Ski Weekend Blog

The QC Terme in Chamonix – possibly the most scenic spa in the Alps – opened last year. This winter will see a new sauna, honouring an early British visitor to the resort.

Ski Weekend has four dates during the 2019/20 season when you can join one of our weekend ski courses.

Or if you have your own group, we can arrange instructors and/or guides for you for your own bespoke ski course.


skyway courmayeur

The Toula Glacier is a classic off-piste route accessed from the Courmayeur side of Mt Blanc. We look at all the important details you need to know...

Any time in January is a great time to travel to Chamonix for a ski weekend. The snow base is in place, there’s a good chance of fresh powder, it can be quieter and prices are lower!

Plus if you book before 30 November you can save money on lift pass costs!

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…