About George Biffen

George Biffen is the newly recruited Online Marketing guru who is here to integrate Powder Whites marketing communication platforms, that drives a coherent and consistent message to our audience. George graduated from Oxford Brookes University in 2014 with a Business Marketing Management Degree. Since then he has been in the marketing field with a variety of companies. He also travelled around the world and completed a ski season in St Anton as one of our chalet hosts before securing a full-time job at Powder White HQ.

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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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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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