20 January 2015

Guilt Free Apres Ski – The Calories Burned From Skiing

Skiing can be notoriously bad for the waistline. Although you’re burning calories on the slopes it can be hard to know where to draw the line off them. That’s why we’ve developed a skiing calorie calculator. After a day of carving fresh tracks, you can know the exact amount of calories you’ve burned and all […]

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26 November 2014

Our Hidden Gems – Grindelwald, Switzerland

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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12 November 2014

Our Hidden Gems – Lake Louise, Canada

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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29 October 2014

We found out why children love train travel to the Alps

  Snowcarbon’s new film shows how children make the journey part of the holiday.  So was it fun to make? Ski journalist and Snowcarbon founder Daniel Elkan tells the story. Walk up and down any train headed for the Alps, there is something you’ll notice: children having fun on the journey.  Maybe it’s the scenery […]

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24 October 2014

Our pick of the best ski season jobs

There comes a time when every skier or snowboarder considers ‘doing a season’. The allure of spending a winter in the mountains and being there on every powder day is enough for to give most 9-5ers a career change. So what jobs are available and which offer the best blend of accomodation, pay and the […]

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