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Family Ski News | November 21, 2017

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General News

Slopercise new exercise programme launches at ski show

October 26, 2017 |

Whether you go every year or are planning your first trip, being in peak condition to meet the demands of the slopes is essential.

However, even just one day of skiing or boarding can result in stiffness and muscle … Read More

London Alpine Festival 2017

October 25, 2017 |

The Telegraph Ski & Snowboard Show returns to Battersea Evolution at Battersea Park tomorrow until Sunday (26 – 29 October 2017) with thrill-seeking entertainment, informative talks and demonstrations, an offering of the latest apparel and equipment and opportunities to lap … Read More

World Pasta Day

October 25, 2017 |

Today is World Pasta Day!  Here at, we’re celebrating with a steaming pot of Alpine Macaroni, Swiss  Macaroni cheese with a twist,  otherwise known as Älplermagronen (Herdsmen’s Macaroni) – cheap, hearty, nourishing… ideal for shepherds on the Alp and perfect for … Read More

Ski rubbish

October 20, 2017 |

We’ve all sat on a chairlift and spotted bits of rubbish lying on the slopes as we glide up the mountainside… but how many people know what happens to the rubbish after the snow has melted. Teresa Fisher looks at … Read More

July 11, 2017 |

Easyjet is launching a new service from Southampton to Geneva this December.  It will be the first time the airline has ever operated from this regional airport on the south coast of England.



The service is due 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

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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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

Why ski resorts are joining forces

January 7, 2017 |

Despite falling numbers of skiers, resorts can’t just stand still.  They’re always having to look for new ways to attract investors and visitors.  One way, which seems to be working well at the moment, is for neighbouring resorts to work … Read More