A history of Levi (why cross country is the new downhill)

Lapland is a region which spans across Norway, Sweden, Finland and into North Western parts of Russia. Finland is often spoken about as a Scandinavian country and although it has similar landscapes and political stances to its Western and Southern neighbours, it is not in fact a part of Scandinavia. A more correct term for

Top 5 Ski Apps

With each year that passes, technology is getting more and more advanced and the ski industry is not exempt from this progress. There are new ski and snowboard apps emerging all the time, afterall, it’s snowing somewhere! The idea behind these apps is predominantly to track your skiing and snowboarding speed, the distance you’ve skied

Val Thorens: Officially The Best Ski Resort In The World

Now just to clarify, and to add some authenticity to Val Thorens claim of the best ski resort in the world, the resort was in fact voted as the best ski resort in The World at the World Travel Awards for last two years running… Now you can’t argue with that! Or at least you

Teach 80 to Ski

On Saturday 8th November to celebrate our 80th anniversary we took on the challenge of teaching 80 beginners to ski. With the help of our friends at Skiplex we arranged for guests to come and have a go on the slopes at the Reading centre. It wouldn’t be right to celebrate our anniversary without wearing

Learn to Ski with Skiplex

We at Inghams have recently launched an exciting partnership with Skiplex! If you book with us before the 30th November you will get a free ski lesson at your nearest centre in the UK. Skiplex is effectively a giant revolving treadmill which can change in speed and gradient to suit your ability and needs. A

Let’s hear it for on-piste skiing!

Arnie Wilson talks to Chris Haworth, ‘Ski and Board’ magazine’s fitness editor, who’s come up with a fascinating argument for getting more pleasure from skiing on the piste. It may not sound as cool – but just think about it! This is one of Tommy Cooper’s (remember him?) daft jokes: “I went to the doctor

Grab your skis to lose lbs

Cosmopolitan’s fitness columnist Niko Algieri has revealed some of the fitness benefits of our favourite sport.  Not only do you burn lots of calories whilst skiing but you also tone a variety of core and leg muscles.  Niko suggests one way to motivate yourself to lose weight and tone up is to have a target