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Family Ski News | May 28, 2022

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The return of primitive skiing

April 19, 2021 |

With hotels shut and international travel at a stand-still, skiing is now a local pastime. But even for the locals, much has changed. Without all lifts open and only several pistes available, skiing has been forced back in time. Back … Read More

The Underrated Idea of Ski Picnics

March 29, 2021 |

When two delightful activities are combined a memorable experience is born.  In this case, skiing and picnics.  The brilliance is that the location which will always be flexible.  Whether amongst the powder by the Matterhorn, or perched under the Grande … Read More

Kelly Sildaru, the world’s best teenage skier

February 5, 2019 |

Sixteen-year-old Kelly Sildaru is currently the world’s best teenage skier.  She keeps winning… halfpipe, slopestyle,you name it, she’s on the podium.  But behind the scenes, she’s just a regular teenager, spending her free time getting on with her homework and … Read More

Gap year ski courses Above Ordinary Below Zero

August 9, 2018 |

Making gap year plans?  Consider Ski le Gap – the original gap ski and snowboard instructor company – which has just launched its new programme for the 2019 winter season, based in the resort of Mont-Tremblant, Canada.   

With over … Read More

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

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

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

London Alpine Festival 2017

October 25, 2017 |

The Telegraph Ski & Snowboard Show returns to Battersea Evolution at Battersea Park tomorrow until Sunday (26 – 29 October 2017) with thrill-seeking entertainment, informative talks and demonstrations, an offering of the latest apparel and equipment and opportunities to lap … 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