7 May 2015

Sponsor a Disability Snowsport UK ski school

Disability Snowsport UK have announced the launch of their Crowdfunder Campaign on Wednesday 29th April for 4 weeks, aiming to raise £15,000 to run one of their ski schools for a year. The heart of the crowdfunding appeal is their desire to increase opportunities, fitness, mobility, freedom, social interaction, independence and skills of people with disabilities, and […]

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19 April 2015

Our Hidden Gems – Bled & Bohinj, Slovenia

One of our favourite things about skiing holidays is finding that “hidden gem”. The run that’s perfect after a fresh dump of snow, the restaurant that serves the Strudel with the vanilla cream, or that après bar that shoots Jäger from the ceiling. And so on. In a new series, we’ve decided to talk about […]

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15 April 2015

Our Hidden Gems – Maria Alm

Maria Alm in Austria’s Hochkoenig ski area is often referred to as a “hidden gem” – but what does that phrase actually mean? I was chatting to my mate Marcus last year about lesser known ski resorts – and he reckoned they were a waste of time. If people don’t really know about them then […]

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2 April 2015

Our Hidden Gems – Kronplatz, Italy

With 1,200km of piste, the Dolomites is the largest ski area in Europe. In the heart of the ski area is the Sella Ronda, the Dolomites’ ski circuit that loops around the Sella Massif Mountain that can be skied clockwise or anti-clockwise. Kronplatz sits just north east of the Sella Ronda, and as well as […]

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1 April 2015

Resorts plan “no-sitting” areas to combat lazy snowboarders

      PLEASE NOTE – THIS IS AN APRIL FOOLS JOKE We all know that snowboarders love a sit down – often to the annoyance of everyone else on the piste. To combat this, some resorts have today announced they’ll be enforcing “no-sitting zones” – marked by double yellow lines –  to punish any […]

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