Desperate to get back on the slopes? Struggling to make a decision on where to go with your hard-earned holiday savings? No worries, we’re here to help. Welcome to Resort Spotlight. More Resort Spotlight: Heavenly, Lake Tahoe – USA. Where is it? Tremblant sits in the heart of French Canada, just a little way northwest of Montreal. This means it’s still northerly enough to get properly cold, and offers all the best bits of Canada without the lengthy West-coast flight times you’ll see for resorts…Continue Reading “Resort Spotlight: Tremblant, Canada”

The Dolomiti Superski is one of the biggest ski areas in the world, but with great size, comes great difficulty in finding specific information.To help you get the great Italian ski holiday you want and deserve, here’s the first part in a new series designed to help you deconstruct the Dolomites.   For parts one & two, check out: Sunshine Skiing in the South Tyrol: Corvara & Colfosco Sunshine Skiing in the South Tyrol: Kronplatz Part Three: Val di Fassa The Skiing For starters, there’s…Continue Reading “Sunshine Skiing in the South Tyrol: Val di Fassa”

With so many amazing and unique ski resorts on offer, deciding where to take your loved ones can be tricky. But that gets a whole lot easier when you know what to look for. And because we’re lovely people, we’re going to help you do just that. So, here are 5 things we think make a resort family-friendly.   Smaller resorts Everything you need, right on your doorstep Choosing a smaller resort means the essentials are likely to be no further away than you can throw…Continue Reading “5 Insider Tips To Pick An Awesome Ski Resort For Your Family”

  Germany is packed with idyllic architecture, wonderful folk tales and lush mountain scenery – all served with an alpine welcome and an ice-cold stein of local beer. And the best of all that Deutsch delight can be found at our favourite – and only – German ski resort. Enter Ruhpolding. Bavaria Fairytale castles, fragrant forests and shuttered alpine chalets – the classic image of Germany comes from the southeastern state of Bavaria, in which Ruhpolding can be found. Its meadows, rivers and distinctive culture…Continue Reading “Ruhpolding – Bavaria’s Best”

This article was written by Paul Rudd, Overseas IT Support for Crystal Ski Holidays in Chamonix, France. The morning started early, Pink Floyd’s ‘The Great Gig in the Sky’ waking me at 6:30am.  We were due to meet our guide who would take us down the Vallée Blanche at 07:45, and the weather forecast was good. There had been snowfall the night before and as I opened the curtains, I was greeted by clear skies – a pale blue dawn as the sun began to…Continue Reading “Getting More From The Mountain: Adventures in the Vallée Blanche”