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Family Ski News | March 28, 2017

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Posts By Teresa Fisher

Summer skiing in the Austrian Tirol

March 24, 2017 |

As the days lengthen, the temperature rises and flowers begin to bloom; skis and snowboards start being swapped for swimming costumes and sunbeds. However, the Austrian Tirol has number of destinations which offer superb snow conditions throughout the summer.

So, … Read More

A grown-up getaway

March 6, 2017 |

If you don’t fancy squeezing into a rabbit-hutch-sized apartment, or opting for an archetypal alpine chalet, why not stay in a giant pinecone!…

 

The InterContinental Davos is just that – an architectural interpretation of a pine cone … Read More

Snow fun and games in Adelboden

February 23, 2017 |

From igloo festivals to airboarding, snowbocking and snoocing, not to mention pop-up golf, toboggan races and tubing… there’s so much more to a family ski holiday in Adelboden than simply skiing.  

Here’s Briony Key’s latest family-friendly resort guide to … Read More

Chalet or apartment?

February 22, 2017 |

Booking a family ski holiday requires lots of careful planning – from flights to picking the right ski resort, we all know there’s lots to think about!  

We often receive questions about the best type of accommodation – … Read More

Birthday mountain for Finland

January 31, 2017 |

Norway is planning to give Finland a mountain for its birthday in an ‘unprecedented show of kindness between countries’.  However, a number of politicians are opposing this generous gesture. 

 

Finland is celebrating 100 years as a free nation … Read More

St Martin de Belleville, family-friendly ski village

January 25, 2017 |

Earlier this season, our roving reporter Briony Key found a hidden secret in the Three Valleys – the village of St Martin de Belleville, a perfect destination for family skiing.  Here’s her report:

Mention the Three Valleys and most skiers … Read More

Become a ‘ski goddess’

January 20, 2017 |

Calling all mums in need of a break… our medical advisor, Sarah Brook, has just returned from a women-only long-weekend ski course run by Ski Goddess.  But did she manage to release her inner Ski Goddess in just four days?…

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Lauberhorn race cancelled

January 14, 2017 |

The famous Lauberhorn downhill race in the Skiing World Cup has been cancelled – because there’s too much snow!

 

 

Today’s men’s downhill race at the Lauberhorn course in Wengen, Switzerland, was abandoned following an overnight snowfall of more … Read More

Win a FREE Zaini bobble hat

January 12, 2017 |

Now it’s finally snowing in the Alps, it’s time to pull on your woolly hats and book your family ski trip.  In our view, the only brand of hat to see and be seen in this year on (and off) the … Read More

New ski park for children in Alpe d’Huez

January 12, 2017 |

A brand new ski park especially for children has opened this winter in Alpe d’Huez.  It’s called Marcel’s Farm and, as the name suggests, follows a farmyard theme!   

 

 

When the chill sets in in the Alps, most … Read More