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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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Things to Do In Avoriaz Next Ski Season

Things to Do In Avoriaz Next Ski Season

Magnificent skiing and snowboarding, reliable snow cover and an almost endless array of off-piste activities to choose from is what makes Avoriaz such a popular ski resort among skiers looking for a budget break on the slopes. Sound good? Get clued up on all the things to do in Avoriaz, from the best slopes to the most exciting family-friendly activities. Here’s your guide on Avoriaz ski resort to get you ready for a ski holiday of a lifetime. Where is…

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Ski Resorts That Made It to the Big Screen

Ski Resorts That Made It to the Big Screen

It’s summer season, the sun is out, and those of us unable to hit the slopes in the off-season are experiencing some skiing blues. However, we know a good way to counteract those blues! Ski resorts (and skiing in general) have been featured in many movies over the years, and for good reason. The Alps are especially known for their wonderful environments and scenery, making them excellent film sets. So, you can indulge yourself in a few select movies that…

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Top Tips for Preventing Skiing and Snowboarding Injuries

Top Tips for Preventing Skiing and Snowboarding Injuries

More people are taking to the slopes than ever before. Both disciplines require good balance and lots of confidence regardless of skill. We’re not here to take the fun out of things, however skiing and snowboarding can be dangerous pastimes which can cause a variety of injuries. To keep you safe out there, we’ve taken a look at the common injuries associated with these extreme sports. Here are our top tips for preventing skiing and snowboarding injuries. Wear Correct Fitting…

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

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…

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Thrills, Chills & Breakout Stars: Winter Olympics 2018 Preview

Thrills, Chills & Breakout Stars: Winter Olympics 2018 Preview

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…

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The Best Ski Apps You Need For Winter

The Best Ski Apps You Need For Winter

  Eat, ski, sleep, repeat! If you’re anything like us, you live for the slopes. All season we’ve got our eyes glued to our smartphones checking the snow, watching out for fresh peaks to visit and planning our next journey. Thankfully, there are some awesome ski apps out there for those with a slope obsession and some handy options for beginners too. From snow forecasts to safety guides, tutorials, games and trackers, if you’ve got snow on your mind (and…

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TOP 5 Family & Adventure French Alps Summer Holidays

TOP 5 Family & Adventure French Alps Summer Holidays

Summer is the perfect family time – no school for kids and you’re probably counting hours until your vacation starts. If you love mountains and active recreation, we have 4 words for you: French Alps summer holidays! In this article we have summarized our TOP 5 of the best French Alps summer resorts. Read on, choose your favourite one and have amazing French Alps summer holidays with lots of adventures!   #5 Les Menuires – For Kids of All Ages…

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Top 6 places to visit in Bavaria

Top 6 places to visit in Bavaria

Bavaria is not only the largest federal state in Germany, it is also the most scenic one. This place keeps its clichéd promises – you will see many beautiful forests, mountains, castles, lakes and rivers. It really has it all for those who appreciate nature and great outdoors. If you are considering going to Bavaria, read our suggestions on our top five favorite places of the magical land of beer.   Munich Officially Munich is the capital of Bavaria; unofficially…

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How to stay fit over the summer to be the best on the slopes next season

How to stay fit over the summer to be the best on the slopes next season

The snow is all gone and it is time for the beach! At least it is in the southernmost countries of Europe. Anyway, most of the people don’t think of skiing or snowboarding anymore, so you may think – why waste time to write about it? Well, my friend…the reason of this article is to remind you how important it is to stay fit over the summer in order to be the beast on the slopes again next season. Serious…

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