Get Slope Ready

Facebook1.3kTwitteremailThere’s nothing like the first day on the mountain. Heading out early to catch the lift and clicking into your skis or strapping onto your board. Making those first turns, fresh tracks and finding your favourite run. You’re feeling on top of the world. Then day two comes along and it’s a whole different story. Achey legs, sore bum and the curious feeling that the walk to the lift is twice as long as yesterday. So get your body prepped for the piste with Slopercise….Continue Reading “GET SKI READY WITH SLOPERCISE”

Facebook0TwitteremailGetting ready for your first snowboarding holiday is exciting, especially if you focus on a few important bits first. It’s not about having all the gear and no idea, or choosing your resort because it’s got the cheapest beer. The saying ‘fail to prepare, prepare to fail’ is never more true. Pick up the basics before you go Book some pre-holiday lessons at an indoor snow centre, as you’re going to get more from your holiday by arriving in resort knowing some of the basics….Continue Reading “SNOWBOARDING BASICS FOR BEGINNERS”

Skiing in Val Thorens

Facebook0TwitteremailWe all have our favourite runs, whether it’s the gradient, width, scenery or lack of crowds that’s got you hooked. With eight resorts connected by 600km of piste, France’s Three Valleys area has plenty of possibilities, especially for intermediates – but where to start? Combe de la Saulire – Courchevel Red run Catch the first lifts up from Courchevel or Méribel-Mottaret to get the crisp corduroy of the Combe de la Saulire all to yourself. Tackle the steep start of this 3km run and you’ll be…Continue Reading “OUR FAVOURITE SKI RUNS IN THE THREE VALLEYS”

Skiing in the Dolomites

Facebook333TwitteremailVal di Fassa’s a valley of pretty mountain towns in the north of Italy, known for world-class skiing among the dramatic Dolomites. And with an average of 300 days of sunshine each year, you’re almost guaranteed bluebird days on the slopes. Here are our top five reasons to go. 1. Europe’s biggest ski area With a seemingly endless 1,200km to explore around the Sella Massif, you’ll be racking up the ski miles. The famous Sella Ronda circular route is a pilgrimage for any seasoned skier…Continue Reading “TOP 5 REASONS TO GO TO VAL DI FASSA”

Man snowboarding downhill

Facebook0TwitteremailSnowboarding isn’t the most complicated sport in the world, but it does take determination and persistence to get through those first few days of being on your bum more than you’re on your feet. Once you have that eureka moment though, you won’t look back. If you’ve decided this is the year for your first snowboarding holiday, but you’ve not yet strapped into a pair of bindings, there’s a few things you need to consider. Most importantly, how and where you’re going to learn, and…Continue Reading “BEST PLACE TO LEARN TO SNOWBOARD”