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Weird winter sports you need to know

Are you bored of boarding or anti-alpine skiing? Then perhaps we could interest you in some alternative means of getting down the mountain. Skiing and snowboarding are the most popular way of navigating the piste, but there’s more than one

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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

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It’s snowing in the Alps!

It’s the New Year and along with the standard fresh start you can also expect fresh snow. The weather websites are unanimous. Everywhere we look right now snow is either falling or it is forecast to fall, and in large

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Snowshoeing: a walk in the park

  “I have some free spaces for snowshoeing on Friday evening, would you and Charlotte like to go?”, asked Davina from Ski Connections one sunny day in Serre Chevalier.     I had memories of snowshoeing during my winter season

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Ski Essentials: A guide to your lift pass

    For anyone considering skiing, the prospect of forking out for a pricey lift pass can seem somewhat daunting. Selected a ski resort from hundreds of choices is tough enough; European, North American, urban city, rural village, cosy chalet,

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Top 10 Snow-Sure Ski Resorts In Europe

    The start of season is a fantastic time to ski, though of course this  can be a little scary; laying well-earned money and of course, time off work on fickle molecules of H20 in the hope that these

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Val d’Isere: The best resort in the Alps?

  Val d’Isere is renowned by many as the best place in Europe to work a winter ski season. This winter was my 5th winter season but my first, highly anticipated I might add, season in Val d’Isere and I

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What’s On: Your Guide To Europes Finest Festivals

  As we say goodbye to the snowy peaks and icy climes of winter it’s finally time to welcome in the sunshine! Hand in hand with this, for me at least, come the much anticipated fetes, fairs and festivals of

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