February 2017

Special Offer For Young People To Ski In The Alps This Winter With Action Outdoors

  Action Outdoors has cut the price off a ski holiday to Tignes in March by 30%, helping to make a winter sports holiday for young people aged 18-25 accessible despite challenges with the exchange rate. The all-inclusive holiday to one of the world’s top winter sports resorts is now available at £558 per person (was £792), but unlike many ski holidays with a base cost in excess of this

New Ski And Cookery Holiday Launches in the French Alps This April – Cookies Kitchen Workshop

  Cookies Kitchen Workshop is a brand new holiday launched by R&S Chalet Collection in the French ski resort of Morzine. With a choice of either a five or seven night stay, guests will participate in preparing and cooking a daily meal from the chalet’s gourmet menus under the watchful eye and guidance of Chef Eric Fleury, aka Cookie. Following some morning food prep, guests can enjoy the day on

Summer Ski Course: Learn To Speak German And Work As A Ski Instructor in St Anton

SnoworksGAP has launched a new course combining German language lessons with an Austrian ski instructor qualification that guarantees employment in St Anton for winter 2017-18 for successful candidates. The course takes place on the high altitude glacier in Hintertux, Austria, for three weeks during the summer and qualifies students at the first level of the Austrian ski instructor system known as the Antwärter. Once qualified, there’s a guaranteed job available

Luxury Alps Property Developer Launches Show Apartment in Les Gets

  Alpine Lodges, developer of the prestigious Keystone Lodge, Mammoth Lodge and Le C residences in Courchevel has constructed a 120 metre Squared show apartment on the site of their Annapurna and Kinabalu residences in Les Gets, Portes du Soleil. The property, which opened last week and comes complete with a kitchen, open plan living space, bathroom and bedroom, allows potential property purchasers to experience the standard of finish, location

Ryanair Adding New Destinations & More Flights To It's Winter Flight Program

Ryanair, Europe’s No. 1 airline, launched its biggest-ever London winter schedule (2017), with 3 new London Stansted routes to Aalborg, Oradea and Pardubice, 6 new winter services to Cagliari, Copenhagen, Naples,  Nice, Oslo Torp and Ponta Delgada, more flights on 13 existing routes and over 140 routes in total, which will deliver 23.8m customers p.a. in total at Ryanair’s 3 London Airports, supporting 17,000* jobs. The new Extended Winter Flight

What’s Free in Colorado Ski Country

Colorado Ski Country USA (CSCUSA) ski areas are known for their world class snow, skiing and snowboarding and overall guest experience, but many guests, including ski area veterans, may not realize there are many free offerings throughout ski country to enjoy. Below are some of the free opportunities that CSCUSA members have to offer: Wolf Creek Ski Area Free Horseshoe Bowl Snowcat to Reach Expert Terrain To help guests take advantage

Hirscher wins slalom gold at World Alpine Championships

As the FIS World Alpine Skiing Championship 2017 drew to a close in St Moritz in Switzerland, we saw an exciting finale in the form of the slalom event. For the first time in over a decade Britain had a real medal contender in the form of Dave Ryding. His place already established in the worlds top 10 slalom racers, after some incredible results, he entered the race with a

33RD ANNUAL PEAK TO VALLEY RACE RETURNS TO WHISTLER BLACKCOMB FEBRUARY 24 & 25

Credit: Paul Morrison/Whistler Blackcomb The Peak to Valley Race, presented by Smirnoff, returns to Whistler Blackcomb February 24-25. Entering into its 33rd year, the Peak to Valley Race is Whistler Blackcomb’s longest standing event and is the longest race of its kind in the world with a vertical drop of 1,443 metres, 180 gates and over five kilometres in length. “This year, the plan is for the course to follow

Watch Dave 'Rocket' Ryding Lead Medal Chase As BBC Show World Champs On Red Button

 GB’s Ryding made skiing history in Kitzbuhel, leading the 1st run and following that with a storming second run to finish 2nd! Great news for all you avid British ski fans as BBC will be showing the entire Alpine World Ski Championships on the ‘Red Button’. Slalom skier Dave Ryding leads British hopes of a first world skiing championship medal in St Moritz, Switzerland. The 30-year-old matched Britain’s best alpine

Graham Bell, Wed’ze’s Newest Ambassador

  Decathlon and Wed’ze are proud to announce Graham Bell as their newest brand ambassador. In Graham Bell’s own words: I’m delighted to be working with Decathlon and the Wed’ze brand. I love the ethos behind the brand, to make the pleasure and benefits of sport available to many and as a huge sports enthusiast myself this message really resonates with me and I feel it is something tonne encouraged.