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Discover Your Avoriaz

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The vast ski area, family friendly accommodation, a wide range of non-ski activities and now well known for hosting Snowboxx festival… Boredom is non-existent in Avoriaz.     The resort The purpose built resort is position on a sloping shelf above a dramatic high cliff a few km from Morzine. Avoriaz is a traffic free resort, so you can except for the odd horse-drawn carriage passing by. Every single accommodation in Avoriaz is ski-in/ski-out – it was purpose built to this effect, making Avoriaz a very … Continue reading

Improve Your Ski Technique Today!

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In this blog, I will provide you with the best Ski Technique tips on how to take on: Powder, Crud, Moguls and Pistes. There isn’t a one-size-fits-all Ski Technique when it comes to the various types of ski conditions, as your method and sometimes your equipment selection is dependent upon what kind of elements you’re working with at the time. Whether you’re just beginning to dip your toes into the world of skiing, or you’re hoping to polish up your already sharp skills, it’s always useful … Continue reading

Ski Verbier Resort Guide

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Verbier in Switzerland is legendary for its outstanding skiing in the 4 valleys, fantastic après ski atmosphere and a cosmopolitan lifestyle.   Powder White had their first chalet in Verbier back in 2003/2004 and it’s still one of the top-selling resorts to this day. Why? Well, let me break it down for you…   Overview of Verbier  Positioned on a sun-drenched south-west facing plateau, the town centre retains a special charm from the chalet-style buildings that give it a large Alpine village feel in its own … Continue reading

Terribly Great Ski Holiday Tips

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Here are some obvious and not so obvious tips to remember when going away this year. Which ones are you favourite?   1. To soften ski boots for the morning, stand by radiator or put on heated boot rack. 2. Put a chocolate bar / oats bar in your pocket in the morning for that essential mid-morning snack. Try and get a snack with high carbohydrates as it will provide you with more energy. Battle oats are a great energy provider! 3. Make your lunch … Continue reading

Ski Bug Hits The Alps!

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DO YOU HAVE THE SKI BUG? People all over the world have been infected by a highly contagious winter bug developed from the environment of the mountain. We have noticed our guests coming back from their holiday with the following symptoms… Read below to see if you have the ski bug. Be warned. These images may cause you to smile and give you a butterfly sensation in the lower gut… For emergency bookings, please call +4420 8877 8888 1.Addiction Nearly all will become addicted to the … Continue reading

Driving To The Alps

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Driving to the alps is a great way to enjoy the beautiful scenery, reduce your carbon footprint, avoid the busy half term airports, ludicrously prices of flight tickets and get a few boxes of the good stuff… wine. The alps are easily accessible via an excellent network of motorways and by far the most flexible way to travel. After speaking to previous guests who drove to the Alps and the Powder White experts, I have listed the top benefits for your knowledge. Benefit of Driving No … Continue reading

Avoid Booking A Fake Ski Holiday

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It’s that time of year again when millions of people around the world look to spend their hard earned income on a delightful holiday in the mountains. Fake Ski Holiday But this also means it’s that time of year again where the unlucky few book a fake ski holiday. Please share this around so we can try our best to prevent people from getting stung by holiday scammers! Click the SHARE button below to spread the word. Fake Chalets Chalet Scams are not new but the lure of a cheap … Continue reading

Your Free Ski Fitness Plan…

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So you have you ski holiday planned and now you play the waiting game… Looking on Instagram and Facebook at all the uploaded snow photos and keeping up to date on Twitter with the recent snow fall…but have you thought about your ski fitness? Ski Fitness  Now, you might mentally feel ready but is your body ready for multiple days of shredding the slopes? Do you really want to be the person everyone waits for day after day, or do you want to be the Duracell Bunny of … Continue reading

Meribel… What Is All The Fuss About?

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Why Méribel is viewed as one of the best ski resorts in the Alps? You’ve definitely heard of Méribel. It is a renowned resort in the ski industry and French Alps in particular. Brits flock to this resort each year – but why? What’s all the fuss about in Méribel? Let me tell you… 600 kilometres of Skiing! The 3 Valleys is the ski area consisting of Courchevel, Méribel and Val Thorens. These three major resorts – both in size and in popularity – combine to create … Continue reading

Courchevel – The Hidden Truth

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Courchevel is known for its lavish and upper-class lifestyle, sipping champagne and knocking back oysters on the slopes. I mean yes, this still happens but there is more to Courchevel than meets the eye and here I will explain the hidden truths. BUT FIRST! Have you seen the recent snow in Courchevel?! On Friday 11th November, skiers and snowboarders were out on the slopes of Courchevel, enjoying the fresh powder from last week. Our Overseas Manager was in Courchevel last week and explained: “it was more like … Continue reading