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Welcome to the Altitude Holidays Ski & Snowboard Blog.

You can read our latest thoughts and news about what is happening in the world of skiing and snowboarding. Information about holidays, equipment, accessories, resorts, weather and of course hopefully our adventures in the snow during the season!

8th November 2017 | Posted by: Rich Evans

SNOW IN THE THREE VALLEYS!

GUEST BLOG FROM ANDREA AT SNOW RETREAT   Snow Retreat are based in La Tania - part of the Three Valleys ski area. Why ski the Three Valleys early season?? A mix of high altitude, tree lined and north facing pistes coupled with 2383 snow cannons covering over 50% of the ski area means...

30th October 2017 | Posted by: Rich Evans

A Different Type of Holiday

Gone are the days of tiny basic self catered apartments - now you can have luxury and still be independent. Our new partners at Square Break have merged with OneFineStay and have some great accommodation to chose from - check out their apartments, chalets, villas & houses here....

onefinestay. The best homes. The best service.

27th October 2017 | Posted by: James.Gambrill

Upgrade to adventure with the Skadi FIS guide app

SKADI, innovative real-time mobile service for skiers and snowboarders, in association with FIS, will create the largest digital ski club in the world, making snow sports more interactive, tech smart and dynamic than ever before. Put on your skis, set your ski level and follow Voice Guidance on an...

27th October 2017 | Posted by: James.Gambrill

Save up to 60% on ski hire with Skimium!

WHO ARE WE? Skimium.com is a partner of Decathlon The stores that are affiliated to skimium.com are independent stores located in the heart of the ski resorts. At these winter sports specialists, who all have a great reputation, you’ll find a wide range of the highest quality material that...

25th October 2017 | Posted by: Rich Evans

GREAT FOOD IN MORZINE!

If this doesn't get you wanting to book your chalet holiday this year then nothing will!  When it comes to creating incredible ski holidays, Alikats believe in a recipe with three key ingredients: fantastic skiing, beautiful chalet accommodation and extraordinarily good food! Step into...

The AliKats Food Story | Ridiculously Good Ski Chalet Menus in Morzine

6th April 2017 | Posted by: Rich Evans

Try Something Different Next Time You Are On Holiday

It's easy to stick with the same old skiing or snowboarding when you are on a weeks holiday but there are so many other things to do in a ski resort and even half a day trying something else out can be great fun and help in your own sport. We gave cross country skiing a go back in February and...

We thought we'd give cross country skiing a go....

14th March 2017 | Posted by: Rich Evans

WHAT A POWDER DAY THAT WAS!

Wow that was some powder day!  It started with a load of snow the day before.  So much so it actually brought some trees down which cut some power cables and a lot of the lifts couldn't open. It meant we were stuck in Les Carroz and couldnt get out! Fortunately there is a lot of fun...

The day the lifts all shut & we had to ski the powder! 7th March 2017

6th March 2017 | Posted by: Rich Evans

SPRINGING INTO WINTER!

Well 2016-17 has been a difficult season definitely not the best but winter arrived on 1st March with a load of snow so we went and played in it!  We're feeling good! 

Springing into Winter - powder & tree skiing in Le Grand Massif on 1st March

26th February 2017 | Posted by: Rich Evans

It snowed! We skied & boarded.  It was fun!

What a day!  Don't let anyone tell you you can't have good days in a bad season!  A week into February and it snowed a lot - we thought it would be rude not to get out and enjoy it! 

Not Everyone Can Be As Cool As Us - 8th February

16th February 2017 | Posted by: Rich Evans

AND THEN THE SUN CAME OUT…

WOW!  Having had some great skiing in the trees and lower down in the last few days the sun came out!  What a day!

and then the sun came out.... - 9th February 2017

Win Summit Talisman Goggles!

Leading UK Snowsport eyewear brand ‘Summit' launch their 2018 Polarised and Magnetic lens change ski goggle Talisman 

Talisman possesses Summits magneteyes technology making it one of the fastest lens change systems in the world. With an eight point quick release magnetic lens change system, you can switch over to your low-light lens instantly!

Summit have been developing snowsports eyewear and specifically ski goggles since 2011 with their focus being on providing high quality products at an affordable price to their most valued team member - YOU!

Even better, Summit have given us a pair of Talisman goggles for one lucky Altitude reader. Enter now to win! And visit Summit on Kickstarter to find out more about the Talisman and save 35% on RRP!

Just fill in your details here to enter our competition – we’ll send you our regular newsletter and all the latest on ski deals and holidays. You can unsubscribe from this at any time.