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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 !

2nd December 2016 | Posted by: James.Gambrill

Skimium, the exclusive ski hire partner of Altitude Holidays. Save over 50% off ski hire this winter

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...

20th May 2016 | Posted by: James.Gambrill

Is Chamonix the perfect ski town?

Chamonix has been synoymous with skiing and snowboarding since the early 1900's and the first ever Winter Olympics - held in Chamonix in 1924 - put it firmly on the map as a premier winter sports destination. More than 90 years on, it still has a place in most skiers 'top 10'. But unlike...

Giant Christmas Baubles
21st December 2012 | Posted by: Rich Evans

Driving Home for Christmas

'So I sing for you Though you can't hear me When I get through And feel you near me I am driving home for Christmas Driving home for Christmas With a thousand memories' Chris Rea once sang!! I wasn’t singing as we boarded the Eurotunnel and set out on our journey to the...

30th April 2012 | Posted by: Rich Evans

END OF SEASON REVIEW - 30 April 2012

So most resorts are now closed for the winter and nearly all still have snow - what a season it has been!! Arguably the best in living memory! How was this possible when the press who always love a negative story were writing doom and gloom stories about no snow at the beginning of December?...

29th March 2012 | Posted by: Rich Evans

SKIING IN THE MONTEROSA, ITALY - 26 – 28 MARCH 2012

Destination Italy – we packed up the car and left France for a three day break in Champoluc part of the Monterosa ski area in Italy. I had skied there several years before for just a weekend and have been keen to get back ever since.  Now was an opportunity to return with a couple of...

Gites de Gers, skiing in Flaine - telephone for restaurant
20th January 2012 | Posted by: Rich Evans

GITES DE GERS - JUMPING OFF A ROOF!  19th JANUARY 2012

I love the Gites du Gers – it’s a great little restaurant that is on the edge of a lake that I have only ever seen frozen. Set at the bottom of the Gers bowls which is one of my favourite places to ski when there is fresh snow – just amazing off piste skiing! Or if off piste...