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5 Benefits To Booking Your Ski Holiday Early

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It’s that time of year again. The snow has melted, the ski blues have kicked in and it’s time to put the ski clothes away for another season. It won’t be long until the school summer holidays are in full swing and you’ll be in the summer spirit not thinking about the mountains but enjoying your time on the beach. BUT There is there are many benefits to booking a ski holiday early and we have shortlisted the top 5 just for you. Book it … Continue reading

Meribel Events & Activities

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snow shoeing

Meribel, like all other ski resorts, is mainly about skiing, but Meribel does have plenty of alternatives for those non-skiers or those looking for something extra.  If you fancy a day off the slopes, here is a great selection of activities for you.   Walking or Snow Shoeing There are many scenic walks around Meribel and Mottaret as well as the nearby valley of Courchevel and La Tania, which the pedestrian pass covers.  In fact, Mottaret has walked into a nature reserve where no skiers … Continue reading

Tignes Mountain Restaurants

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We know how important refuelling is on a ski holiday and Tignes does not disappoint on the gastronomy front. Lo Soli  +33 4 79 06 07 42 Easy to find – in the big mountain restaurant complex just to the left as you get off the top of the Chaudannes chair from Tignes-le-Lac. They do lovely stews here, and you can sit by the fire if it’s cold, or soak up the views from the terrace if it’s sunny. Book ahead to be sure of a table. … Continue reading

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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Vail

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