The Best Ski Resorts for Spring Skiing

So you’re looking for a spring ski resort. You want somewhere that’s high and that has reliably kept the winter snow. You want somewhere with a wealth of exciting ski runs which will stay open long into the season. And there’s more to spring skiing than the mountain. There’s the atmosphere too. Spring skiing is

Beyond Skis: Ice Skating and Ice Hockey

We know you can go ice skating in this country, but nothing quite matches skating in the midst of a snow-bound, wintery landscape. Whether you’re twirling on the ice like Torvill and Dean, getting scrappy in an ice hockey match, or barely managing to go round in circles, ice skating is a hugely enjoyable activity

Beyond Skis: Bobsleigh and luge

Skiing isn’t the only epic winter sport you could be participating in this winter. The mountains are a veritable playground filled with adventurous activities. In our series Beyond Skis we’ll throw the spotlight on a specially selected winter sport that you can try on your next ski holiday. This week: bobsleigh. Bobsleigh is one of

5 Top ski events to look forward to in February

It might be the shortest month of the year but we think it’s one of the best. For many of us, with Half Term just around the corner, it’s the best time of year to ski with our families. We also have Pancake Day to look forward to and, of course, the 14 February is

5 Most exciting ski and snowboard events this January

Christmas and the New Year is over, everyone’s back at work, and everything is back to normal. There’s nothing left to look forward to or get excited about, right? Wrong! There are a ton of exciting ski and snowboard events taking place across the mountains this January, from some of the world’s most challenging sporting

Top 5 Alternative Ski Resorts for 2018

Visit an alternative ski resort this winter and avoid over-crowded slopes and expensive prices. Just because you choose to ski off the beaten track, it doesn’t mean your holiday won’t share the thrills and excitement you’d expect from a big name ski resort. In fact, we think the quality of skiing in these hidden gems

The most exciting snow festivals this winter

Just because there’s no Glastonbury Festival in 2018 doesn’t mean that you have to go without your yearly music festival fix. The snow festivals of the Alps are an important and exciting part of the yearly après ski calendar – and if you’ve never been to a music festival in the mountains before, this winter

Black Run Friday: Our favourite black runs

It’s time to paint it black – nothing on piste is sure to turn a skier or snowboarder whiter than a steep black run covered in car sized moguls. To celebrate Black Friday, we’re reflecting on our favourite non-colour and looking at the best black runs on the mountain. The Aiguille Rouge, Les Arcs Half