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Ski Weekend Blog

The Best Ski Resorts for Ski Weekends Near Geneva

If you're planning a ski weekend flying in to Geneva, there is a great selection of ski resorts near to the airport.

We look at the best ski resorts for ski weekends within easy reach of Geneva...

While we still don’t know what sort of Brexit will can expect, or even when it will happen, there are some key points that you need to consider when it comes to booking a holiday.

Col du Passon

The Col du Passon (3028m) in Chamonix is an excellent ski touring route with a good ratio of skiing/climbing. This article covers the route, timings and tips. Expect the ascent to take 2-3 hours and descent 1 hour 30 minutes.

We love Chamonix in winter and have been taking guests on ski weekends and corporate ski trips to this iconic resort for since 1987.

 

We look at the right way to layer for backcountry skiing and snowboarding in the high mountains. Modern materials and construction techniques mean that there is no such thing as bad weather in the mountains, just poor clothing!

 

We all love Opinel knives, but here are ten things you probably didn’t know about them…

Winter skiing in the Alps usually starts in December, and the majority of resorts remain open until the last week in April. This leaves you around 150 days to take your ski weekend or short ski break...

What do you pack for a ski weekend? We look at how you can minimise your kit, but still maximise your enjoyment...

In April 2014, Lachlan set out with two companions to attempt to ski the Haute Route (Chamonix to Zermatt) in three days...

 

Did you see Ski Weekend on the BBC? Admittedly, it was in 2005, so you might have missed it...