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Family Ski News | February 21, 2018

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Mountaintop matrimony at Loveland

February 5, 2018 |

Loveland Ski Area counts among the highest ski areas in Colorado, USA and, since 1936, it’s always been one of the first resorts to open each season.  It’s also one of the most romantic ski areas… with Valentine’s Day rapidly … Read More

Long weekend in Anzère

January 29, 2018 |

With so much snow in the Alps, who’s up for a long weekend of skiing, snowboarding or even airboarding?  Our FamilySkiNews editor, Teresa Fisher, recently took her teenage son out to the small, characterful and little-known Swiss resort of Anzère for … Read More

“I’m a journalist, get me out of here!”

January 28, 2018 |

The FamilySkiNews editor, Teresa Fisher, recently found herself trapped in a house in the Swiss resort of Anzère… intentionally!  Yes, Anzère is the first resort in Switzerland offering the latest game craze, HouseTrap – could this be a whole new … Read More

Treacherous snow conditions in the Alps

January 5, 2018 |

This Christmas period, the Alps have seen some of the heaviest snowfall in years for the first days of the New Year.   Conditions are far from ideal, roads are chaos, a number of resorts are closed, and now high winds … Read More

Resorts closed – too much snow for skiing

January 3, 2018 |

Can you believe it?… there’s too much snow in the mountains.  Some of Europe’s largest ski resorts are closed due to too much snow.   Who would have thought! Teresa Fisher reports…

It’s true… some of Europe’s biggest ski resorts are … Read More

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas

December 14, 2017 |

A further snow storm has brought in large amounts of snow to the Alps in one of the best starts to the season for some years, as now many resorts are opening in the run up to Christmas.  

 

 

Over … Read More

Living the high life in Les Saisies

October 25, 2017 |

 

Les Saisies is going places. In the past three years, it’s invested over €30m in resort. Long famed as Frence’s top Nordic Ski resort, it boasts incredible mountain views (not least Mont-Blanc) and it’s an ideal family location, as … Read More

New children’s run in La Rosière

October 13, 2017 |

The family-friendly French resort of La Rosière has created a new fun track dedicated solely to children and families.  It’s ready for the 2017/18 ski season and will be open just in time for Christmas.  It is one of a number of … Read More

Pumping in La Plagne

August 22, 2017 |

Adding to its already fun-filled offering, the family-friendly resort of La Plagne in the French Alps has launched a brand-new, exhilarating activity for summertime – a brand-new Pump Track. 

 

 

Situated in Plagne Bellecote, the new Pump Track is a … Read More

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