Welcome to the Powder White Blog, a one stop shop for everything thats going on in skiing, snowboarding to whats going on in popular Alpine ski resorts in France, Austria & Switzerland. Get the latest news and event info direct from the resorts, view our favourite collection of ski videos and images, find out the latest weather for your destination including our infamous snow report or simply join us as we explore the world of skiing and snowboarding as well as finding the best ski deals & offers on the web.

Warren Smith – Ski Biomechanics

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We have been in partnership with Warren Smith for many years now, where we combine our Verbier Catered Chalets with their incredible Academy Course.  Last night (24th October 2016) I was invited to attend the Warren Smith Ski Technique Lab Workshop at the Ellis Brigham Store in Covent Garden (It is MASSIVE in there if you haven’t been before!) Warren Smith. In the workshop, it was broken down into three key areas to help improve your ski technique and prevent injury. These areas are: Correct Ski Leg Flex Pattern Skier … Continue reading

Keen For Tignes

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If you are looking for a snow sure resort, with lots of entertainment and it caters for all levels of skier and snowboarder, then Tignes is the one for you! Why Be Keen For Tignes? Tignes’ altitude means its snow is almost always in good condition too: especially up on the Grande Motte glacier, where the cover will stay soft and wintry in all but the steamiest spring thaw. As a result, it’s one of the best resorts in the Alps for an Easter skiing … Continue reading

We All Have That One Friend

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We have all seen a handful of these people on the slopes, so where do your friends fit in? Here are 21 classic people you will see on the mountains. friend   1. The friend who ‘THINKS’ goggle marks are cool 2. The snowboarder who scrapes all the snow away 3. The skier who only has snowboarder friends 4. The friend who only gets hand-me-downs 5.The friend who prats around in lessons 6. That friend who can’t use T bar lifts 7. The friend who only cares about powder 8. The friend who … Continue reading

British Airways Partners With Powder White

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British Airways

We are delighted to announce that British Airways has chosen Powder White as their exclusive ski holiday partner.   This season, Powder White are proud to announce their exclusive ski partnership with British Airways Holidays. This partnership will offer a range of more than 500 three to five star hotels, apartments and chalets across 75 well-known ski resorts. To celebrate the launch, Made in Chelsea’s Lucy Watson and James Dunmore swapped Sloane Square for a snow globe in a ski inspired photo shoot at London Heathrow. Kitted … Continue reading

The Mountains Are Calling, But First…

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Who else is getting this call? If so, you want to be ready to answer it the best way possible. So here are some events to help you get ready to answer the mountains. mountains Chel*Ski, UK Yes, it is exactly what is says on the tin. Skiing in Chelsea. Chel-ski is just off the King’s Road, offers two remote-controlled treadmill-like slopes that rotate uphill and claims it can teach beginners skiing basics far more quickly than on snow. I was lucky enough to get a exclusive invitation to go … Continue reading

Why-fi Val Thorens?

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So over the years Val Thorens has had it’s ups and downs. The surrounding peaks make for a stunning skyline but in a blizzard the resort can be a little bleak and back in the 70’s Val Thorens started adding in their ‘ugly apartment blocks’ which was described as ‘like living in Croydon’. But give credit where it is due, they have recently invested large amounts of money in developing new and stylish apartment blocks making it more sophisticated like its sister resorts, Courchevel and Meribel. It is also one of … Continue reading

Looking For Quality Powder?

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Powder Day

This one goes out to all the powder hounds! At Powder White we know a thing or two about great powder in the Alps, especially with 100 seasons between everyone in the office.   Verbier, Switzerland Powder White works closely with Verbier Ski Experts Warren Smith who have provided us with their top two Powder routes. Bruson-  Level: Advanced powder riders On a deep snowy powder day head over the nearby ski village of Bruson. A new super fast gondola now links Verbier to Bruson making it the perfect … Continue reading

Stay Away From St Anton!

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You will thank me for sharing this to you, so please share with others who are thinking of going this season! 1. They Never Build Anything New View more information here 2. The Views Are Terrible 3. The Night Views Are Just As Bad! 4. The Ski Area Is Tiny And Only 305 km Of Downhill Slopes Click to make the piste map bigger. 5.Chalets Are Old And Too Close To The Slopes 6. They Don’t Celebrate Christmas 7. All Rocks No Powder! 8. Apres Ski Is Quiet … Continue reading

Save Up To £254pp On Catered Chalets

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15% Off Chalets

Last chance to save up to £254 per person off your catered chalet this Christmas and New Year. This offer will end on Sunday 4th September at 16:00. Still undecided? Here are some final reasons why you will love skiing over Christmas and New Year. Feeling Lazy? Click here and we will do all the research for you with our top recommendations. Christmas Week Date: Tuesday 20th December to Tuesday 27th December 2016 Recommended Resorts: Courchevel, Meribel, Val d’Isere, Verbier and St Anton.  Benefits: No washing. No … Continue reading

What Ski Accommodation Is Right For You?

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Over the years, a common questions that kept arising to our sales team was: “What ski accommodation should I go for… what is included?” So here, to get you started, I have created this blog to help you understand what ski accommodation will best suit your needs…or if you are feeling a bit lazy, get in touch with one of our holiday experts and they can do all the hard work for you! Just don’t tell them I said that. Catered Ski Chalets What is it? A catered ski … Continue reading