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Craving the Pack Mentality? A Guide to Group Ski Holidays

Are you craving the pack mentality? A group ski holiday might be calling your name. While there’s safety in numbers, group skiing isn’t right for everyone. If you consider yourself a lone wolf on the slopes, you might be questioning whether or not a group ski holiday is for you. We’re here to help. We’ve come up with the pros and cons, survival tips, and some advice for the designated organiser. Here’s our guide to group ski holidays. Advantages of

Alpine Anxiety: How to Conquer Your Ski Nerves

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.

How to Ski Safely: A Guide to Safer Slopes

Whether we like it or not, there are some risks involved with our winter sports. Unsurprisingly, hurtling down a mountain can pose some threats. But, if you’re anything like us, these dangers won’t stop you being first in the lift queue each season. The best slope experiences are often the most dangerous! Venturing off-piste, attempting a black run, performing a stunt… It can be hard to stay safe out there! So, how do you avoid the risks of skiing while

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

Best Ski Resorts for Techies

Technology can help make everyday life easier, right? So, how it can benefit our ski holidays? Who doesn’t want to avoid slow WiFi and old lifts? The digital revolt is hitting the slopes! While some may not like it, we can’t quite contain our excitement. If you have a shared love for technology and skiing, here’s our list of the best ski resorts for techies. Futuristic Ski Lifts Finally, the bane of all skiers’ lives, long lift queues, may soon

TOP 12 Latest Ski Gadgets 2017

When you really get into it, you see that there’s a whole ski tech world. New cool ski gear and cutting-edge skiing gadgets are brought to market every day. It takes time to keep up with all the novelties, so we’ve summarized some of the best ski equipment and latest must-have ski gadgets 2017 for you!   There’s an App for That There’s an app for everything these days, so we must not forget about them when it comes to

TOP European Ski Resorts Close to Airports

Weather forecast is ideal and Alpine ski resorts are either already open or preparing to kick off the new 2016/2017 skiing season! Have you already started to prepare for your winter holiday? If so, you most certainly like to plan everything in great detail, therefore timing for you is essential and you’re looking for ski resorts with short transfer times. Because, of course, you want to get on that slope as soon as possible! This blog post lists some of

Ski holidays in France – Top 5 ski & snowboard resorts for 2016

It’s time to explore the French Alps! Do you know how many ski resorts are in France? Hundreds! Besides, they are located in some of the most spectacular mountains in the world. Ok, there may be one tiny minus… France is not the cheapest country, but it has more options for skiers and snowboarders than any other country in the world. Another key attraction for skiing in France is the ease of access – many of the ski resorts are

5 Reasons Why Snowboarding is Better than Skiing

Since the beginning of snowboarding culture, there have been so many debates and arguments between skiers and snowboarders – which type of mountain sport is better? While skiers are fighting for their truth and defending the benefits and pros of skiing, here are the 5 reasons why snowboarders would never change their beloved boards against skis! Ski Boots vs Snowboarding Boots Snowboarding boots are really comfortable if compared to rigid and drastic skiing boots. Their structure allows snowboarders to move