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8 Top Chalets for the 2015/16 Ski Season

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The 2015/16 ski season is fast approaching and before we know it The Alps will be knee deep in snow once again. Each week across our Facebook, Twitter and Instagram pages we’ve been showcasing some of our favourite Chalets, all of which are new for the upcoming ski season. The beauty of Powder White ski chalets is that they come fully catered with your very own chalet hosts. This means food and drink is included in the price of your chalet (not to mention delicious). … Continue reading

How to Book a Ski Holiday

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Booking a ski holiday seems a pretty straight-forward task but is strewn with pitfalls and often ends with disappointment. Here at Powder White we are embarking on our 13th ski season and have literally booked thousands of ski holidays for people, be they catered chalets, hotel holidays or self catered accommodation. Following are some simple guidelines that will help you consider what is important when you book a ski holiday so that you end up with the skiing holiday that you want (whether it be … Continue reading

LED Lightsuit Skiing

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We thought this video of LED Lightsuit skiers at night was truly inspiring and could not resist posting it to share. (kudos to the video editor also). If you like the video, please share it with your friends. AFTERGLOW – Lightsuit Segment from Sweetgrass Productions on Vimeo.

Exclusive Partnership with Warren Smith – An Introduction

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Exclusive Partnership with Warren Smith Ski Academy – An Introduction Powder White is pleased to announce an exclusive partnership with the Warren Smith Ski Academy and the appointment of Warren Smith as the Powder White Skills Editor. The Warren Smith Ski Academy has become the most well reknowned ski schools in Verbier, taking a fresh approach to ski tuition by combining traditional ski coaching with two additional elements: ski biomechanics and ski physiology. This approach actually guarantees results, breaking bad habits that skiers may have … Continue reading

How to get a job as a Chalet Host

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At Powder White we have started the long and rigorous process of selecting over 100 chalet hosts for the 2014/15 Ski Season. We thought that we would share with you some top tips on securing your job as a chalet host with any operator and enjoying a fun filled five months in the mountains.   1. Make sure that your CV show that you are a hard worker The Chalet Host’s job is hard work – there are no two ways about it. You normally … Continue reading

New Chalets in Meribel, Val d’isere and St Anton

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Powder White is proud to announce the introduction of 3 new properties to our line of ski chalets in Meribel , Val d’Isere and St Anton. Read a short description then click on each property for full details, pictures, prices and availability. The Patrice – Meribel The Patrice is a large free-standing chalet accommodating large groups of up to 24 people, perfect for large families and groups. Situated just couple of minutes walk from the main square including shops & restaurants and with easy access … Continue reading

Staff Slopestyle Ski Lessons in Meribel

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The staff at Powder White Ltd took a day out to hone their skiing skills with New Generation Ski School in Meribel, France. The staff engaged in Slopestyle ski lessons consisting of an 8 hour day covering skills & tricks such as 180s and ski switch with style and confidence. See the video below which was recorded for fun, not to showcase the ski lessons, as you would expect, there is so much more to experience! Ski lessons and ski hire can be booked via … Continue reading

Ski Chalets in Switzerland France & Austria

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Enjoy the traditional chalet experience in Switzerland, France & Austria If you are looking for a traditional ski holiday experience then I highly recommend booking one of the many chalets in France Switzerland or Austria where the old school charm of a wooden cabin will provide the essence of a true Alpine adventure. These three countries have a steep history in skiing but chalets were around long before the ski holiday became popular. Due to the cold temperatures in the Alps and the copious availability of … Continue reading