Skiing’s a sport – no one’s denying that. It’s exercise, and it can be tough and it can be tiring. No wonder then that after a hard day on the piste, après-ski has become almost as competitive as the main event. Resorts the world over fight it out to be crowned Top of the… Pubs? Back in 2016, we crowned Borovets, Bulgaria as Europe’s top après hotspot. Now though, we’d like to put forward a new contender. Enter Andorra Now the Pyrenean principality’s hardly a…Continue Reading “Hey, we’re going to… Andorra?”

It’s really important to make sure you’re prepared for your ski holiday, especially when it comes to safety. Whether you’re a beginner or an expert, check out five time olympic skier, Graham Bell’s top tips for staying #SkiSafe on and off the mountain… Before you head out on the snow: Get fit Take your free EHIC card Travel insurance On the slopes: Get the right gear Hire a guide Alcohol and skiing don’t mix Après Ski: Be drink aware Stick together Emergency contacts For more…Continue Reading “Staying #SkiSafe On And Off The Mountain”

How much is enough snow?

  It’s the million dollar question. “What’s the snow like?” Do you play the risky game of ‘ski-holiday-chicken’, hoping for a last minute ski deal in a resort with an amazing snow? Do you book early to get your preferred resort? Either way, from the moment you book until the moment you arrive in the mountains, it can be a tense time. One filled with constantly checking the snow depths of your chosen resorts. Hoping for those perfect conditions when it comes to your turn…Continue Reading “How much is enough snow?”

Where is the World’s Longest Ski Run?

All keen skiers know that there are few things better in life than a long ski run. The chance to build up speed without worrying when you are going to hit the bottom sends many snow fanatics into a daydream. This got us wondering – where in the world is the longest ski run? This is a long debated question. Our minds instantly leaped to the big Alpine resorts and then we reconsidered: North America has some serious mileage on offer. The Criteria The plot…Continue Reading “Where is the World’s Longest Ski Run?”

Skiing can be notoriously bad for the waistline. Although you’re burning calories on the slopes it can be hard to know where to draw the line off them. That’s why we’ve developed a skiing calorie calculator. After a day of carving fresh tracks, you can know the exact amount of calories you’ve burned and all the treats that you’ve earned – allowing you to have a guilt-free night of après ski.   Note: The below calorie calculator is designed to demonstrate the volume of calories…Continue Reading “Guilt Free Apres Ski – The Calories Burned From Skiing”