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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...

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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

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

22nd January 2017 | Posted by: Rich Evans


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


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


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...

20th January 2017 | Posted by: Rich Evans


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


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...

10th January 2017 | Posted by: Rich Evans

IT’S SNOWING!  Rich is in The Pyrenees

Rich is in The Pyrenees and it looks like winter has arrived!  The snow is there, conditions are great, the pistes are empty, what more do you want?

Rich Reports from Font Romeu in The Pyrenees

5th January 2017 | Posted by: Rich Evans


Rich reports from Morzine where there has been some fresh snow at last!  He has a chat with Dom from Skiology who was skiing in Avoriaz this morning. Skiology have some great flexible breaks available in Grands Sapin, their chalet in the middle of Morzine - click here to find out more...

Rich Reports from Morzine with Dom from Skiology

Win A Ski Holiday for Two to the French Alps with Ski Amis

Win a catered chalet ski holiday for two in one of the world’s largest ski areas! Indulge on a full English breakfast, homemade cakes and 3 course meals with unlimited wine for 7 nights in the French Alps! You could be staying in Les Menuires or La Tania– all great resorts with skiing heights up to 2850m and plenty of après ski, bars and restaurants on your doorstep. Catered Chalets that are ski in/ski out, traditional, big enough for the whole family or in a peaceful beautiful location – the choice is yours if you win.

With a large list to choose from, there will be a chalet to suit you! 


Les Menuires, Three Valleys

Chalets de Bruyeres– This perfect ski in/ski out location is right at the bottom of the piste. The gondola at the backdoor will take your straight up to 2850m! Whilst your there, have a go on speed mountain (suitable for children and adults), dine out for one night and try some traditional French cuisine and maybe even treat yourself to a spa day at the wellness centre next door. 

Chalets de Bettaix– Choose one of these chalets if you aren’t a party animal and enjoy the views of a pretty traditional village. These chalets are located in the village of Bettaix, right next to the River Doron – enjoy your full English breakfast whilst watching the river flow past the balcony window. 

La Tania, Three Valleys

Chalet Christine, Titania or Morgane– Ski through the trees in this great south facing resort with great access to the whole of the Three Valleys. These chalets are close to everything. La Tania is a pedestrianised resort so you are only 5 minutes away from the piste, a lift or a bar! 


Holiday Details 

Ski Holiday for 2 people in the French Alps

  • One week March 2020 (subject to availability/non peak weeks) 
  • Super Saver service transfer from Geneva included
  • Standard Service Chalet (subject to availability) 
  • Les Menuires: Chalets de Bruyeres, Katerina or Lorraine
  • La Tania: Titania, Morgane or Christine 
  • Flights, ski passes, ski hire and ski lessons are not included 


Terms and Conditions

Holiday is subject to our standard terms and conditions but in addition:

  • Transfers are based on our ‘Super Saver Service’ - we don't provide any guarantees on the waiting time with this service - other than we will get you to your accommodation on Saturday at some point.  
  • For this service you need to book a flight which lands before 12h00 on your arrival day and departs after 15h00 on your departure day.
  • Chalets are available for any of the following weeks – 7th, 14th, 21st or 28th March 2020 subject to availability – alternative dates may be possible for a charge and would be subject to availability
  • Available chalets are in La Tania or Les Menuires only and are for our standard service.
  • Lift passes, equipment and lessons must be booked through our pre booking service via our sales office

Flights, ski passes, ski hire and ski lessons are not included, Altitude Holidays general competiton terms here