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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 !

30th October 2017 | Posted by: Rich Evans

A Different Type of Holiday

Gone are the days of tiny basic self catered apartments - now you can have luxury and still be independent. Our new partners at Square Break have merged with OneFineStay and have some great accommodation to chose from - check out their apartments, chalets, villas & houses here....

onefinestay. The best homes. The best service.

Bains de Llo
22nd January 2017 | Posted by: Rich Evans

MORE THERMAL BATHS IN THE PYRENEES - BAINS DE LLO

About a 15 minute drive outside Font Romeu are the thermal baths of Bains de Llo - pronounced yo - as in yo-yo.  We're clearly very close to Spain! We'd spent the day skiing and I can't think of a better way to relax tired legs than a visit the hot baths. The...

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 February 2016 | Posted by: Rich Evans

Go for a Ski Weekend and Save Your Holiday Days for a Summer Vacation

This is a guest blog by Mark Barber from Ski Weekends. I hate February!  With Christmas decorations boxed up and packed away in my loft long ago and the New Year’s Day annual hangover being all but a distant and fading memory, the days are short, nights are long and it is...

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...

Chez Toi Morzine
18th October 2013 | Posted by: Rich Evans

Flexible Catering for your Ski Accommodation!

   This is a guest blog by Chez Toi.   So everyone who has ever skied knows about the traditional ‘Catered Chalet’ holiday which has been around for decades.  You probably also know that you can stay in self-catered accommodation, be it an apartment or...

30th April 2013 | Posted by: Rich Evans

The Ski Season That Doesn’t Want To End!

  Wow what a season that was!  Well when I say was perhaps I should be saying is, as it isn’t really over if you look at the snow that is still around! Ok it is over in terms of the majority of the resorts now being closed but there is still a load of snow and if you are into...

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