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2nd December 2016 | Posted by: James.Gambrill

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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 is available for either sale or rent. You can also find a variety of technical clothing and ... view entry

11th November 2016 | Posted by: James.Gambrill

Chamonix’s Sweet Spots

Sweet Spot - an optimum point or combination of factors or qualities Chamonix - a resort area near the junction of France, Switzerland and Italy  People often ask us “so, what's your favourite place to ski in Chamonix?”. The answer is that neither Breezy nor I have a favourite domain or even a favourite run. Yes, the Vallee Blanche is an fantastic run and has so many ... view entry

20th May 2016 | Posted by: James.Gambrill

Is Chamonix the perfect ski town?

Chamonix has been synoymous with skiing and snowboarding since the early 1900's and the first ever Winter Olympics - held in Chamonix in 1924 - put it firmly on the map as a premier winter sports destination. More than 90 years on, it still has a place in most skiers 'top 10'. But unlike some of the other mega resorts, Chamonix has kept a charm and sense of history, not to mention more ... view entry

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 things up!  Really? The press do that? Surely not I hear you say!  Afraid so I say! It seems ... view entry

8th November 2013 | Posted by: Rich Evans

Ski Pass Price Comparison

This is a guest blog by Tim at The Tasty Ski Company Tim has taken time out of the kitchen and been crunching his calculater!   The start of the ski season is fast approaching and already we are all scrambling to book our favourite resort for this winter. But what exactly makes a ski area a great ski area?  Value for money certainly comes into it, and the cost of the lift pass can ... view entry

Into The Mind London Premiere - after show party
8th October 2013 | Posted by: Rich Evans

Edinburgh’s turn for Into The Mind

This is a guest blog from Emily Millns from www.subzeroevents.com  ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- After the success of the UK premiere of Into the Mind last week we are looking at a sellout at the Edinburgh premiere! On the evening of Monday 14th October, Sub Zero Events in association with Sherpas Cinemas will be ... view entry