An upcoming London auction on 21st January will feature classic ski posters from the 1900s that paint a picture of the sport’s colourful history. The images take us back before the invention of the snowboard and Gore-Tex jackets, when skis were made purely from timber and white bonnets were the height of chic on the slopes.
The snow has arrived in earnest for 2016 and groups of skiers are excitedly booking their trips for later in the season. With January sales on everyone's mind and savings to be made across the Alps, we’re rolling out some spectacular discounts for those looking to ski in March and April.
Mild weather is dominating the Alps right now, but temperatures are expected to drop in January with more fresh snow to fall. Whilst it may not be the very strongest start to winter 2015/16, ski conditions in many resorts are good. The question is, where?
Whether you’re new to skiing or a seasoned expert, it pays to be safety-conscious – after all, skiing is an extreme sport and mishaps can happen. Below are 5 tips to help ensure that your ski holiday is exactly what it should be: nothing but ripping good fun.
Whether you’re planning your very first ski holiday, or you have a beginner in your midst and you want them to enjoy a positive introduction to the sport, we bring you 3 of the best resorts for those making their start on the snow.
Let’s face it, ski holidays aren’t exactly well-known for being cheap, but new research has revealed that the cost of a ski holiday is in fact falling. Prices for accommodation, ski hire, lessons and even food and drink have dramatically dropped this year compared to last season.
Across the pond in a land we like to call “Powder Heaven”, but most call “North America”, SKI Magazine and Forbes named their number 1 resorts for 2016. But who got it right?
Just because you like a bit of luxury, doesn’t mean you don’t also enjoy the distinct satisfaction that comes with getting a good deal on your ski holiday. With that in mind, here are our top picks for luxury ski chalets that you can book this season without breaking the bank.
Bellevarde Lodge Chablis in Val d'Isere
A new app developed by a team of physiotherapists aims to get skiers and boarders in top shape for the snow, reducing their risk of joint and muscle injury.
If you’re considering a ski trip across the pond to the States – and with their recent heavy snowfalls, we know we are – then you’ll want to check out the Epic Pass before sale ends this coming Sunday 22nd November. The pass provides complete, all-season lift access at some of the best ski destinations on the continent, all at incredible value for money.