Tignes, France

Late-season skiing means longer days, warmer temperatures and plenty of sunshine – so head off in March or April to savour that last bit of slope time before the season ends. Here’s our pick of the top five resorts to ski in spring. Obergurgl, Austria One of the highest ski villages in Europe at 1,930m, Obergurgl has a reputation for great snow all season – April alone gets an average dump of 160cm. The wide, gentle runs are ideal for beginners and improving intermediates to…Continue Reading “BEST RESORTS FOR LATE-SEASON SKIING”

Whistler, Canada

Nothing gets us in the mood for the slopes quite like watching a ski or snowboard film. So we’ve picked our top five – a mix of feel-good Hollywood blockbusters and awe-inspiring documentaries from the pros. Eddie The Eagle Nominated for the Empire Award for Best British Film, 2016’s Eddie The Eagle is definitely one to watch. Starring Hugh Jackman and Taron Egerton, this comedy follows Eddie in his quest to compete in the Winter Olympics. Will he make the British team and bring home…Continue Reading “BEST SKI FILMS OF ALL TIME”

Tignes, France

Ski resorts set the bar high on New Year’s Eve. With huge celebrations, torchlight descents and weird and wonderful traditions to choose from, where should you head this New Year’s Eve? Pas de la Casa, Andorra Choose Pas de la Casa for New Year and you’ll be partying all week. Locals and visitors alike flock to places like Paddy’s Irish Bar and Underground – which buzz with atmosphere right through until 5am. As the clock strikes midnight on December 31, join in the local tradition…Continue Reading “TOP 5 SKI RESORTS FOR NEW YEAR’S EVE”

Christmas stocking

Christmas is a whirlwind of decorations, food and presents, so it’s not surprising that we often forget the little things. Or that the last Saturday before Christmas, known as Super Saturday, is one of the biggest shopping days of the year. So to save you from a last-minute scramble, check out our list of the top ski-related stocking fillers. Socks People joke that socks are a last-resort gift, but ski socks in our stocking would definitely make us happy. Specially designed for skiing and snowboarding,…Continue Reading “TOP 7 SKI STOCKING FILLERS”

Get Slope Ready

There’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”