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The 7 Deadly Sins of a Work Ski Trip

The 7 Deadly Sins of a Work Ski Trip

Managed to convince your boss to pay for a company ski trip? Congratulations. You might have managed to fool them into thinking this trip will be all about office morale and networking, but we all know the truth. Just make sure they don’t find this out. Before setting out on your free holiday full of snow-loads of booze, there are a few things to think about. You have to see these people again on Monday morning, remember! To help you

Sludge Puppies: An Ode to Skiers Who Never Give Up on Winter

Sludge Puppies: An Ode to Skiers Who Never Give Up on Winter

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

The Student Ski Holiday Survival Guide

student ski holiday survival guide

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

11 Things Only Experienced Skiers Understand

Seasoned skiers are an elite club. Whether you’ve been skiing as long as you’ve been walking, or you simply knew what you were doing the moment you hit the slopes, you’re a legend on the pistes. Being part of this club allows you to see the slopes with fresh eyes. You notice things others would not. The good, the bad, the ugly – nothing is hidden. You’re not alone! Here’s 11 things only experienced skiers understand. Ski Boots Never Get

How to Ski with a Hangover

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If you’re anything like us, at some point in your ski holiday (if not every morning), you’ll have to deal with a hangover. You might be able to blame your behaviour from the night before on the altitude. But, excuses won’t help you in the morning. Fear not! Here’s how to ski with a hangover. Tried and Tested Hangover Cures So, it’s the morning after the night before. You’ve woken up on the floor next to your bed, or in

11 Must-Visit 2018 Ski Festivals

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Love festivals but hate sleeping in a tent? Without doubt, ski festivals are the best of both worlds. Ski during the day, and glide straight into a concert after your last run. For those who can’t wait to trade their muddy wellies for mountains, here are 11 must-visit 2018 ski festivals. Remember – drinking hits you harder at high altitudes. We consider this more of a challenge than a warning. 11. Zermatt Unplugged, Switzerland (10th – 14th April) At Zermatt

Craziest Ski Accessories in the World Right Now

craziest ski accessories

There’s a world of ski accessories out there. From the good, to the bad, to the abysmally ugly. Too many skiers are afraid to stand out, or try something a little different. To help you find your individuality on the slopes, here’s our list of the craziest ski accessories in the world right now. Get Ahead on the Slopes While helmets do an honourable job at protecting our heads when we face plant into the snow, it’s safe to say

Things that Seriously Annoy Skiers & Snowboarders on a Budget

Skiers & Snowboarders on a Budget

Why do the best things in life have to cost so much money? Even for those of us who love winter sports (and let’s face it, we all do), it can’t be denied that it’s an expensive hobby. If you’re in the mood for some ranting, you’re in luck. We’ve put together a list of all the things that seriously annoy skiers and snowboarders on a budget. The Lift Pass Charge With most holidays, once you’ve chosen the resort and

The Most Annoying People You’ll Meet at a Ski Resort

stag do skiers

Okay, so we all love to hit the slopes. That’s why you’re here, right? But let’s face it, there are always a select few who know how to grind our gears. Whether you’re sick of stag dos or can’t stand the thought of another person running over your skis in the lift line, it’s time for a little cathartic ranting. Here are the most annoying people you’ll meet at a ski resort. The Wannabe Expert They’ve been skiing a handful

How to Find a Cheap Ski Transfer

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If you’re looking to save money on your ski holiday, there are plenty of tips and tricks to help. From booking your skis online to finding the right accommodation – there are plenty of handy cost cutting tips for skiers. Having said this, we often see the transfer neglected in these discussions. Thankfully, we’re on hand to help. We’ve got some insider tips to help you find a cheap ski transfer. Pick a Short Transfer It makes absolute sense. The shorter the route

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