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

Terribly Great Ski Holiday Tips

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Here are some obvious and not so obvious tips to remember when going away this year. Which ones are you favourite?   1. To soften ski boots for the morning, stand by radiator or put on heated boot rack. 2. Put a chocolate bar / oats bar in your pocket in the morning for that essential mid-morning snack. Try and get a snack with high carbohydrates as it will provide you with more energy. Battle oats are a great energy provider! 3. Make your lunch … Continue reading

Ski Bug Hits The Alps!

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DO YOU HAVE THE SKI BUG? People all over the world have been infected by a highly contagious winter bug developed from the environment of the mountain. We have noticed our guests coming back from their holiday with the following symptoms… Read below to see if you have the ski bug. Be warned. These images may cause you to smile and give you a butterfly sensation in the lower gut… For emergency bookings, please call +4420 8877 8888 1.Addiction Nearly all will become addicted to the … Continue reading

Meribel… What Is All The Fuss About?

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Why Méribel is viewed as one of the best ski resorts in the Alps? You’ve definitely heard of Méribel. It is a renowned resort in the ski industry and French Alps in particular. Brits flock to this resort each year – but why? What’s all the fuss about in Méribel? Let me tell you… 600 kilometres of Skiing! The 3 Valleys is the ski area consisting of Courchevel, Méribel and Val Thorens. These three major resorts – both in size and in popularity – combine to create … Continue reading

Courchevel – The Hidden Truth

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Courchevel is known for its lavish and upper-class lifestyle, sipping champagne and knocking back oysters on the slopes. I mean yes, this still happens but there is more to Courchevel than meets the eye and here I will explain the hidden truths. BUT FIRST! Have you seen the recent snow in Courchevel?! On Friday 11th November, skiers and snowboarders were out on the slopes of Courchevel, enjoying the fresh powder from last week. Our Overseas Manager was in Courchevel last week and explained: “it was more like … Continue reading

40cm Snow Storm Hits The Alps!

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The photo above was taken over the weekend from one of our team members overlooking the Hotel Portetta and the Belvedere piste. Heavy snow has hit the Alps and more is expected from today until next week! Up to 30cm of snow coated the Alps, especially in Avoriaz and Val Thorens. However, the winning resorts goes to St Anton, who got up to 40cm at the top! As you can see from a collection of Webcam shots below, the snow is covering nearly all resorts across the Alps. Freezing point was as … 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

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