Picture the scene. You’re returning to the slopes for the first time in a long time. Ski boots feel alien, the slopes look daunting, and you can’t remember the difference between pizza and French fries. How can you conquer both the mountain and your nerves? Whether it’s your first ski holiday, or you’re returning to the slopes after an injury, there are plenty of rational reasons to feel nervous about skiing. Hurtling down a mountain does carry its risks, unsurprisingly.