Category Archive: Ski News

Feb 20

European ski destinations in peak condition for half-term

skiing in Europe

So far this week, conditions in European ski resorts have been at their peak, providing many holidaymakers with a fantastic holiday this half-term. Sunny skies have been widespread in the Alps, creating ideal overhead conditions, with temperatures climbing above zero Celsius. France has remained wintery, with the best current conditions found in Tignes and Val …

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Feb 09

Skiers & snowboarders opt out of wearing ski helmets

A third of British skiers and snowboarders do not wear helmets

A recent study has found that a third of British skiers and snowboarders decide not to wear a helmet. Research by snow sports insurer Columbus Direct also found that three quarters of British skiers and snowboarders who go on singles skiing holidays and other types of skiing breaks ski off piste without a guide or …

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Jan 27

Top ski and mountain festivals in 2015

Guide to some of the best ski and snowboard festivals in 2015

The Telegraph has listed some of the best ski and snowboard festivals that are set to take place in 2015. To save you some time we have chosen our top three that should feature in your plans for singles ski holidays. The Brits (March 21st-28th) Tignes is a renowned destination for people going on a …

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Jan 15

Pippa Middleton names Verbier and Courchevel as top ski resorts

Pippa Middleton

According to Pippa Middleton, the Swiss ski resort of Verbier and the French resort of Courchevel are some of the best ski resorts in the world. Courchevel and Verbier are renowned for boasting some of the best singles skiing holidays in the world and now this has been recognised by Pippa Middleton, the sister of …

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Dec 30

Michael Douglas & Catherine Zeta-Jones celebrate Christmas in the French Alps

Catherine Zeta-Jones and Michael Douglas have been on the slopes of the French Alps

Hollywood stars Catherine Zeta-Jones and Michael Douglas have celebrated the festive season by hitting the snow-covered slopes of the French Alps. The celebrity couple took snaps of their holiday in the French Alps and posted them on Facebook, with one photograph showing off their family of four on top of a ski slope and another …

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Dec 15

2014 Powder Awards honour the best in skiing

The best performances in skiing have been recognised at the annual Powder Awards

The best in skiing were recently commended at the annual Powder Awards, which took place in Salt Lake City in Utah earlier this month. The event was attended by some of the most talented skiers in the world, alongside filmmakers and photographers who made huge achievements in the past year. The 15th edition of the …

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Dec 05

St Anton ski hotels offer best customer satisfaction

St Anton has been praised for being home to the best ski resort hotels

The Swiss ski resort of St Anton has been praised for being home to the best ski resort hotels, fantastic news for those looking forward to visiting the region on their holidays. The developments, which can be read in full in this Telegraph article, come after Trivago collated 140 million hotel reviews from more than …

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Nov 26

Huffington Post reveals best ski resorts in Europe

A list of the best skiing destinations in Europe

The Huffington Post recently published an article which listed the best locations in Europe for a skiing holiday. Taking ability into consideration, the list picks two locations recommended for beginners, advanced skiers, and those not wishing to ski at all. Val D’Isère in France was named as one of the best locations for advanced skiers, …

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Nov 19

Try some weird winter sports this season

Take a look at some weird winter activities

While snowboarding and skiing is predominantly the main reason thousands of people visit snow-laden regions every year, there are some other weird winter sports people can try this year. People booking singles skiing holidays this year can participate in a number of unusual winter sport activities such as human curling in Courchevel, which is where …

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Nov 18

Verbier opens pistes early after fresh snow fall

Early snowfall has meant that Verbier has opened some of its pistes

Following record-breaking snowfall in Switzerland many of the country’s top ski resorts have opened up their pistes three weeks earlier than planned. Resorts such as Verbier, Saas Fee, Andermatt and Zermatt have all opened pistes after snow has fallen earlier than expected and this is expected to continue in the coming weeks. This, of course, …

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