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The 3 Commands For First Time Skiers…

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Are You First-Time Skiers? Here Are 3 Things You Must Know First Time Skiers. If you’re counting down the days or weeks to a ski break, we have just the blog post for you. In and amongst the packing and making sure you have all the right insurances set up – cover against mishaps on the snow is vital if you’re hitting the slopes – you’re probably glad of a few more helpful hints when it comes to things to remember. Have you got your … Continue reading

Top 5 Easter Ski Resorts

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Easter Ski Resorts With Powder White

Why is Easter skiing one of the best times to go? Easter Ski Resorts  With the days lengthening, bluebird days and cheaper prices compare to February Half-Term prices, it can be a great time for all the family to enjoy a dose of snow. The one thing I would say is to stay high. There is always a chance of powder dumps to happen during March and April time. You can read more reasons to ski in spring skiing in my previous blog. In the Alps you … Continue reading

Learn to 360 on skis & snowboard

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Want to know how to do a 360 on Skis or snowboard? It is not as difficult as you think. If you are an intermediate skier and boarder, you may feel it’s time to learn a few more skills & tricks so let us describe how to do a 360. Of course put safety first and ensure you have the correct safety gear on and that the slopes are clear of other skiers. Please wear a helmet and snowboards you could wear wrist guards to … Continue reading

80cm of Fresh Powder!

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Four days of heavy snow fall has left nearly 80cm of fresh powder in parts of the western Alps. The French resorts in particular have done well! With up to 70cm in the Courchevel and Meribel, 60cm in Val d’Isere and 55cm in Verbier. All these resorts got more snow today. It hasn’t been so heavy, but it’s likely to have brought the five-day total to 80cm in places.   Meribel Courchevel It’s snowing ❄️ A big snow storm is sweeping across the alps this … Continue reading

Reasons “NOT” To Go Spring Skiing

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You will thank me for sharing this with you, so please share with others who are thinking of going Spring Skiing! Too hot to ski! I mean, who wants to ski when the sun is always out, everyone is in jumpers, t-shirts… or topless! Unexpected Powder Dumps. Taken by one of our guests last year. Powder? In Spring? I didn’t come here for this #sunshine #slush #dump #valdisere #ski #alps #snow A video posted by Dan A (@dandanois) on Apr 13, 2016 at 8:47am PDT … Continue reading

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