Does summer make you feel empty inside? You’re not alone. Welcome to powder addicts anonymous. You won’t be judged for your skiing cravings, goggle tans or allegiance to the slopes here. We salute those who are loyal to their skis all year round! Your dedication to the pistes is something to be celebrated, not frowned upon. To all the glacier-hunters, year-rounders and snow junkies out there, this one’s for you. Here’s an ode to skiers who never give up on
Adrenaline junkie? Fancy pushing your skills to the limit? Or are you simply bored of the same old slopes? Luckily for you, someone out there invented off-piste skiing. Why stick to the regular slopes when you could go off the beaten track? Apparently, this mode of skiing is a bit tougher than your average red run. So, there are a few things to watch out for when swapping the well-groomed pistes for tough terrain. But, some people still choose to
Desperate to head to the slopes? Not sure how to get the cash together? The best things in life cost money, ski holidays included. When it comes to skiing, the only thing standing in the way of you and the pistes is the price tag. But, there are some ways around this! We’ve made it our mission to ensure you can hit the slopes without breaking your budget. Here’s how to afford a skiing holiday on a low income. Lifestyle
Lacking office morale? Or do you just fancy a free ski holiday? Luckily, someone out there invented the company ski trip and we couldn’t be happier about that. But, it can be tough to get the boss on board! Since you can’t go without them or the company credit card, it’s time to use your powers of persuasion. Here’s how to convince your boss to pay for a company ski trip. Set the Office a Target In this world, everything
Winter sports are stylish and effortlessly cool, right? Wrong! Annoyingly, some people on the slopes want to ruin everyone else’s reputation. We could have swept these skiing crimes under the carpet and pretend they never happened. But, instead, we thought we’d name and shame them. Here are some of the most ridiculous ski slope trends. The horrific, the bad, the ugly – it’s all here. There’s nowhere to hide! Snowshoeing – Walking Isn’t A Sport Snowshoeing is essentially just walking in the
Skiing isn’t all about pints and pistes, there are a few deadly sins to avoid. With so many annoying people on the slopes and petty crimes committed, it’s time to set out some ground rules. We’re not a stickler for law and order, but enough is enough. These are the 10 commandments of the ski season. After all, someone’s got to keep the slopes in check – shame it had to be us! Thou Shalt Not Covet Thy Neighbour’s Skis,
Students and skiing are a match made in heaven, much like pizza and French fries. Think of freshers’ week, but up a mountain, and you’ll get what student ski holidays are all about. With lots of early mornings, late nights, and attempting to ski while drunk, student ski holidays can be a tough mission. We’re here to help. Here’s our student ski holiday survival guide. How to Ski on a Budget Students may have the crippling weight of an unpayable
Forget singing in the shower. Singing on the slopes is our new favourite pastime. Where better to belt out your favourite songs than on the slopes? You might not be popular with other skiers, but who cares? Fun fact: you definitely sound great. The only problem: what should you listen to? Somehow, Spotify’s ‘Throwback Thursday’ playlist doesn’t quite cut it. We’re here to help! We’ve been to the slopes enough times to know what gets you pumped for the mountains.
Heli-skiing, luxury chalets, celebrity followings – it’s unsurprising skiing has a pricey reputation. But, is this reputation somewhat unfair? Sometimes, looks can be deceiving. With plenty of booze, pizza and French fries, skiing isn’t all about overpriced coffee and expensive lift passes. Here’s why skiing doesn’t have to be a rich person’s sport. Skiing Has a Huge Following Skiing has a large fan-base, simple as that. If it’s a sport only reserved for the very rich, why are programmes like
Fun fact: Instagram loves a ski resort! Call us shallow, but it can’t be denied that everyone enjoys seeing the number of likes on their picture creeping up. Insider tip: never forget the hashtags. Whether you fancy yourself an amateur photographer, or you want to combine your love of scenery with skiing, we’ve got you covered. Here are the most Instagrammable ski resorts in the Alps. Courchevel, France One of France’s ski resort heavyweights, Courchevel has earnt its status.