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18th December 2017 | Posted by: James.Gambrill

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4th February 2017 | Posted by: Rich Evans

WINTER IS HERE!

Winter seems to have arrived at last!  Rich is in the Alps and can report that snow is falling and the wind is blowing!  Check out all the latest deals and availabiltiy by cleicking here.

Rich Reports from a very wintery Alps on 4th February.

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 - 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

AX 3 DOMAINES - THE BEGINNERS AREA [VIDEO]

Ax 3 Domaines is investing in new lifts and expanding – their most recent addition has been to improve the beginners area. It is a completely safe, fenced off area only for beginners – more experienceD skiers are kept out of the way so that beginners of all ages can practice...

Ax 3 Domaines in The Pyrenees - Perfect For Beginner skiers

22nd January 2017 | Posted by: Rich Evans

AX 3 DOMAINES - THE SKI AREA [VIDEO]

Stefane an ESF instructor guided us around all of the areas of Ax 3 Domains and in this video he explains a bit more about the ski area and about the three different domains that make up the whole ski area.

Ax 3 Domaines in The Pyrenees - The 3 Domaines (areas)

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...

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

DISCOVERING LES ANGLES

WE'RE ON A ROAD TRIP IN THE PYRENNES AND ARE MOVING ON TO LES ANGLES…(read the about the whole trip here) PART 3 - LES ANGLES We are on the move again as we drive to Les Angles – it’s an easy drive of around 20 minutes from Font Romeu and we’re...

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,...

Ax 3 Domaines
20th January 2017 | Posted by: Rich Evans

AN ADVENTURE IN THE PYRENEES

A WEEK IN THE PRYENEES THE JOURNEY... I’d never been to the Pyrenees and yet I have skied since I was a child and been fortunate to ski most of the major Alpine resorts, I’ve skied in the US and Canada but never made it to the Pyrenees for some reason so when the opportunity came up I...