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Family Ski News | April 22, 2019

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Scotland heads list of alternative ski destinations

March 26, 2019 |

According to statistics released by Decathlon, alternative ski destinations are proving popular with Brits.  Scotland, Canada and the USA are now the top three most popular ski regions outside of the Alps.   

 

Trends show that Brits are looking … Read More

Family-friendly Ischgl

February 12, 2019 |

Ischgl used to be known for its awesome skiing, its classy 4- and 5-star palace hotels and its party-hard nightlife. But ski resorts have to move with the times, and to re-invent themselves to appeal to a wider audience. That’s … Read More

Cross-country skiing in Galtür

February 5, 2019 |

The good thing about cross-country skiing is that it’s an activity that almost anyone can try, and it’s just as fun for beginners as it is for seasoned pros, as our editor recently found out in the Austrian resort of … Read More

A smugglers adventure in Ischgl

January 13, 2019 |

Our editor, Teresa Fisher, recalls the time she would carry her passport in her ski rucksack, in case it was required at border crossings. This season, she’s on a ski safari investigating the former smugglers’ routes between Austria and Switzerland … Read More

Kiddie fun on St Anton’s Hoppelweg

December 30, 2018 |

The weather today in St Anton was not great: it was windy and it was snowing all day.  Most parents would have looked out of the window of their chalet and thought it’s not great conditions for little ones on … Read More

Ischgl gin – the first ever ski resort gin

November 30, 2018 |

What to give the ski expert in your family this Christmas?  Goggles, a new rucksack, ski gloves, heaven forbid another pair of ski socks…?  Here at FamilySkiNews, we have found the answer – the first ever ski resort gin: Ischgl … Read More

Freeride the Fjords

October 7, 2018 |

Seen lots of seasons in the Alps? Wanting to do something ‘totally different’?

Family Ski News has the answer – try Freeride the Fjords. 

Our roving reporter, Briony Key investigates… 

 

 

The fun starts with snow-sure skiing … Read More

Zermatt Glacier Ride opens

September 28, 2018 |

Our editor Teresa Fisher is in Zermatt ready for the opening of the celebrated Swiss ski resort’s latest lift, the Matterhorn Glacier Ride on Saturday 29 September. The largest ever construction project by Zermatt Bergbahnen AG, it will be the … Read More

Wengen puts families at its heart

September 16, 2018 |

Our roving reporter, Briony Key recently visited Wengen to see if there’s more to this famous Swiss resort than it’s celebrated Lauberhorn and Inferno ski races.  just how family-friendly a resort is Wengen? 

 

Step off the cog-wheel train into … Read More

Mindful skiing

August 24, 2018 |

If careering down steep icy slopes at breakneck speed doesn’t appeal to you, or crowded Christmas and half-term slopes for your family snowsport holiday this season, then perhaps you should consider ‘Mindful Skiing’.

Let’s face it… it’s been a … Read More