Browsing entries tagged with Skiing

10 Mar 2018

Half-term family skiing in the Haute Maurienne Vanoise

By Jon Chittock, dad of Azara, 11 Twenty years of skiing in Alps and I’ve tried pretty much every combination of ski trip, from independent, budget self-catering to luxury packages. Luxury is relative…

26 Jan 2018

Skiing Chamonix in the sun

Editor Watts enjoys the Balme area of Chamonix’s skiing

23 Jan 2018

Christmas family skiing in France

By Ben Moore of family ski website paralleltrails.co.uk It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. Apologies Mr Dickens for stealing one of your opening lines, but it sums up perfectly what families…

18 Jan 2018

Snowstorm hits Chamonix

Editor Watts had a great couple of days skiing powder in Chamonix

7 Jan 2018

An adventure in the Haute Maurienne

As well as web editor of Where to Ski and Snowboard, I am a freelance travel writer for national newspapers and magazines and during the ski season my job involves getting on planes sometimes almost week…

21 Dec 2017

Skiing Tignes in mixed weather

Dave had all types of weather in Tignes last week

13 Dec 2017

Snow prospects excellent for Christmas and New Year skiers

Editor Watts had a great morning skiing in Tignes today

10 Dec 2017

Editor Watts’ first ski of the season

Three contrasting days in Val d’Isère

2 May 2017

Time to aim high for Easter

I’m no meteorologist or climate change scientist but I have been family skiing for ten years and there have unquestionably been some changes to snow conditions over that period. For many years, when…

15 Apr 2017

Can you family ski the Chamonix valley?

Skiing in Chamonix is suprisingly family friendly if you know where to go

27 Jan 2017

Popping my heliski cherry

Heliskiing, not for the faint-hearted, right? Well, wrong, actually — tick it off your bucket-list now

3 Dec 2016

Fabulous early season conditions in Val d’Isère

Web Editor Abi Butcher enjoys a last-minute trip to Val d’Isère with Le Chardon Mountain Lodges

23 Nov 2016

Behind the scenes in Megève with Stanford Skiing

The ski area of Megève is due to open several weeks early thanks to the abundance of snow that has fallen over the Alps in the past week — and so far it’s looking like this is going to be a good…

31 Oct 2016

Short skiing breaks

12 Sep 2016

Snow-sure December skiing in high-altitude Reberty!

Francesca Pangli, director of Powder N Shine in Reberty explains why the ski resort is a good bet for December skiing

30 Aug 2016

The joys of summer skiing

WTSS web editor Abi Butcher heads to Cervinia on a ski instructor course

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