Banff National Park, Canada

The Canadian province of Alberta is home to some of the best skiing and boarding in North America. Banff, Jasper and Lake Louise are resorts full of powdery pistes, panoramic scenery and friendly locals. Here are our top six reasons to go skiing in the Canadian Rockies. Just so you know, this is a paid blog. We’ve worked with Travel Alberta to bring you expert info and tips for holidays to Alberta in Canada. 1. THE SKI AREAS ARE BIG Each ski area covers thousands…Continue Reading “6 REASONS TO GO SKIING IN ALBERTA”

Crystal Ski Holidays

Reckon you’ve wrapped your head around ski jargon? Well, you might know your chairlifts from your gondolas, and the difference between powder and moguls – but to really look like a pro on the mountain, you’ve got to speak the slang. Check out our list of the top ski slang terms, put together by our expert staff at Crystal Hubs around the UK. Allez, allez: French for ‘chop, chop’ or ‘go, go’ – often said by ski instructors in France to encourage people in lessons….Continue Reading “LOOK LIKE A PRO ON THE SLOPES: A BEGINNER’S GUIDE TO SKI SLANG”

Group skiing at the Snozone

Dreaming of fresh snowfall, peak views and crisp mountain air? Get your fill of the slopes in between ski seasons at the Snozone indoor snow centres in Milton Keynes and Castleford. They’ve both got a nursery area, a gentle blue run and a few drag lifts, so you can ski or board on real snow any time of the year. Here are our top five reasons to go… Learn to ski or snowboard If you’ve never tried skiing or boarding before, visiting an indoor snow…Continue Reading “5 REASONS TO GO TO THE SNOZONE INDOOR SNOW CENTRES”