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8th January 2018 | Posted by: Rich Evans

A Winter Ski Season is Like a Wine Vintage

Guest blog by Mark Fielding of Huski There are those years that live in the memory long after the oak casks have been emptied, the auction house hammers selling another case of 1989 Haut Brion for a house deposit. Then there are those that vanish into the either as your breath on a cold,...

18th December 2017 | Posted by: James.Gambrill

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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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Great snow in La Tania
7th December 2017 | Posted by: Rich Evans

Great Snow in La Tania

This is an update from Snow Retreat who have chalets in La Tania and report great early snow! Skiing conditions in La Tania are excellent at the moment. There is plenty of snow and the snow cannons have been blasting massive piles too. Plenty of snow on the off piste too currently and we're...

14th March 2017 | Posted by: Rich Evans

WHAT A POWDER DAY THAT WAS!

Wow that was some powder day!  It started with a load of snow the day before.  So much so it actually brought some trees down which cut some power cables and a lot of the lifts couldn't open. It meant we were stuck in Les Carroz and couldnt get out! Fortunately there is a lot of fun...

The day the lifts all shut & we had to ski the powder! 7th March 2017

6th March 2017 | Posted by: Rich Evans

SPRINGING INTO WINTER!

Well 2016-17 has been a difficult season definitely not the best but winter arrived on 1st March with a load of snow so we went and played in it!  We're feeling good! 

Springing into Winter - powder & tree skiing in Le Grand Massif on 1st March

26th February 2017 | Posted by: Rich Evans

It snowed! We skied & boarded.  It was fun!

What a day!  Don't let anyone tell you you can't have good days in a bad season!  A week into February and it snowed a lot - we thought it would be rude not to get out and enjoy it! 

Not Everyone Can Be As Cool As Us - 8th February

15th February 2017 | Posted by: Rich Evans

Just a Short Walk to Some Amazing Snow!

If you know where to go you can get some amazing runs with limited hiking.  Rich went with a couple of freinds to ski the Arbaron in Le Grand Massif - you need to be very careful if you are skiing off piste and take great care, be well prepared and kitted up with the right equipment.  If...

Blue Monday - Powder Day in Le Grand Massif January 2017.

7th February 2017 | Posted by: Rich Evans

Remember Blue Monday in January?  We went and played in the powder instead!

Remember Blue Monday back in January when we were meant to be depressed and down and well life was all too much? We did as fortunately it snowed so we went out and had fun instead! 

An Arbaron Adventure - February 2017

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...

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...