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

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

Discover Your Avoriaz

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The vast ski area, family friendly accommodation, a wide range of non-ski activities and now well known for hosting Snowboxx festival… Boredom is non-existent in Avoriaz.     The resort The purpose built resort is position on a sloping shelf above a dramatic high cliff a few km from Morzine. Avoriaz is a traffic free resort, so you can except for the odd horse-drawn carriage passing by. Every single accommodation in Avoriaz is ski-in/ski-out – it was purpose built to this effect, making Avoriaz a very … Continue reading

Ski Verbier Resort Guide

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powder white ski chalets in verbier

Verbier in Switzerland is legendary for its outstanding skiing in the 4 valleys, fantastic après ski atmosphere and a cosmopolitan lifestyle.   Powder White had their first chalet in Verbier back in 2003/2004 and it’s still one of the top-selling resorts to this day. Why? Well, let me break it down for you…   Overview of Verbier  Positioned on a sun-drenched south-west facing plateau, the town centre retains a special charm from the chalet-style buildings that give it a large Alpine village feel in its own … Continue reading

Driving To The Alps

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Driving to the alps is a great way to enjoy the beautiful scenery, reduce your carbon footprint, avoid the busy half term airports, ludicrously prices of flight tickets and get a few boxes of the good stuff… wine. The alps are easily accessible via an excellent network of motorways and by far the most flexible way to travel. After speaking to previous guests who drove to the Alps and the Powder White experts, I have listed the top benefits for your knowledge. Benefit of Driving No … Continue reading

Need A (Ski) Lift?

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Ten’s of millions of Euros have been spent on improving ski lifts across Europe for the 2016/17 ski season. In this blog, I will present to you the new lifts in Austrian, French and Swiss Resorts. Let’s start with the biggest development which will change skiing in St Anton forever! St Anton, Austria Four new lifts in the Arlberg – built at a cost of €45 million  – will create the biggest lift-linked ski area in Austria and one of the biggest in the Alps. You … 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

Looking For Quality Powder?

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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

New to Val d’Isère 2016/17

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Val d’Isere is a fantastic resort for piste skiing, back country, nightlife and of course apres ski. So here are some more reason why to go this year! Gondola Upgrade “New gondola for 16-17 is the biggest news in a decade for Val d’Isère” The Solaise gondola is the last phase of the two-year €16 million redevelopment, reaching 2500m at the top. The new gondola will include: 10-person gondola with 91 cabins 7-minute journey making it one of the fastest in the world 40% more capacity Heated seats … Continue reading