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Learn to Ski in a Day: The Rogue’s Handbook

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If it’s your first ski trip and you’re not keen on being the last one down the mountain every time, it’s tempting to cut some corners when learning to ski. We wouldn’t call it cheating, per say. Rather, a crash course in skiing for those who are a little impatient, or who love a challenge. So, here’s our guide to help you learn to ski in a day. A word of warning: we’re not promising to make you a pro

Learn How to Snowboard in a Day: The Cheat’s Guide

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Whether it’s your first-time on the slopes and you don’t want to be left out, or you’re simply impatient, you might be tempted to learn to snowboard in a day. Some might say this is impossible without lessons. But, who doesn’t love a challenge? There are some reasons why learning to snowboard in a day is a bad idea. But, we’re not always sensible either. Nobody wants to be the last one down the mountain every time! So, here’s our

Thrills, Chills & Breakout Stars: Winter Olympics 2018 Preview

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For any winter sports lover, the Winter Olympics is an event to get truly excited about. We’ve almost been counting down the days! Four years is far too long to wait, and the suspense can be tough. But, it’s almost here! This year, the Winter Olympics will take place from 9th to 25th February 2018 in Pyeongchang County, South Korea. To help commemorate the biggest occasion in the winter sports calendar, here’s our Winter Olympics 2018 Preview. Why We’re Excited

How to Cram a Week’s Snow into Your Weekend Ski Break

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Picture the scene. It’s a grey Wednesday afternoon, and the burden of mundane everyday life seems to have no end. But, there’s no option to take a full week off to wash away the stress of the day. Sound familiar? This is where weekend ski breaks come in. If you fancy a last-minute getaway or a quick trip, you might be tempted by a skiing weekend. But, surely there just aren’t enough hours in the weekend to make the most

Skiing vs. Snowboarding: Which is Actually Better?

One of the greatest debates of all time? Skiing vs. snowboarding: which is actually better? Whether you feel passionately about your choice of sport, or you’re wondering which team to play for, we thought we’d weigh in on the issue. It’s time to decide once and for all: skiing or snowboarding? What Makes Skiing Awesome? Is skiing the best winter sport? More than half of those on the mountain believe so. Making those first tracks into fresh snow keeps skiers

How to Look Good Skiing

When on the slopes, we all want to look like pros. Even after the lessons, everyone looks like a beginner for far longer than they’d like.  To help you avoid this, we’ve put together our tips on how to look good skiing. Carry Your Skis Correctly There’s nothing more of an eyesore than someone who doesn’t know how to carry their skis properly. One of the first things instructors teach you is how to carry your skis. Although, if you

Best Ski Resorts for Crowd-Free School Holiday Skiing

Love skiing but hate the queues? In the school holidays, it can be hard to avoid the crowds that inevitably come hand in hand with the slopes. Skiing with kids makes for a more entertaining holiday! But, it also means travelling during peak times. To help you escape the masses, we’ve put together our list of the best ski resorts for crowd-free school holiday skiing. Cortina, Italy Cortina is ideal for those looking for somewhere far removed from purpose-built resorts.

How to Become a Solo Skiing Expert

Sadly, not all of us are surrounded by others who share our love for skiing. If the slopes are calling your name and you can’t resist the temptation, you might be considering going alone. The only problem is: how to go about it? Here’s how to become a solo skiing expert in no time. Meet New People ‘Solo’ skiing doesn’t mean you’ll be alone. In fact, it often means quite the opposite. When skiing solo, you’re encouraged to get out

Last-Minute Ski Holiday Checklist

Off on a spontaneous skiing holiday? We’re all guilty of forgetting things, especially if you don’t have much time to get prepared. To try and help, we’ve put together our last-minute ski holiday checklist, to ensure you have the best time on the slopes! Which ski resort is for you? If you’ve been tempted to book a last-minute ski holiday, it’s time to work out which resort you’d like to go to. Every holiday offers something different, so pick your

What’s happening in the Alps this December?

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Pre-Christmas is an exciting time to visit the Alps! There is excitement in the air, a lively atmosphere, and everyone is eager to get their boots into the fresh snow. The beginning of the ski season is jam-packed with events to entertain you off the slopes! There’s something for everyone. From fashion shows to Christmas markets, you will find events to please all ages and suit all tastes. So, what’s happening in the Alps this December? Here’s everything you need

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