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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.

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...

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...

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...

Skiing amazing powder snow in Le Grand Massif
14th February 2013 | Posted by: Rich Evans | Comments: 1

14th February - Snow Report from Le Grand Massif

Wow! The snow has been amazing! I have been lucky enough to be staying in Les Carroz for the last couple of weeks and it has barely stopped snowing! Half Term is next week and there are still some February Half Term deals available - take a look at our Ski Deals page to find out more and click...

14 February Snow Report

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

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...