Ski resorts are not all created equal. As a newbie skier or snowboarder, picking the right resort for you could lead to a lifetime passion for the sport. Picking the wrong resort on the other hand might leave you feeling wet, cold, and frustrated. Excellent ski schools and plenty of gentle runs on which to
When Brits start planning a ski trip, there’s an eternal question that needs answering. Mainland Europe or America? But, that forgets that you can go skiing right here in the UK. It’s time to discuss Scottish skiing. Before the advent of cheap flights, Scottish slopes were the only place most Brits got a taste of
Make your first ski break with the kids a successful one. Here’s our guide to a happy, stress-free family ski holiday. Before we begin, here’s the moral of the story: poor prep before a normal holiday equals stress, but poor prep (or in the case of my Dad – no prep) before a skiing trip
A skier for many years with lots of winter seasons under his belt, James Young has plenty of advice for those wondering whether to travel with skis or hire equipment on the slopes. The ski hire boots on my first ski holiday were extremely painful, near impossible to get into and smelled like someone with
Covid-19 has had an enormous impact on skiing holidays. For much of the last year ‘will skiing happen in 2021/22’ was a question on everyone’s lips. The answer currently stands at a tentative: yes. However, if you do manage to make it out to a ski resort this year, things won’t be operating in the same
Oh, sure, you can fly to or near your favorite resort, but that’s not much fun and may take a long time when you add in airport hassles. What if you could travel by ski train and reach your resort within a few hours? Wouldn’t it be nice to start your ski holiday from the
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.