Tag: ski

Guide to 2014 ski festivals

Guide to 2014 ski festivals

SOME of the world’s best music festivals now take place at ski resorts during the winter. And to prove it the ski holidays expert, Crystal , has pu [...]
Chalet Colinn in Val d’Isere

Chalet Colinn in Val d’Isere

From a ruin to a luxury mountain retreat in Val d’Isère [...]
‘Braveheart’ Lift Open At The Nevis Range

‘Braveheart’ Lift Open At The Nevis Range

IN 1996 the Nevis Range installed a chairlift called 'Braveheart' which lets us access the expansive Back Corrie area. This area usually misses out on [...]
How’s About That Then Guys & Gals?

How’s About That Then Guys & Gals?

JIMMY Savile isn't the kind of person we'd normally associate with the outdoors...but then that's the whole point of this latest video; to show that t [...]
Ski Single Day And The Science Of Falling In Love

Ski Single Day And The Science Of Falling In Love

NEXT Monday, if you're single, chances are that you'll be sick of Valentines Day. You could always escape up to Scotland for some skiing though bec [...]
Fresh Tracks

Fresh Tracks

AHH, there's nothing quite like making fresh tracks on the first lift up of the day. More often than not, lifts start running early to make sure th [...]
Are You a Super Slider Rider?

Are You a Super Slider Rider?

"JUST slip them on your boots. It's easy to be a Super Slider Rider," says the voiceover in this retro commercial. Sales of plastic sledges in the [...]
40,000 have skied Scotland already

40,000 have skied Scotland already

With all the chaos of taking a flight abroad for a ski holiday, it seems many of us have decided to avoid all that by staying local and skiing in Scot [...]
What? I can ski in Morocco?

What? I can ski in Morocco?

There are donkeys which drag you up the ski slopes in the resort of Oukaimeden in the Atlas mountains. There are also chairlifts now, seven of them [...]
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Sign up for Snow Alerts

It dumped it down with snow in Scotland last year. And it's looking every bit as likely that the conditions this year will have us loading up the ca [...]
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