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Why Saalbach is the Best Ski Resort in the World

7 October 2016

This article was written by Amy Rout, Marketing Assistant at Crystal Ski Holidays and ex-Ski Rep in Saalbach, Austria.  Throwback to a Wednesday during winter 15/16. I didn’t make first lifts, but I’m not going to beat myself up about it. It’s lovely and sunny, there’s powder on the slopes and I’m with some of my […]

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7 Ski Hairstyles To Avoid Helmet Hair

30 September 2016

It might seem insignificant to some, but to others the struggle is real. Some might scoff and mutter about how trivial it is, but here at Crystal we appreciate the importance having the perfect ski hairstyles to hold your hair in place on the slopes, without ending up at après-ski taming wind-kissed, wild tangles into submission. There are a […]

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Why Val Thorens is one of the greatest resorts on Earth

24 August 2016

Stu Brown is based in Liverpool, works in Digital Marketing and is a keen skier. His blog, Lifetime Backpacker, is a world travel and food blog, documenting his adventures in the UK and abroad. Earlier this year, Stu hit the mountain in Val Thorens, France – and loved it so much he wrote this article about […]

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Our guide to skiing the other side of Italy

19 August 2016

It’s easy to get tunnel vision when talking about Italian skiing: the Milky Way and the gargantuan Dolomiti Superski tend to grab – and run off with – everybody’s attention. And justifiably so, they offer some of the best and most picturesque skiing in Europe. There’s more to Italy than the big names though, and […]

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Our Guide to the Milky Way ski area

4 July 2016

What do you want from your ski holiday? Stunning scenery? Amazing après? Tons of off-piste action? 400km of world-class skiing? If the answer is ‘all of the above’, the Milky Way‘s got you covered. Despite being occasionally (and unfairly) overlooked in favour of some of Western Europe’s better-known ski areas, the Milky Way has been […]

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