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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...

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Ski Amis, Chalet Christine in La Tania
20th January 2017 | Posted by: Rich Evans

Ski Amis Launch Learn to Ski – 25 March 2017 – La Tania, Three Valleys

Catered chalet company, Ski Amis, has launched a learn-to-ski week in La Tania this coming March. Spring is a great time to learn – the slopes are quieter, the snow is good and the days are longer. The resort of La Tania is the perfect place to learn to ski, with nursery slopes within...

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...

2nd March 2016 | Posted by: Rich Evans

Why Ski At Easter?

Thirty years ago, going on a family ski holiday was considered a real luxury, or at least only reserved for those who are in the upper reaches of the middle classes. Now, in the wake of budget airlines, better transport facilities and more affordable accommodation, the ski holiday has become a lot...

Chamonix Ski Resort Logo
16th April 2013 | Posted by: Rich Evans

When Do Ski Resorts Close?

It’s been an amazing season and as we head past the middle of April sadly the season is really coming to an end and there is still loads of snow all across the Alps! In fact we are wondering if it will ever stop snowing this season! This Sunday 21st April will see a lot of resorts shutting...

Spring Skiing in Le Grand Massif - off piste skiing
3rd April 2013 | Posted by: Rich Evans

It Always Snows in April!

Just a few weeks ago we wrote a blog about when is too late too late to ski and once again the snow gods delivered at the end of March and beginning of April! Spring is always a great time to ski – we love the quiet slopes, spring snow, long lunches on the terrace topping up the tan,...

Spring Skiing in Le Grand Massif - March 2013

Snowy Trees in Spring skiing conditions
1st March 2013 | Posted by: Rich Evans

When is too late too late to take a ski holiday?

‘Isn’t that too late?’ I am often asked when I suggest looking at a March or April ski holiday. For some reason most people seem to think that the ski season finishes at the end of March and that is it for another winter. And some people seem to think that all the snow melts...