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Top 5 Ski Bucket List Experiences

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With over 100-years skiing experience between us in the office, we know a thing or two when it comes to skiing in the best resorts. We’ve put together the ultimate Ski Bucket List Experiences, so you don’t have to. Here’s our pick of the 5 greatest ski and snowboard experiences. Brave the Hahnenkamm, Kitzbuhel This run is part of the World Cup ski races and is notorious for being the hardest course on the tour. World class skiers such as Hermann Maier (the Herminator), Bode … Continue reading

Traditional Ski Food You Must Try!

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French Traditional Ski Food

Are you a traditional ski foodie lover? How about dreaming of oozing creamy fondue in the Swiss alps? Or a sticky sweet French Tarte Tatin? What about the coffee-soaked sponge on fluffy whipped mascarpone in a perfectly formed Italian tiramisu? The foodie team at The Avenue Cookery School have compiled the traditional must-eats for your next Powder White adventure, so you can tuck into the best cuisine your ski resort has to offer. France, Val d’Isere Something savoury: Raclette Something sweet: Tarte Tatin Something alcoholic: … Continue reading

Tips On Planning A Trip To North America

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How to Plan a Trip To North America From Europe Planning a skiing adventure can be a thrilling experience, especially when the destination is out of your usual resort, as adventuring on the slopes is that much more enticing when you are simultaneously exploring new slopes. With our recent expansion of beautiful Hotels in both USA and Canada, we worked with top blogger Spencer Atwood top to develop this blog. We have a great range of American hotels in Vail, Breckenridge, Aspen, Keystone and Winter Park … Continue reading

The 10 Best Ski & Snowboard Films…EVER!

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We all love a good ski film. Whether it’s park rats sending it off monster kickers, retro back country snowboards dressed as unicorns or beautifully produced mountainous shots that leave you breathless. After spending the whole winter in a room watching multiple ski films, eating pizza and drinking beers, we have shortlisted the 10 best ski films of all time! Watch the full films here with Powder White. Claim (2008) Full Film HD – 1h 14m Matchstick Production created this award-winning approach that saw the … Continue reading

2017/18 Winter Flights From £63pp!

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This is not your usual blog post from us but we couldn’t help shout about the huge savings on flights and our chalet prices for 2017/18 are now live! At Powder White we love saving our guests money on flight deals. If you book today, you could get a London Gatwick to Geneva flight from £62pp over the Christmas and New Year period! *This price is from the time and date of the research conducted. The price will increase with the increase of sales…So you … Continue reading

Warren Smith Ski Technique Videos

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Free Ski Sessions - Intro

Welcome to our Ski Skills Series with Warren Smith Ski Academy. Learn the best tips and exercises to help you ski freeride terrain more consistently. Here are 13 FREE freeski technique videos that you can take to the mountains and practice. If you need an extra hand or want the full experience of the backcountry, get in touch with Warren Smith Ski Academy today. FREESKI SESSIONS – Introduction (Warren Smith Ski Academy) FREESKI SESSIONS – Pressure Control FREESKI SESSIONS – Posture + Core FREESKI SESSIONS – Pole … Continue reading

Top 3 End Of Season Ski Parties

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This blog goes out to those who love ski parties and apres ski!  After speaking to many seasonnaires, researching online and from my own personal experience, I have finally got the top 3 voted end of season parties in the Alps.  Snowbombing Where: Mayrhofen, Austria When: April 3 to 8 2017 Where to Stay: Hidden gem – Wohlfühl Hotel The family-run Wohlfühl Hotel-Garni Robert is a small but perfectly formed 4 star hotel close to the heart of Mayrhofen. It makes an ideal place for you … Continue reading

Essential Off Piste Safety Tips

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Everyone loves the white stuff… knee deep powder that is. We all have that inner urge to conquer some powder on our holidays, whether that is touring hours up the mountain or just off the side of the piste. At Powder White, we can find your perfect powder hound holiday today.  BUT!  With the recent spring ski powder and avalanches in Tignes, I wanted to share my own tips and research for keeping safe off piste. This is where you need to stop and think about these … Continue reading

The 3 Commands For First Time Skiers…

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First time skiers

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