionally Serviced Skis on the Slopes

The Benefits of Professionally Serviced Skis on the Slopes

To go professional or not to go professional, that is the question! The condition of your skis or snowboard can make a huge difference to your experience on the slopes. There’s nothing like gliding across fresh powder on well-maintained skis, the wind in your hair and the sun on your face. That’s what keeps us coming back for more every season! But is it possible to achieve perfectly maintained skis at home? And is it even worth it? Here at…

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