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Family Ski News | April 23, 2018

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Flying high in Ischgl

March 26, 2018 |

Our FamilySkiNews editor has been staying in the Austrian resort of Ischgl this week where, at the end of the ski day, she ‘flew’ back to resort in the swiftest mountain descent of her life, and discovers to her surprise … Read More

Ski flying in Planica

March 24, 2018 |

“Ski jumping or ski flying?  Which is the one for you?”…This somewhat alarming question was posed to me on a recent visit to Slovenia.  My retort “You’re not expecting me to jump, surely?” was more pressing than the obvious question … Read More

Teenage fun in Beitostølen

February 28, 2018 |

Our editor’s son, Timothy, aged 14, has just completed his first solo assignment – skiing in Beitostølen in Norway – as the latest teen-ski correspondent to join the FamilySkiNews team.  Here’s what he had to say:

 

It was the end … Read More

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

Family ski holiday prices drop

December 18, 2017 |

Good news! Falling prices in resorts across Europe mean families planning a ski holiday can expect their pounds to stretch further than a year ago.  A new report comparing in-resort costs claims family ski holidays are better value this winter.  Two-thirds … 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