There’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?”

We’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”

While serious skiing injuries are not as common as they are made out to be (around 2-4 per 1000 skier days), this can disrupt a ski break for the injured skier/boarder and even  family or friends on the holiday. With the right preparation, your memory of the slopes will stay as pristine as the powder. Here are our top ten tips for staying safe and avoiding injuries while out on the slopes: 1. Are you fit to ski? A lack of fitness is a prime cause of skiing injuries….Continue Reading “10 top tips for preventing skiing injuries”

Off-piste skiing; a safe how-to guide

CorbetsFor advanced skiers going off-piste can be an exhilarating experience.

So when we were asked by our facebook community to provide some guidelines for how to (safely) take on the coveted powder found by going off the marked pistes, well, we couldn’t let our community down. Here’s a few hints and tips to help you get the most from your search for powder.

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Preparation is the key to ensuring a happy and safe ski holiday in the mountains. Whether you are pre-booking equipment, packing your case or getting fit for long days on the slopes – follow this ski safety advice to get the most out of your ski holidays. Get fit for the ski season Skiing is a physically demanding sport, with poor fitness causing many problems and injuries on the slopes. Prepare for your skiing holiday by getting in shape before you arrive at the resort….Continue Reading “Ski Holiday Safety Advice”