Ski Articles

Skiing articles & knowledge bank
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    Winter Insider's Guides

    Nothing tops the insider knowledge of our experts (or shall we say ski-perts?) over here at Inghams HQ. From travel insurance, to finding the best pistes and slopes in resorts, through to the liveliest après ski bars across the world, we’ve got it all covered. Always with our fingers on the pulse and our boots in the snow, we have complied these handy Insider’s Guides to bring you the best of what the mountains have to offer... Find out more...

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    The James Bond Skiing Hall of Fame

    Since his first appearance on the slopes, James Bond has always had a link with skiing. He's appeared on the slopes in 5 different films and, after appearing in the Ötztal Valley in Austria during filming for Spectre, it looks like there's more skiing in Bond's legs yet! Find out more...

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    Ski Tirol Austria

    Ski in Tirol, one of the world's leading ski destinations, and you'll have access to 1,300 lifts and 3,500 km of superbly groomed slopes across a host of sensational resorts, not least the big three of St. Anton, Mayrhofen and Kitzbühel. Find out more...

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    Warren Smith Ski Academy

    Ever wanted to dedicate a week to improving your skiing? We have the perfect answer. Find out more...

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    History of Skiing

    It is thought that Skiing started in Northern Europe and Asia thousands of years ago. The first skis were made from strapping the bones of large animals to the toe of their boots using leather strips! Find out more...

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    Skiing in North America

    Why ski in Canada or the USA?In my opinion the effort of making the non-stop flight across the Atlantic is well justified by three key reasons:• Great snow • Friendly service • No queues Find out more...

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    Royal Resorts

    If you’re looking for inspiration on where to ski this year or next, in the spirit of Kate and William's Wedding of the Year, then why not consider following in the tracks of royalty? See our feature below on resorts where you can ski like the royals – but without the princely sums. Find out more...

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    Skiing in Europe

    Why Ski in Europe? Whether it’s Les Trois Vallees or L’Espace Killy, The Milky Way, Sella Ronda or GrandValira, if covering ground is your passion then look no further. Ski all day every day of your holiday and you needn’t do the same combination of pistes twice. Each day brings new challenges and new vistas across the pristine mountain environment. Find out more...

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    Austria for beginners - perfect for learning to ski

    Austria is a wonderful place to learn to ski. The gentle slopes of its traditional villages are a flattering place to start and facilities are first class. This is the birthplace of skiing, and the ski schools are some of the oldest and most famous in the world. Best of all, it is great value for money, the scenery is beautiful and there is plenty to enjoy off the slopes if you need to take a rest!Find out more...

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    Austria Skiing- an intermediates skiers paradise

    Come to the Circus! An Intermediate's ParadiseNowhere does ski circuses better than Austria. These extensive ski areas, made up of several villages linked together are ideal for intermediates who love clocking up the miles. Expect endless days of cruising reds and blues, from village to village with plenty of scenic stops at mountain huts for lunch or a gluhwein along the way. Find out more...

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    Austria skiing for advanced skiers

    Austria attracts seasoned skiers and boarders from all over the world looking for fresh challenges, and it's no wonder. Whether its powder, gullies, moguls, fast reds or steep blacks, Austria's famous much loved resorts never fail to deliver.Find out more...

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    Best Snowboarding Resorts

    ...for off-piste, powder, snowparks and freestyle competitions.What has also become increasingly important and are worth a special mention, are snowparks which use natural materials and make full use of the resort's natural terrain be it wood, earth, trees or rocks rather than man made plastics and metal. Find out more...

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    Ski Area - intermediate and advanced skiing

    Inghams skiing holidays brings you the best ski areas for intermediates and advanced skiers from Andorra to North America. More about the best ski resorts for Intermediate and Advanced skiing here Find out more...

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    Best Resorts for Intermediates

    Skiing with Inghams means you can make the most out of your holiday experience. Whether you want to perfect your carving technique, master the moguls or try heli-skiing, we have many of the world’s best resorts in our programme and here are our recommendations for some unforgettable experiences. Find out more...

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    Best Resorts for Advanced & Freeskiers

    If you love to spend your holiday in the park or off the piste, take a look at where we can recommend for you! Find out more...

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    Best resorts for foodies

    For many, the holiday is a chance to break loose from the restraining shackles of a diet, a week of letting go of the salads and ensuring you replace the many calories you will lose whilst out mastering the slopes. Find out more...

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    FIS Ski World Cup Disciplines

    With the FIS Ski World Cup having just kicked off for the season, we thought we'd give you our favourite venues for each discipline! Find out more...

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    Ski or Snowboard Fernie or Kimberley in British Columbia, Canada

    The resorts of Fernie and Kimberley in British Columbia enjoy excellent snowfall records and deliver stunning mountain scenery and perfect piste conditions. In resort you can enjoy warm, friendly Canadian hospitality and hearty meals. Find out more...

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    Skiing at the Movies!

    To get you excited we’ve put together a line-up of famous films that have scenes including our favourite pastime, skiing!We're featuring scenes that were shot across: Austria, Canada, Switzerland, France, USA and Italy.So grab some popcorn, watch these quirky films and see what great deals we've got for you. Find out more...