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What you need to know about the Epic Pass

Skiing in Europe has always been the height of luxury, offering more powder, nicer weather and a varied cuisine compared to its North American cousins. While the Rockies may offer their own destination resorts, nothing will ever compare to the grandeur of the Alps. That said, many people (...)

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The video game inspiring the next generation

In December of 2016, Ubisoft unleashed their new game Steep upon the world, an extreme sports game set in a snowy alpine landscape. With an online multiplayer capacity, the open world allows both a competitive and explorative gaming experience, and thus far has earned glorious reviews. (...)

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A Romantic retreat in Courchevel

Paris is the undisputable city of love, and as legend has it that the first Valentine’s Day card was sent by a Frenchman back in 1415, it is only to be expected that any ski chalet in France would be filled with love and romance this Valentine’s Day. However, skiing is exhausting for even the (...)

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Best skis for the season

Renting skis is best left to the beginners as they offer old models and poor quality, perfect if you don’t know what you’re doing or whether you will take to it, however, for those moving up to intermediate levels, nothing can beat the comfort and familiarity of your own skis. Though airlines are (...)

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The rise in Nordic skiing

For years ski holidays have been synonymous with all things luxury, especially in the elite ski resorts. Now as people search for the ever-elusive powder, they are ready to leave behind the beauty of a perfectly groomed piste is search for pastures new. With a sudden bid to regain the purity of (...)

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World’s longest super slalom hits La Plagne

While the Alps has struggled with snow this season, initially not having enough to go around, now it has all arrived at once causing closure at the Wegen’s Lauberhorn downhill ski race. The 40cm that arrived in Switzerland on Friday night should signify more stable weather systems going into the (...)

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How the ski holiday has evolved

The modern world is a busy one, as we constantly attempt to keep on top of technology, trends and social media pressure, our leisure time is precious and we have learnt to spend it wisely. Skiing has always been viewed as both a luxury and extreme sport, therefore is under immense pressure to (...)

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The return of the ski onesie

Whether on a family Ski holiday in Franceor a fashion-forward break in Aspen, there will be no piste safe from the onesie. Unutterably prevalent in the 80’s, we are now seeing a return of the adult ski onesie in both high end and retro manners. Previously the onesie has been relegated to young (...)

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Age is just a number in Skiing

As everybody readies themselves for the coming season with pre skiing workouts and pampering in order to achieve perfection for your week in Meribel, it is incredible to consider the age of some people on the slopes who still participate in this extreme sport. Moving beyond the fashion and the (...)

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How skiing as Santa can help charities

As the run-up to Christmas starts in earnest, Americans are pre-emptively donning their Santa suits in order to raise money for charity. The Sunday River resort in Maine was excited to hold its 18th annual Santa Sunday on the 4th of December 2016. This combines a traditional pre-season opening (...)

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