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Powdair Launches Flights From Manchester Airport

Today Powdair Airline are assembled at the Ellis Brigham Mountain Sports Deansgate store for their Manchester Airport launch day! If you are in the area head over to Ellis Brigham to meet the team from 10am – 5pm. They have stacks of prizes on offer, & a truck load of information. Who Are Powdair? Powdair will be connecting eight European airports with Sion, Switzerland from December 2017. Our Winter 17/18 flight timetable commences on

JUST ANNOUNCED - Skadi, the World’s First Skiing Adventure Game and Premium Audio Visual Ski Guiding App partners with FIS ahead of winter 2017/18

  Multi language ski guide app, SKADI, have announced their official partnership with FIS in the lead up to this coming winter season. Ahead of winter 17/18, Skadi’s exclusive partnership with FIS gives them official approval from the industry governing body to develop the app for the world’s biggest digital ski club in the run up to the Pyeongchang Olympics and beyond. Skadi is available to download on iOS and GooglePlay now. The standard services are free, and the premium ski club membership with further services

WOW Crazy Ski Deals To Bulgaria From £199

You heard us right!! You can escape to the ravishing slopes of Borovets, Bulgaria for as little £199 pp for a 3 night break staying in the 4* Hotel Lion . What is more they will throw in 2 days complimentary ski hire & lift pass!! So What Is Included 3/5/7 Night Breaks Return flights from London Stansted, Luton, Gatwick, Manchester & Glasgow. Hand luggage included. Stay at the 4* Lion Hotel

Ski Jump With Eddie The Eagle At The Calgary Olympic Park This Winter

Unique opportunity to learn ski jumping with the legend Eddie ‘The Eagle’ Edwards at The Calgary Olympic Park this winter and enjoy a week’s skiing with him at Kicking Horse Mountain Resort. Eddie ‘The Eagle’ Edwards will return to the scene of his 1988 Winter Olympic ski jumping debut this winter and offer his coaching services to a group of skiers following a week’s skiing in Kicking Horse. The trip,

Action Outdoors Launch Short Break Ski Holidays In Eleven Resorts Across The French Alps

Action Outdoors, the ski and snowboard holiday company offering value for money accommodation and courses for all levels based in the UCPA centres across the French Alps, has launched a number of short breaks for winter 2017-18. Prices start at £245 per person for a four night stay including full-board accommodation, four day ski pass and ski or snowboard equipment hire and holidays start from November 24th in the high-altitude

Share with a Swede? Action Outdoors Launch New Holidays For The 2017-18 Winter Season

Action Outdoors Launch New Holidays For The 2017-18 Winter Season That Include New Singles Weeks, Ski Touring Short Breaks And Hundreds Of Other Courses, With Early Booking Incentives Action Outdoors, the UK tour operator that runs ski and snowboard holidays through the UCPA centres across the French Alps, has launched its new 2017-18 winter season courses that are available to book online now. From new singles holidays that share dates

Today Mammoth Brings A Close To California’s longest ski season

  Today, August 6, 2017, Mammoth Mountain will officially close for the 2016-17 winter season. That’s right—after 270 days of skiing and snowboarding over the past nine months, the California resort will shut down its lifts until November 9, marking its second longest season on record. Statistics from resort officials estimate that Mother Nature blessed Mammoth with 800-plus inches at the summit and 618 inches of snowfall at the base lodge, the second-most

Elevation launch short break cycling holiday in the French Alps that takes on the famous Col Challenge

Elevation, the Morzine based luxury self-catering chalet company, has launched a new short break in partnership with cycle specialists, Buzz Performance, that takes on the famous Col Challenge route that conquers some of the famous local passes as seen on the Tour de France; Col du Joux Plane, Col de la Ramaz and the Col De La Colombiere. Running throughout the summer, the three days cycling is fully guided and supported with

New airline launches, opening up routes into heart of the Swiss Alps

New airline powdair has launched ticket sales through its website powdair.ski with a winter schedule that links Sion Airport with eight destinations across the UK, Germany and Belgium. The skiers airline, based in Sion – the heart of Switzerland’s winter sports region, the Valais, will offer skiers and snowboarders from the UK, Northern Germany and the Benelux Countries, the chance to reach some of the world’s most famous mountain resorts quickly and efficiently. Flights commence from December 14, 2017 and

Verbier Sports Centre Fire

Images courtesy of verbier.com   Fire broke out at Verbier Sports Centre just after 1pm today, June 9th. Thankfully no one was hurt in the fire that tore apart the Verbier Sports Centre. The Centre sportif restaurant, indoor pool and ice rink have been burnt to the ground. The rear tennis courts are also burnt, and substantial damage to the new sports hall. *UPDATE – Sat 10th June* This morning fire