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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...

16th December 2015 | Posted by: Rich Evans

Where’s the snow?

Are you panicking yet?  Have you got a Christmas ski holiday or New Year ski trip booked and been scared by the media that you won’t have any snow when you go skiing? Yes it’s the usual annual media free for all - writing scare stories, overhyping, sensationalising and making...

12th August 2013 | Posted by: Rich Evans

Our new website….

It’s been a long time in coming – there’s been some false starts, a lot of frustration but now a lot of excitement as we launch our new website! We have what we think is the best tool for organising a group ski or snow boarding holiday. You know how you’ve had a couple...

24th December 2012 | Posted by: Rich Evans

Christmas Eve Video snow report - HAPPY CHRISTMAS

Happy Christmas!  There was a load of snow early on in December and some people even talked of the best conditons in 50 years!!  That has set up the season very nicely and the snow conditions are still great in spite of some very warm weather and even rain to about 3000m over the last...

Christmas Eve Snow report

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?...

27th December 2011 | Posted by: Rich Evans

DRIVING HOME FROM CHRISTMAS

I’m dreaming of a White Christmas someone once sang and we all do, I should be used to them, having spent ten of the last twelve in the Alps but I still get excited about the idea of a white snowy Christmas! And this year it was time to get very very excited!  With unnecessary...