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Top 10 ski resorts of winter 2015-2016

Will this ski season be known as the winter that kept on giving? The start of winter didn’t get off to the best start but February, March and April have seen fantastic snowfall with many ski resorts in the Alps still open during the last week of April. El Nino has smashed records in North America with reports of increased visitor numbers thanks to the magnificent snowfall throughout winter, ... [More]

Top 5 ski resorts for skiing in March

In the past few years I've turned into a bit of a fair weather rider and found myself choosing the sunny month of March over the earlier months. Peak December is too expensive, January is too cold, February too busy so I find March to be the perfect month for a ski holiday. If you can only fit in one ski holiday and need to decide what time of the season to go, choose March. By the time March com... [More]

15 Tips for Half Term Family Skiing

Thousands of lucky British children will be going skiing for the first time at half term. For their parents it will be a brilliant break – but only if planned properly. To help you plan and organise your debut on the slopes, here are our expert top tips for families. Find more advice on family skiing here.     Half Term Skiing Top Tips   1. Don’t waste money on expensiv... [More]

The difference between skiing and ski jumping

There’s recently been some speculation about how safe skiing is with all the injuries the contestants have experienced on the current season of ‘The Jump.’ Comparing skiing and ski jumping is like comparing football to gymnastics. They are 2 separate sports that use different equipment, require different techniques and performed in different locations. Both skiing and ski jumping... [More]

Top 5 ski and snowboarding videos of 2015

Take a look back at the best ski videos of 2015. Last year was an excellent year for skiing and snowboarding as technology continues to advance, as athletes reinvent freestyle tricks and as people become more creative with media. How will 2016 top this? Earlier this year we put together our top 5 videos from winter 2014/15, so we’ve picked some fresh favourites for this end of year round up.... [More]