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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 !

11th December 2017 | Posted by: Rich Evans

Where Did I Park My Car?

Weather report by Mark Fielding of Huski, Bourg Saint Maurice. I arrived in Bourg two weeks ago to tales of a disastrous early season last year. Calamitous accounts of “grass” and “walking” instead of skiing, such was the lack of snow.  Rest assured this year will not...

22nd January 2017 | Posted by: Rich Evans

FOOD & DRINK IN THE PRYENEES

This is a guest blog by Amber W. I've been visiting France for many years and have always been surprised by the cuisine. I understand France has numerous world famous restaurants and chefs, it is known as a country of high quality dining and I've therefore been disappointed at the lack of...

22nd January 2017 | Posted by: Rich Evans

THE SECRET NATURAL HOT BATHS - SHHHH DON’T TELL ANYONE!  [VIDEO]

This one is a bit of a secret and you won’t find any leaflets in the tourist office about it but if you are in the area and in any way like a little adventure ask a friendly local about the natural baths of Meren.  It’s just outside Ax, you’ll need a car as it’s a...

Ax 3 Domaines in The Pyrenees - The Secret Natural Hot Baths

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...

Birthday ski in Mammoth
8th December 2016 | Posted by: Rich Evans

CAN YOU SKI ON YOUR BIRTHDAY?

I’ve always envied people who can ski on their birthday – I learnt to ski when I was 8 years old and yet have never been able to ski on my birthday.  One of my sisters has a March birthday and has regularly skied on her birthday – including her 40th in Whistler! My...

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...

19th July 2016 | Posted by: Rich Evans

Why A Ski Weekend?

There are many people I’ve known over the years who’ve caught the ski or snowboard bug and went off on a few ski holidays during their late teens or early twenties, but then suddenly stopped going. There are a few factors involved, including financial ones that often involve starting a...

11th April 2016 | Posted by: Rich Evans

Five Reasons To Travel To Your Ski Holiday Resort By Coach

Guest Blog by Patrick Thorne  Although (or perhaps because) it offers the cheapest way to go skiing, coach travel can be seen as the poor relation of flying, or even self-drive or rail to the Alps. But that can be a mistake if you’re prepared to consider the full realities, and...

26th November 2015 | Posted by: Rich Evans

Five things to do in Morzine!

This is a guest blog from Guide2Morzine who provide all the information you need about Morzine and surrounding areas.   Morzine in the Haute-Savoie region of the French Alps is where I call home.  In my opinion Morzine is a ski resort like no other.  Rather than being a purpose...