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Family Ski News | July 24, 2017

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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

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

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

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

Private jet to the Alps

October 14, 2016 |

Flying your family in a private jet to the Alps is cheaper than you think! 

In fact, it’s cheaper to take a private jet to the Alps over February half term with Butler & … Read More

Child-friendly Swiss chairlift scans kids

October 10, 2016 |

The swanky Swiss resort of Klosters has come up with a new high-tech chairlift for this season.  Designed especially to be child-friendly, it scans skiers and snowboarders as they approach and adjusts seat height accordingly.

We all know that … Read More