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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 !

22nd January 2017 | Posted by: Rich Evans

FONT ROMEU - PERFECT FOR FAMILIES [VIDEO]

Font Romeu is ideal for families and beginners  – there very few steep slopes here so there is no danger of finding yourself on a difficult run with people (big or small) who can’t ski it. The ESF offer a fantastic area for children from just 2 and a half years old – offering...

Font Romeu in The Pyrenees is perfect for family ski holidays.

Les Angles
20th January 2017 | Posted by: Rich Evans

LES ANGLES - THE SKIING

This is a guest blog by Amber W an intermediate skier. My first impressions of the Les Angles ski area were good, the snow was in great condition despite being artificial snow from cannons - there were very few icy patches. For a resort which was awaiting the beginning of this season's natural...

20th January 2017 | Posted by: Rich Evans

DISCOVERING AX LES THERMES

We're on a weeks adventure in The Pryenees and are on the road to Ax Les Thermes..... read the whole weeks report here.   PART 1 - AX 3 DOMAINES Then we start the descent into Ax Les Thermes – first impressions are that it is huge!  Expecting a small village,...

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...

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...

17th January 2016 | Posted by: Rich Evans

Where to ski at half term?

A family ski holiday can be one of the most memorable and rewarding experiences that you can give your children.  A break from the games consoles and TV to experience the stunning scenery and mountain air in their lungs that you simply can’t find at home in the UK. Taking a ski holiday...

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...

8th October 2013 | Posted by: Rich Evans

New Ski Lift in Morzine

This is a guest blog from Tim Maitland from The Tasty Ski Company  The New Le Pleney Lift With less than two months to go before the ski season begins we are all waiting with baited breath for resort life to kick back into action. Lots of holiday makers are looking forward to returning to...

1st January 2013 | Posted by: Rich Evans

New Year’s Day Snow and Ski Report

HAPPY NEW YEAR!!! We hope you had a great 2012 celebrated in style last night, are not suffering too much today and have a fantastic 2013 planned!! We have not had any snow since Santa brought us some at Christmas - we must have been good!!  Maybe!!  However the conditions have...

1st January 2013 - Snow Report from Les Carroz