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

Skier on Holiday in the Alps

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 putting

Top Tips for Protecting Your Feet This Winter

Keep your feet dry tips

  There’s nothing that will spoil a day on the slopes like damp, sweaty or uncomfortable boots. Let’s put a stop to this problem once and for all! We caught up with footwear drying specialists, Drysure, to get some insight into how you can keep your feet and footwear in great condition and get maximum enjoyment from the mountain. Time to hear from the experts! Here are some top tips for protecting your feet this winter. Form Fitting Footwear When

The Types of Ski Lifts and How to Use Them

Ski lifts

  If it’s your first time skiing, it can be difficult to wrap your head around all the different types of ski lifts. Picture this. You’ve just arrived at your resort and you’re excited to get on the slopes – but, you have no idea how to get to the top of the mountain… Ski lifts are the main way to travel around the slopes and they’re great once you get familiar with them. Unsure where to start? We’ve compiled

Where to Ski Without the Crowds This Winter

Crowd-free ski slopes

  When planning your next ski season, one factor that often gets overlooked is how busy the best ski resorts can get at peak season. It’s unlikely you’ll want to be tripping over other skiers on the slopes or battling for space at the après ski bar. Luckily, it’s possible to find quieter, top ski resorts in Europe a little off the beaten track. It’s knowing where to find them that’s the problem… We’ve put together this list of where

How to Save Money on Flights to the Alps

Flying to the Alps

  We all know skiing holidays can be costly… All the extra bits like lift passes and apres ski drinks really do add up! However, we believe a great ski trip doesn’t have to break the bank. The little things can make a big difference. Here’s how to save money on flights to the Alps. Pick Your Dates Carefully One of the best ways to find a good flight deal is to be flexible on dates. The Alps are one

How to Prepare Your Skis for the New Season

ski equipment

  Itching to get back on the slopes? If the ski season just can’t come quick enough, it always helps to get prepared. While you might be ready for the pistes, your gear might not be! The right prep can help you perform better, hit new targets and have the best experience possible… What’s not to like? If you’re unsure where to start, we’ve got you covered. Here’s our advice on how to prepare your skis for the new season.

What Should Be On Your Pre-Season Ski Shopping List?

Skier dressed in blue ski gear on mountain

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

When is the Best Time to Book a Ski Holiday?

Skier going through thick snow

Itching to get back on the slopes? It’s never too early to start thinking about booking your next ski holiday! When it comes to skiing, every holiday is different. Some are looking for the emptiest pistes, some for child-friendly slopes, some for the best après. So, when should you head to the slopes? We shed some light on the best time to book a ski holiday. When is the Best Time to Go Skiing? The best time to go skiing

Work Hard, Ski Hard: How to Become a Slope-Side Digital Nomad

Skier holding equipment looking out over the mountain view

  Are you a wanderlust who’s craving the freedom to roam as you please? The digital nomad lifestyle might be calling your name! Who wouldn’t want to be free to live and work wherever they choose? Why not head to a ski resort? Becoming a digital nomad will help you pack in more slope time than you ever thought possible! Tempted? Here’s how to become a slope-side digital nomad. Before You Go… The appeal of becoming a digital nomad is

What’s Happening in the Alps this April?

Skiers looking out over the Alps and ski resort

  Fancy seeing the end of the ski season off in style? If you’re lucky enough to be heading to the Alps this month, you might be wondering what events are taking place while you’re there. With the ski season coming to a close, you’d be forgiven for thinking there won’t be much happening off the slopes. But you’d be wrong! The end of the ski season is just as exciting as the start! Here’s what’s happening in the Alps

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