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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!

Hotel Winckler swimming pool sunset
3rd July 2020 | Posted by: Rich Evans

Luxury for all the senses is now again possible in the Italian UNESCO-DOLOMITES.

Stay safe, stay well! Tucked away from the crowdy and busy cities, to find peace somewhere - also during this After-COVID19-period - seems strange, but it is possible!  We must admit, the last months weren’t that easy for anybody of us, no matter where we are from, North or South, East...

8th February 2018 | Posted by: Rich Evans

A Great New Service for Self Catered Holidays

Huski are a great service that is changing the face of self catered holidays. No longer do you have to queue up in busy supermarkets to stock up on food - you don't even need to cook!     Huski will deliver oven ready meals & drinks delivered to the door of your apartment or...

Rich meets Mark from Hu.ski

8th February 2018 | Posted by: Rich Evans

Snow Report - 7th February 2018 from Mark at Huski

Rich met up with Mark from www.Hu.ski in the sunny snowy Alps and here he updates us on the snow conditions in the resorts they cover. 

Huski Snow Report - 7th February 2018

5th February 2018 | Posted by: Rich Evans

Our Guide to Must-Have Ski Gadgets

This is a guest blog by Alps 2 Alps Transfers You’ve bought your essentials, booked your accommodation, organised your ski transfers, but what about those extra accessories you might need during your travels? When it comes to the latest equipment, there’s a whole variety of choices,...

8th January 2018 | Posted by: Rich Evans

A Winter Ski Season is Like a Wine Vintage

Guest blog by Mark Fielding of Huski There are those years that live in the memory long after the oak casks have been emptied, the auction house hammers selling another case of 1989 Haut Brion for a house deposit. Then there are those that vanish into the either as your breath on a cold,...

18th December 2017 | Posted by: Rich Evans


NEW IDENTITY FOR COURCHEVEL Starting this winter, a new logo will unfold on the station of Courchevel. The goal? Improve our visibility by sharing a new logo that is simpler and easier to use for everyone involved in the station. In recent years, Courchevel no longer had a logo but...

18th December 2017 | Posted by: Rich Evans


GUEST BLOG FROM STEVE AT FRESH CHALETS As the snow falls and the start of the season is as good as it has been for many a year I am thinking of how you can make the most of your holiday when you do get out here. Skiing & snowboarding are open environment sports… the conditions that...

18th December 2017 | Posted by: James.Gambrill

Independent Ski and Snowboard Hire

Altitude's ski rental partner Skimium are one of the largest ski providers in Europe. But despite their size and market leading prices, they maintain a personal touch. And by booking with the code ALTIT17 you can save a massive 60%! The stores that are affiliated to skimium.com are...

Reserve your skis online !

11th December 2017 | Posted by: Rich Evans


It's been at least two or three years since we had a load of early snow that stayed and made a December break worthwhile and you could actually ski and not just apres ski!  But the snow gods are smiling this year and if you are thinking about heading out to get some early season skiing or...

11th December 2017 | Posted by: Rich Evans

Where Did I Park My Car?

Weather report by Mark Fielding of Huski, Bourg Saint Maurice. I arrived in Bourg two weeks ago to tales of a disastrous early season last year. Calamitous accounts of “grass” and “walking” instead of skiing, such was the lack of snow.  Rest assured this year will not...