Ski Weekend is great!

I have been going to chalets for skiing holidays for over 20 years and I have to say our experience in yours was quite simply the best we have experienced. The next time we come to Chamonix you will definitely be our first choice. See more testimonials...

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An introduction to Snowkiting By Eric Bridge

Snow, snowkiting
For getting away from the crowds and into the mountains you have a few choices, you could strap on some skins and hike your way out there.  You could get yourself and a couple of mates up there in a skidoo or you could do it the easiest way and drop off under the ropes from the top of a lift. A couple of years ago I found another way – using a kite to pull me into the backcountry and away from the crowds.  I had read a lot about snowkiting but never really felt, given only a few days ...

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Ski Fitness / Injury

Who and Why? Jane Newman MSc BSc MMACP MCSP SRP is a fully qualified chartered sports physio, with 13 years of experience and 3 seasons working as a physio in the Alps, she knows what to look out for when it comes to ski injury prevention through to rehabilitation. The article aims to give you a little advice on some of those questions you might have on fitness before your trip.     How can I get fit for skiing before my holiday?  It is not uncommon to suddenly go ...

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Off-Piste Ski Essentials

Thinking of trying out some off-piste skiing or ski touring this winter? There’s nothing better than leaving the pistes, heading out and skiing untracked powder under a blue sky, or skinning into a remote valley and spending the night in an alpine hut. Off-piste skiing though carries a range of dangers that aren’t encountered when skiing at resorts, the biggest being avalanches. Here we’ll take a look at the basic avalanche kit you’ll need to get off-piste this winter. As soon as ...

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