Forget spending New Year’s Eve at home this year. You could be blasting around the mountains, diving into deep powder and ringing in 2024 watching fireworks on the mountain! Check out OnTheSnow’s top resorts for a New Year ski holiday. And if you act quickly you can bag New Year ski deals! Best resorts for
Snow report Europe 3/12/23: Bumper snowfalls for the Alps! Early-season snowfall has got skiers extremely excited for the 2023-24 ski season!! A number of snowstorms rolled in across the Alps through November, bringing substantial powder dumps. Just this past week, we have seen a metre of powder to high-altitude resorts in France, Austria and Switzerland
Small ski resorts focus on the essentials of skiing: well-groomed slopes, affordable lift passes and a family-friendly atmosphere. Big-name resorts boast vast ski areas that undoubtedly look impressive on paper, but even experts in the best shape of their life would struggle to cover this much terrain on one ski holiday. There is a tendency
It’s snowing in the Alps! If you haven’t already booked your ski holiday, check out these latest powder pictures and try not to drool! Snowing in the Alps!!! Checkout our 72-hour snowfall totals! There’s been a whopping 155cm for Tignes; half a metre for Val Thorens and Alpe d’Huez; and 30cm+ for Val d’Isere, Chamonix,
Update (30/11/23): Heavy snow blankets the Alps – is this a sign of an El Niño weather pattern? After a mild October, the Alps has seen consistently cold temperatures in November and some huge early snowfalls. Check out our latest snow pictures here: ‘It’s snowing in the Alps 30/11/23‘ Ski bookings are reportedly up on
A skier for many years with 12 winter seasons under his belt, James Young has plenty of advice for those wondering whether to hire skis at the resort or travel with their own equipment. I chose to hire skis and boots on my first ski holiday to the Alps. The ski boots were extremely painful,
A ski resort with terrain for all levels and closeby lodging, lots of apres ski activities and a good ski school make for great vacations on snow.