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Feb 20

European ski destinations in peak condition for half-term

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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 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 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 09

ABTA reveals rise in people taking winter holidays

Huge numbers of people are looking to take a winter holiday this year

Recent research has revealed that huge numbers of people are looking to take a winter holiday this year, suggesting that the popularity of the winter holiday has done little to falter. It comes after ABTA revealed some interesting consumer research late last week, showing that 12 million are looking to head off for a winter …

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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 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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Nov 11

5 reasons you should go skiing in Les Deux Alpes

Les Deux Alpes has plenty to offer those searching for a ski holiday this winter

As one of France’s oldest ski resorts, and boasting the largest skiable glacier in Europe, Les Deux Alpes continues to be a popular destination for those on skiing holidays and here are a few reasons why. Great for all abilities Whether you’re a beginner or class yourself as an expert, Les Deux Alpes has an …

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Jan 15

La Plagne benefits from fantastic snowfall

La Plagne

Those currently enjoying single ski trips in La Plagne are benefiting from fantastic levels of snowfall, with a vast amount of fresh powder providing perfect conditions in which to master the snowsports. Considered to be one of the finest ski resorts in Europe, La Plagne is part of the huge Paradiski area, offering more than …

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Jan 02

Ultimate smartphone app released for skiers

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Two young A Level students have just released a smartphone app that is being described as the ultimate skiing companion. Ed Hardy and Kit Logan, aged just 16 and 17, have developed Edge, the smartphone app that has information on over 600 popular ski resorts and can connect to social media. Perfect for singles ski …

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