Facebook0TwitteremailThere’s nothing like brisk mountain air to wake you up and get you going for a day’s skiing But whether it’s a bluebird day or -20°C , it’s never too cold to ski. 6 top tips for keeping cosy 1. Wrap up warm We’re talking all the layers – thermal base layers, jumpers and hats along with your waterproof ski jacket and salopettes. Get the right gear and you’ll be toasty all day. Have a read of our ultimate guide on what to wear when…Continue Reading “WHEN IS IT TOO COLD TO SKI?”

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Facebook0TwitteremailChristmas 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”

Facebook0TwitteremailWe’ve teamed up with ABTA’s #skisafe campaign to make sure you’re properly prepped for your ski holiday, especially when it comes to safety. Here are our top tips for staying safe on and off the mountain… Get fit Prep your body for the piste to help avoid those day-two aches and pains. Check out our guide to getting ski fit and have a go at Slopercise – a series of workouts specifically designed to get your body ready for the mountains. Travel with insurance One that’s…Continue Reading “HOW TO STAY #SKISAFE ON THE MOUNTAIN”

Facebook0TwitteremailSo your holiday’s booked, you’ve bragged about it to everyone who’ll listen, and the kids are practising their best snowball fight technique – now you just need to work out what to pack. Make a list and check it twice Packing for a ski trip takes a little more planning than your average summer holiday – t-shirts and flip flops won’t cut it when you’re spending a week in the snow-covered mountains – so we’ve put together a list of all the essentials. If it’s…Continue Reading “PACKING FOR A FAMILY SKI TRIP”

Facebook0TwitteremailYou need to buy a ski jacket but there’s a bewildering array of brightly coloured and expensive-looking options available. By breaking down the different specs and explaining away the jargon, we’ll help you find the right outerwear for your mountain adventures. Insulated or shell? The first decision you have to make is how much you want to fork out – whether you aim towards the top of the price range with an insulated jacket, or opt for a waterproof outer shell, which will be cheaper,…Continue Reading “WHAT TO LOOK FOR WHEN BUYING A SKI JACKET”