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Learn to Ski in a Day: The Rogue’s Handbook

If it’s your first ski trip and you’re not keen on being the last one down the mountain every time, it’s tempting to cut some corners when learning to ski. We wouldn’t call it cheating, per say. Rather, a crash course in skiing for those who are a little impatient, or who love a challenge. So, here’s our guide to help you learn to ski in a day. A word of warning: we’re not promising to make you a pro

Learn How to Snowboard in a Day: The Cheat’s Guide

Whether it’s your first-time on the slopes and you don’t want to be left out, or you’re simply impatient, you might be tempted to learn to snowboard in a day. Some might say this is impossible without lessons. But, who doesn’t love a challenge? There are some reasons why learning to snowboard in a day is a bad idea. But, we’re not always sensible either. Nobody wants to be the last one down the mountain every time! So, here’s our

Thrills, Chills & Breakout Stars: Winter Olympics 2018 Preview

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For any winter sports lover, the Winter Olympics is an event to get truly excited about. We’ve almost been counting down the days! Four years is far too long to wait, and the suspense can be tough. But, it’s almost here! This year, the Winter Olympics will take place from 9th to 25th February 2018 in Pyeongchang County, South Korea. To help commemorate the biggest occasion in the winter sports calendar, here’s our Winter Olympics 2018 Preview. Why We’re Excited

How to Look Good Skiing

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

Best Ski Resorts for Crowd-Free School Holiday Skiing

Love skiing but hate the queues? In the school holidays, it can be hard to avoid the crowds that inevitably come hand in hand with the slopes. Skiing with kids makes for a more entertaining holiday! But, it also means travelling during peak times. To help you escape the masses, we’ve put together our list of the best ski resorts for crowd-free school holiday skiing. Cortina, Italy Cortina is ideal for those looking for somewhere far removed from purpose-built resorts.

Last-Minute Ski Holiday Checklist

Off on a spontaneous skiing holiday? We’re all guilty of forgetting things, especially if you don’t have much time to get prepared. To try and help, we’ve put together our last-minute ski holiday checklist, to ensure you have the best time on the slopes! Which ski resort is for you? If you’ve been tempted to book a last-minute ski holiday, it’s time to work out which resort you’d like to go to. Every holiday offers something different, so pick your

Best Ski Resorts for Beginners in Austria

Your first time on the slopes can make or break your love of skiing. Therefore, it’s important to choose your resort wisely. To try and help, we have rounded up the best ski resorts for beginners in Austria. If a warm atmosphere and a picturesque view are important for your holiday, Austria is the ideal ski destination. The views are simply breath-taking. Austria’s authentic Alpine villages were established well before its ski resorts, giving it a welcoming and homely feel. While

Skiing Without Lessons: Is it a Good Idea?

Let’s talk skiing lessons! Some of us out there find them entertaining and love being taught the technique. Others find them tedious. Many prefer a lesson-free holiday, with just the open slopes in front of them. But is skiing without lessons a good idea? With all the advancements and improvements to ski equipment- is it worth it to go without teaching? To answer this for you, we’ve compiled a list of the pros and cons. What are the pros of

Best Alpine Winter Activities to Add Adventure to your Ski Holiday

Skiing is just the tip of the iceberg for winter fun in the Alps – it’s a giant snowy playground of adventures just waiting to be discovered! More and more resorts are offering an array of alternative activities for non-skiers as well as tempting powder addicts to taste new adventures for a bit of extra fun on holiday. As specialists in winter activity holidays Undiscovered Mountains have shortlisted the best Alpine winter activities to help you choose where to spend

14 Ski Hacks That’ll Guarantee You Get More Time on the Slopes

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Winter is fast approaching and if you’re as excited as us, you’ve probably already started planning your next trip already. Whether you’re craving a romantic retreat or a fun-filled family break, you want to make sure you’re getting the most from your experience. We’ve put together a list of 14 ski hacks that’ll guarantee you get more time on the slopes.   1. Planning a Family Trip? Scope Out the Best Options for Kids Planning on hitting the slopes with

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