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Family Ski News | July 24, 2017

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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

The 21 hairpins of Alpe d’Huez

April 2, 2017 |

Some friends visited the French cycling Mecca of Alpe d’Huez earlier in the year to discover the appeal of its legendary 21 hairpin turns.  Phil and Oliver Nash, a father and son (aged 15) team, decided to attempt to cycle them uphill… and down … 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

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