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This week's Ski Life Story takes us from the Alps to the Pyrenees. Geoff and Victoria's journey took them from the UK to the Alps and then to Bagneres de Luchon in the French Pyrenees, where they now call home!... Continue reading
Posted May 19, 2021 at The Ski Blog
Eight years ago, Richard and Xavier decided that enough was enough - rather than dream of a life in the mountains they were going to make it happen. This is their story! Ascensus Ski, Les Carroz, Grand Massif When I... Continue reading
Posted May 6, 2021 at The Ski Blog
Continuing with our Ski life Stories series, which brings you the faces behind the places. Get to know the people who decided to risk it all and head for the mountains! This week we're in the Paradiski region of France,... Continue reading
Posted Apr 21, 2021 at The Ski Blog
Francesca Eyre is a mum of three and chalet owner based in Morzine Avoriaz in the French Alps. Francesca originally moved to Morzine after a twist of fate led her to the mountains, when a pearl necklace that belonged to... Continue reading
Posted Apr 7, 2021 at The Ski Blog
For those of us with a passion for the mountains and skiing, the last year has most likely been one of the hardest ever. We know that it's not quite over yet, but we're confident that by next winter, the... Continue reading
Posted Mar 30, 2021 at The Ski Blog
We were asked to test some new googles from a kickstarter-backed company MessyWeekend and specifically their new model, The Inuit. A good google should: Work in all light conditions. Work in bad conditions. Fit well to face and helmet Basically... Continue reading
Posted Feb 19, 2020 at The Ski Blog
Clare from Ski Magic gives us the lowdown on her home and favourite place to be! Courchevel Le Praz has a loyal fan-base of snowboarders and skiers who love the chic French vibe and the picturesque forested slopes as well... Continue reading
Posted Jan 31, 2020 at The Ski Blog
It’s official David Beckham, Jennifer Aniston, Russell Brand, Ryan Gosling. Lady Gaga they are all doing it. And world famous ski racers…….do not pass a day without a practice. Lorraine Clissold explains the benefits of yoga and how it can... Continue reading
Posted Jan 21, 2020 at The Ski Blog
20-24 January, 2020 - Let's Get Comedie in Les Gets There's a new comedy festival in Les Gets this year which promises to deliver in both French and English, mixing and matching both languages within each event. It's the "Frenglish... Continue reading
Posted Jan 10, 2020 at The Ski Blog
Whether it's Hello Fresh or Amazon Now, people today expect their products to be fast, easy and - most of all - delivered. Living busy lives, we're asking for more and more of our goods and services to come to... Continue reading
Posted Sep 11, 2019 at The Ski Blog
The idea of the catered ski chalet has become woven into the psyche of British skiers and is a great way of spending time in the mountains with a bunch of friends or family, or to meet new people to... Continue reading
Posted Jul 15, 2019 at The Ski Blog
There's a lot going on this summer in Courchevel which should make it easier for skiers and snowboarders to get around and improve access to the ski area. The mairie is putting a huge investment into these developments and it... Continue reading
Posted Jun 26, 2019 at The Ski Blog
If you're planning an alpine getaway to the Morzine, Les Gets, Samoens area this summer, or next winter, and don't want the hassle of shopping, cooking or always eating out, then there is a great solution available. Bon Appetit is... Continue reading
Posted Jun 12, 2019 at The Ski Blog
This winter has been special so far, with fantastic snowfall in January, great conditions in February and now March is looking set to bring us some excellent skiing! It's a snowy week ahead, with some areas due to receive half... Continue reading
Posted Mar 11, 2019 at The Ski Blog
Feel like you need to press the pause button? Look no further! Icebreaker chalets is working in collaboration with Yoga in Nature to offer 5 transformational summer Yoga, Sound and Reiki Retreats in their flagship alpine accommodation which sits at... Continue reading
Posted Feb 21, 2019 at The Ski Blog
Have you heard of Veganuary? Veganuary is a charity which is hoping to inspire people to try a plant-based diet in January. There are lots of good reasons to try a vegan diet - not least of them for health,... Continue reading
Posted Dec 17, 2018 at The Ski Blog
Everyone in Chatel and the whole Portes du Soleil is super excited about the opening of the La Folie Douce Avoriaz this winter, with the opening party on 15 December bound to go off with a bang and set the... Continue reading
Posted Nov 2, 2018 at The Ski Blog
Henry's Avalanche Talk have announced dates and venues for this year's Off Piste Awareness tour. If you're tempted to try the off piste, or have tried it and are unaware of the potential dangers, then these talks are an excellent... Continue reading
Posted Sep 20, 2018 at The Ski Blog
Backcountry Snowboarding in Ste Foy with The White Room Chalet Are you tempted to head off-piste on your next ski holiday? Do you need a good nudge and a bit more confidence to do it? Then why not try a... Continue reading
Posted Aug 15, 2018 at The Ski Blog
The children’s book all skiers have been waiting for! Any parent with children who ski will tell you that the first week is crucial and not without stress and worry. Will they take to skiing? How will they cope with... Continue reading
Posted Aug 5, 2018 at The Ski Blog
It's in the massive 3 Valleys ski area, it's got it's own special feel and Ski Amis have got all the information about it here! Try La Tania - you won't be disappointed. La Tania is a small and pretty... Continue reading
Posted Jul 25, 2018 at The Ski Blog
Summer Holidays in Verbier with the VIP pass Verbier has kicked off its summer season and has launched the excellent VIP pass for all summer holidaymakers! The VIP - "Verbier Infinite Playground" - pass gives you free entry or great... Continue reading
Posted Jul 12, 2018 at The Ski Blog
Running & Training Holidays in the Alps September through to November can be a great time to visit the mountains on an active holiday. You're away from the crowds, flights are cheap, the days can be mild and sunny with... Continue reading
Posted Jul 9, 2018 at The Ski Blog
As the USA gears up for the big July 4th celebrations this week, thousands of miles away, in the heart of the Haute Savoie, the charming alpine town of Samoens is also getting ready for its annual celebration of Americana.... Continue reading
Posted Jul 2, 2018 at The Ski Blog
If you’re a sports car fanatic, you won’t want to miss the 8th Motor Sportive Day in Montchavin and Les Coches, La Plagne on 1st July 2018. An enormous number of super cars, sports cars and super bikes are driven... Continue reading
Posted Jun 28, 2018 at The Ski Blog