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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 !

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...

8th November 2017 | Posted by: Rich Evans

SNOW IN THE THREE VALLEYS!

GUEST BLOG FROM ANDREA AT SNOW RETREAT   Snow Retreat are based in La Tania - part of the Three Valleys ski area. Why ski the Three Valleys early season?? A mix of high altitude, tree lined and north facing pistes coupled with 2383 snow cannons covering over 50% of the ski area means...

25th October 2017 | Posted by: Rich Evans

GREAT FOOD IN MORZINE!

If this doesn't get you wanting to book your chalet holiday this year then nothing will!  When it comes to creating incredible ski holidays, Alikats believe in a recipe with three key ingredients: fantastic skiing, beautiful chalet accommodation and extraordinarily good food! Step into...

The AliKats Food Story | Ridiculously Good Ski Chalet Menus in Morzine

Val D'Isere
30th January 2017 | Posted by: Rich Evans

TIGNES & VAL D’ISERE LIFT PASSES - THE 2017 ULTIMATE GUIDE

This is a guest blog by Becky from Ski Bonjour who run chalets in Tignes - check out their chalets by clicking here.   The Tignes & Val d’Isère lift passes are covered under the vast Espace Killy ski region which stretches from Tignes...

22nd January 2017 | Posted by: Rich Evans

LES ANGLES - OFF THE SLOPES [VIDEO]

The Pyrenees is rich in history and around Les Angles there is plenty of sites that are attractions in their own right which makes it a great ski resort for those who want a bit more than skiing or a mixed group with non skiers in the group. Rich discussing with Greg from the ESF what you can do in...

Les Angles in The Pyrenees - Off the slopes

Les Angles - off the slopes - Mont-Louis

22nd January 2017 | Posted by: Rich Evans

LES ANGLES - THE SKIING [VIDEO]

Les Angles as a ski resort is suitable for all levels of skiers. Greg from the ESF explains why and how easy it is to progress in this resort from a beginner up to intermediate skier and what advanced skiers can expect.

Les Angles - The Skiing

22nd January 2017 | Posted by: Rich Evans

FONT ROMEU - A SIT SKI EXPERIENCE [VIDEO]

Font Romeu may be small but they have loads of great ideas and one thing they do regularly is have an ‘open day’ for their sit skis.  These are usually for those who are disabled and unable to ski but here in Font Romeu they also use them to help get others who may want to ski with...

Font Romeu in The Pyrenees - A Sit Ski Experience

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.

22nd January 2017 | Posted by: Rich Evans

THE SECRET NATURAL HOT BATHS - SHHHH DON’T TELL ANYONE!  [VIDEO]

This one is a bit of a secret and you won’t find any leaflets in the tourist office about it but if you are in the area and in any way like a little adventure ask a friendly local about the natural baths of Meren.  It’s just outside Ax, you’ll need a car as it’s a...

Ax 3 Domaines in The Pyrenees - The Secret Natural Hot Baths