Browsing entries tagged with Lift Pass

26 Oct 2018

Take a virtual-reality heli-ski ride with the Ikon Pass

Take a virtual-reality heli-ski ride with the Ikon Pass

If you haven’t every been heli-skiing, now’s your chance to experience it first-hand — well, the virtual reality version, anyway. On Monday 12 November, CHM Heli-Skiing will debut is virtual reality…

6 Oct 2018

Discounted Swiss ski passes are back

Discounted Swiss ski passes are back

Discounted ski passes are back in Switzerland, across resorts including Saas-Fee, Crans Montana and Grimentz-Zinal — and if you buy this weekend you are guaranteed a bargain. The Magic Pass is back this…

1 Oct 2018

New lift and ski passes in the Haute Maurienne Vanoise

New lift and ski passes in the Haute Maurienne Vanoise

The Haute Maurienne Vanoise has changed its ski passes for this winter, re-naming its Eski-Mo Ski Pass and adding a new one, both offering access to the valley’s fabulous family-friendly ski resorts…

20 Jul 2018

Early bird holiday bargains

Early bird holiday bargains

There are currently some great deals to snap up, so if you are thinking about booking for the winter 2018/19 season, have a look at the bargains section of our website. Stanford Skiing are currently…

6 Jul 2018

Crystal changes family ski holidays format

Crystal changes family ski holidays format

Crystal Ski Holidays confirms some new changes to their Whizz Kids Club including its new name: Beanie Bear Club. This new childcare provision will be focused on 3-8 year olds (previously 3-11 year olds)…

9 Apr 2018

Ski for €1 in Les 2 Alpes this April

Ski for €1 in Les 2 Alpes this April

For the rest of this month, the French ski resort of Les 2 Alpes is offering ski passes for €1 when you stay in selected hotels in resort. Until 28 April (the offer began on Friday 6 April) if you stay…

12 Feb 2018

Kitzbühel offers spring discounts

Kitzbühel offers spring discounts

The traditional and historic Austrian ski resort of Kitzbühel will this year again be open for spring skiing until 1 May, thanks to a world class snowmaking system. The iconic resort enjoys one of the…

6 Feb 2018

Ikon Pass offers skiing across US

Ikon Pass offers skiing across US

Some of North America’s biggest ski resorts have joined forces to launch the Ikon Pass — a seasonal lift pass offering access to some top destinations. Aspen Snowmass, Steamboat, Winter Park and Copper…

24 Nov 2017

New Ski Explorer App released

New Ski Explorer App released

Crystal Ski Holidays will next week release an updated and improved version of its popular Ski Explorer App which will allow skiers to plan their days on the mountain before they step foot outside their…

20 Nov 2017

New Solaise lift pass for €36

New Solaise lift pass for €36

Val d’Isère has launched a new lift pass allowing skiers access to Solaise for just €36 per day, around £32 using today’s exchange rate. For skiers who are interested in just having a quiet, leisurely…

7 Nov 2017

Ski Amis launches Autumn sale

Ski Amis launches Autumn sale

Ski Amis have launched their Autumn sale with catered chalet prices now from only £299 per person. With only five weeks before the resorts open their doors and the Alps receiving a metre of snow over…

19 Oct 2017

Andermatt offers flexible pass prices

Andermatt offers flexible pass prices

The newly-linked Swiss ski resorts of Andermatt and Sedrun and introducing a new flexible pricing structure to their ski passes for the coming season, allowing skiers access to the resorts’ slopes for…

17 Oct 2017

Morzine slashes skiing prices

Morzine slashes skiing prices

Prices in European ski resorts have plunged in the past year — with Morzine costing 13% less during the 2016/17 season than the winter before, according to a report by the Post Office. The report,…

10 Jul 2017

4 Vallées launch mega deal for U25s

4 Vallées launch mega deal for U25s

Another season ski pass deal has been announced in Switzerland — offering young skiers incredible value in the 4 Vallées if they buy it this autumn. The Mont4Card is aimed at skiers aged 25 and under,…

30 Mar 2017

Saas-Fee crowdfunds ski passes again

Saas-Fee crowdfunds ski passes again

Following on from its record-breaking crowdfunding campaign last year, Saas-Fee is repeating its sale of season ski passes for CHF222 — though this year Saas-Grund is included, too. Last October, Saas-Fee…

9 Mar 2017

Ski for free in the Aosta Valley

Ski for free in the Aosta Valley

The Aosta Valley in Italy is offering free lift passes for skiers booking accommodation through its ski resorts’ tourist offices. Over selected dates between now and the end of the season, Breuil Cervinia,…

1 Feb 2017

Les Arcs to celebrate British skiers

Les Arcs to celebrate British skiers

The French ski resort of Les Arcs is hosting a week-long celebration of all things British at the end of March. With some 45 per cent of the resort’s visitors coming from the UK, Les Arcs has decided…

14 Dec 2016

Peak Retreats joins forces with Club Med

Peak Retreats joins forces with Club Med

French Alps specialist Peak Retreats, best known for its wide selection of self-catering ski accommodation, has teamed up with Club Med to offer all-inclusive ski holidays. In response to what it says…

9 Dec 2016

Free lift passes if you’re 40 in Valmorel

Free lift passes if you’re 40 in Valmorel

The French ski resort of Valmorel is this season celebrating its 40th birthday — and offering free ski passes for anyone celebrating their 40th birthday, too. The Tarentaise resort opens on 17 December…

24 Nov 2016

Saas-Fee bargain ski passes now valid

Saas-Fee bargain ski passes now valid

The Swiss ski resort of Saas-Fee has run the most successful crowdfunding project in Europe and has announced that its bargain season passes — which have been selling for CHF 222 (around £183) — are…

23 Nov 2016

Grab a White Week ski holiday bargain

Grab a White Week ski holiday bargain

It’s that time of year again — forget Black Friday, the idea has snowballed within the ski industry which is celebrating White Wednesday, White Friday and even White Week offers. Ski Famille is offering…

31 Oct 2016

Short skiing breaks

30 Aug 2016

Inghams ski adds Montgenèvre

Inghams ski adds Montgenèvre

Ski tour operator Inghams has added the resort of Montgenèvre in France to its programme for the forthcoming season. Inghams will offer two chalets in Montgenèvre, the3.5 diamond Chalet Rocher de L’Aigle…

9 Aug 2016

New UK flights to Jackson Hole

New UK flights to Jackson Hole

The iconic ski resort of Jackson Hole in Wyoming is becoming even easier for UK skiers to visit this winter, with the addition of four new flights from London Heathrow each week. The new route, which connects…

28 Jul 2016

Last chance to grab early booking offers

Last chance to grab early booking offers

Early booking offers on ski holidays across Europe and North America are running out soon. While skiers are worrying about the cost of Brexit, tour operators are offering a mass of incentives to ensure…

16 Jun 2016

Book now for a fantastic ski deal

Book now for a fantastic ski deal

It might be nearly Summer Solstice but are you already starting to plan this season’s ski holiday? There’s no better time to book than right now with fantastic deals running for the next couple of…

25 May 2016

Chill Factore launches Snowboard Social

Chill Factore launches Snowboard Social

Snowboarders in the Manchester area can now get together once a week for a group social evening for informal tuition and networking. Chill Factore, at Trafford Quays Leisure Village just outside Manchester…

3 May 2016

Readers take winning trip to La Plagne

Readers take winning trip to La Plagne

Where to Ski and Snowboard reader Keith Wild and his wife Alison have returned from a trip to La Plagne that they won for submitting a resort report for this year’s book. Mr Wild said despite having…

27 Apr 2016

Bumper ski season for Vail Resorts

Bumper ski season for Vail Resorts

This season was a bumper one for Vail Resorts, with nearly 20% more visitors to its US ski resorts. The company has released its season-on-season figures on lift sales, reporting that the winter of 2015/16…

10 Feb 2016

Skiing costs more as sterling falls

Skiing costs more as sterling falls

Bad news for skiing families this half term — the value of sterling has fallen by more than 10 per cent in the past two months. According to the Post Office Travel Money, although prices are still lower…

5 Dec 2015

Big price drops in ski resorts this season

Big price drops in ski resorts this season

Prices are down in three-quarters of ski resorts this season, according to new research — with cheapest prices to be found in Bansko in Bulgaria. This year’s Ski Resort Report, released this morning…

6 Nov 2015

Megève joins Mont Blanc ski pass

Megève joins Mont Blanc ski pass

The French ski resort of Megève will this year join the Mont Blanc Unlimited Ski Pass — giving skiers and snowboarders access to nearly 1,000km of skiing in three different countries. The Mont Blanc…

19 Oct 2015

More glacier ski areas open in the Alps

More glacier ski areas open in the Alps

It has snowed again in the Alps, and more ski resorts are beginning to open! Skiers enjoyed fantastic conditions in Cervinia, Italy last weekend, with 120cm of snow on the 3,500m Plateau Rosà glacier…

14 Oct 2015

New lifts and pistes in Three Valleys

New lifts and pistes in Three Valleys

It’s all change in the Three Valleys this winter, with new pistes, lifts and hotels in almost all of the resorts. In Val Thorens, a new red piste called Chasse, in the Plein Sud sector, continuing the…

1 Oct 2015

France most popular country for skiers

France most popular country for skiers

More ski passes were sold in France last season than any other country in the world, according to a statement released by Domaines Skiables de France (DSF) this week. The DSF represents 200 ski areas in…

14 Aug 2015

Verbier reduces ski pass prices

Verbier reduces ski pass prices

Verbier and the 4 Vallées ski area have lowered the price of their lift passes in response to the strong Swiss Franc. The prices of day tickets will be reduced during low- and mid-season weeks, and a…

22 Jun 2015

Tarentaise launches Alpine Legends pass

Tarentaise launches Alpine Legends pass

Three of France’s biggest ski areas are joining forces to offer a single pass. Following in the footsteps of US ski resorts which have combined to offer adventurous skiers and snowboarders a range of…

29 Apr 2015

End-of-season freshies in Scotland

End-of-season freshies in Scotland

While most ski resorts have closed now — or are closing this weekend — there’s a surprising end-of-season celebration going on in Scotland at the moment. This morning, Cairngorm mountain reports…

24 Apr 2015

US resorts to tighten liability waivers

US resorts to tighten liability waivers

Ski resorts in Oregan, USA are considering asking skiers and snowboarders to sign tight liability waivers to protect themselves against lawsuits over injuries and deaths on the slopes. There are 10 ski…

7 Apr 2015

Another top act to close Ischgl

Another top act to close Ischgl

It might be April, but the snow hasn’t stopped, and the Austrian resort of Ischgl is already gearing up to its season finale “Top of the Mountain” concert. The record-breaking US band Thirty Seconds…

5 Mar 2015

Pay what you want for Davos ski pass

Pay what you want for Davos ski pass

The Swiss ski resorts of Davos and Klosters have launched a campaign allowing visitors to pay what they want for their ski passes. Following on from cost-saving initiatives in Crans Montana and Verbier,…

20 Feb 2015

Could you build a prize-winning igloo?

Could you build a prize-winning igloo?

A unique competition takes place in the Swiss ski resort of Adelboden next month — igloo building. The resort, which shares a ski area with nearby Lenk, will host its annual Igloo Festival on 14 and…

5 Feb 2015

Verbier reduces prices to help skiers

Verbier reduces prices to help skiers

Businesses in Verbier have slashed up to 15% off their prices to help visitors struggling with the recent currency swing. In January, the Swiss National bank cancelled its fixed exchange rate policy, causing…

14 Jan 2015

Ski in Scotland on World Snow Day

Ski in Scotland on World Snow Day

It’s snowing in Scotland, just in time for World Snow Day this weekend, and a host of offers to get families skiing and snowboarding. On Sunday (18 January), Glencoe, Glenshee and Nevis Range as well…

12 Jan 2015

Ski resorts cut prices for 2015

Ski resorts cut prices for 2015

Prices in ski resorts across Europe have plunged by up to 23 per cent, according to a survey by Post Office Travel Money. The survey, which was compiled using prices from 27 resorts in Europe and North…

5 Dec 2014

Free skiing for Santas in Verbier

Free skiing for Santas in Verbier

Among all the doom and gloom about bare patches in the Alps — Ski Welt in Austria becoming the latest to delay its opening date — one ski resort is remaining upbeat. Verbier is offering free lift…

26 Sep 2014

Win a pair of ski show tickets with WTSS

Win a pair of ski show tickets with WTSS

The ski shows in London and Manchester are only one month away — and we have four pairs of tickets to each event worth £24 and £20 respectively to give away. The shows kick of 24 October in Manchester,…

10 Sep 2014

Verbier reunites with 4 Vallées ski area

Verbier reunites with 4 Vallées ski area

Regular skiers of Verbier are breathing a sigh of relief that the Swiss resort has reunited with Nendaz, Veysonnaz and Thyon to form the 4 Vallées ski area once again, in an agreement that will last 18…

18 Jul 2014

Skiing for the price of a beer

Skiing for the price of a beer

Canada’s cult resort Red Mountain is adding another 200 acres of in-bound skiing for the 2014-15 season. Three new runs have been cut into the trees on the south side of Mt Kirkup and accessed by snowcat.…

25 Jun 2014

More bad news for 4 Vallées skiers

More bad news for 4 Vallées skiers

Verbier has confirmed that a chairlift key to the enjoyment of one of its most favoured off-piste routes will not be included in the new ski pass. On Monday, Verbier’s lift company, Téléverbier, announced…

24 Jun 2014

Skiers dismayed at Verbier break-away

Skiers dismayed at Verbier break-away

The announcement that Verbier has broken away from the 4 Vallées ski area — which includes Nendaz, Veysonnaz and Thyon — has been greeted with dismay. Where to Ski and Snowboard co-editor Dave Watts…

30 Apr 2014

Crested Butte joins Rocky Mountain pass

Crested Butte joins Rocky Mountain pass

Another ski pass partnership in the US is gathering momentum. Crested Butte and Eldora Mountain in Colorado have been added to the Rocky Mountain Super Pass for next season. For the 2014/15 ski season,…

20 Mar 2014

Ski 4 Cancer in 3V next week

Ski 4 Cancer in 3V next week

With “no make-up selfies” for Cancer Research taking social media by storm in the UK, next week a skiing challenge takes place in La Tania for the charity Ski 4 Cancer. Run for the first time in 2013,…

28 Jan 2014

Alpe d’Huez lift pass changes this year

Alpe d’Huez lift pass changes this year

A split between the lift and piste management companies in Alpe d’Huez and Oz-Vaujany this season has left some WTSS readers short-changed on their lift passes. A six-day Alpe d’Huez Grand Domaine…

27 Jan 2014

More fabulous February ski deals

More fabulous February ski deals

Last month we saw some recession-busting bargain ski holidays, but the deals keep on flooding in. So much so that, as the snow finally starts to fall in earnest, we thought we’d flag up a few more for…

17 Jan 2014

Arosa-Lenzerheide link opens tomorrow

Arosa-Lenzerheide link opens tomorrow

The new link between the Swiss ski resort of Arosa with nearby Lenzerheide opens tomorrow, 18 January. The combined ski area will now total around 225km of pistes and 42 lifts — thanks to the construction…

15 Jan 2014

Controversy over uphill skiing in the US

Controversy over uphill skiing in the US

Skinning — or ski touring up the piste — has become so popular in the US that increasing numbers of resorts are introducing rules to ensure skiers chip in with running costs and stay safe on the mountain.…

8 Jan 2014

Amazing ski holiday deals this week

Amazing ski holiday deals this week

If you want to grab a fantastic bargain, now is the time. The conditions are fantastic and there are ski deals everywhere — we’ve just added a load to our “bargains” section — but the offers…

1 Dec 2013

Free ski passes with Helly Hansen kit

Free ski passes with Helly Hansen kit

Splash out on some new ski kit and it could come with a one-day or two-for-one lift pass. Outdoor clothing specialist Helly Hansen has teamed up with 20 resorts to offer ski passes to skiers and snowboarders…

27 Nov 2013

Méribel gives away 100 ski passes

Méribel gives away 100 ski passes

Méribel is giving away 100 lift passes and 400 free breakfasts on Saturday, 7 December, to celebrate the opening day of the ski season. The first 100 skiers and snowboarders to show up at the reception…

8 Oct 2013

Ski shows give away 20,000 lift passes

Ski shows give away 20,000 lift passes

The Telegraph Ski and Snowboard Shows take place at the end of this month, with a massive 20,000 lift passes to give away. Some of the world’s best-known ski resorts, including Chamonix, Les 3 Vallées…

30 Aug 2013

Ski the 3 Vallées on Vail’s Epic Pass

Ski the 3 Vallées on Vail’s Epic Pass

The Three Valleys in France is the latest ski area to join Vail Resort’s Epic Pass, which already includes ski days Verbier and the Arlberg as well as the entire season in ten USA ski resorts. The Three…

7 Aug 2013

Ski areas of Arosa and Lenzerheide link

Ski areas of Arosa and Lenzerheide link

This winter, the Swiss ski resort of Arosa is linking its ski area with nearby Lenzerheide. The combined ski area will now total around 225km of pistes and 42 lifts. A new 1,694m cable car, capable of…

7 May 2013

One pass for Verbier, Arlberg and Vail

One pass for Verbier, Arlberg and Vail

Five days skiing in the Arlberg, Austria, Verbier in Switzerland and a season pass in top US resorts for just US$689 (£445)? Amazing value if you ask us. The Epic Pass, relaunched by Vail Resorts in 2011,…

4 Apr 2013

Fab April snow: don’t stop skiing

Fab April snow: don’t stop skiing

The pistes are empty, the lift queues non-existent and resorts are planning their closing weekends…but the snow in most places is outstanding and the sun is out, so if you have a chance to get away…

6 Mar 2013

Special deals for women skiers

Special deals for women skiers

If you’re a mum or even just female free and cut-price ski passes are coming your way this week. To celebrate International Women’s Day on Friday (8 March), the Swiss ski resort of Verbier is offering…

7 Jan 2013

Video yourself across the Alps this season

Video yourself across the Alps this season

Were you hoping to get a GoPro for Christmas? If Santa hasn’t delivered, fear not — ski resorts around the Alps have installed video systems in their half pipes and freestyle parks, with automatic…

17 Sep 2012

Free lift tickets at the Ski and Snowboard Show

Free lift tickets at the Ski and Snowboard Show

Visitors to this year’s Ski and Snowboard Show in London can claim a free day’s lift pass at one of six top resorts. Verbier, Chamonix, Tremblant, Aosta Valley, Mount Washington and Norway are offering…

22 Mar 2012

Scottish skiing welcomes VAT cut

Scottish skiing welcomes VAT cut

Scotland’s skiing industry has welcomed a VAT rate cut that ought to mean better value lift passes next winter. The government announced the decision as part of the chancellor’s budget plans,…

19 Mar 2012

Ski for free in Cervinia

Ski for free in Cervinia

Visit Cervinia in Italy between 29 April and 6 May and take advantage of a free lift pass for the duration of your stay. The resort, sharing slopes with Zermatt in Switzerland, will be issuing free passes…

8 Feb 2012

Kitz ski calling

3 Jan 2012

French lift passes get the VAT hike

French lift passes get the VAT hike

French lift passes are one of the items that will cost more as a result of the French government’s 1.5% increase in VAT (TVA in France) on these and other goods. The ruling took effect on 1 January…

16 Dec 2011

Portes du Soleil ready to open

The rest of the Portes du Soleil ski area is due to open this weekend, including all the links between the resorts. And conditions look very promising. New snow enabled the area to get going for the winter…

29 Nov 2011

Swiss resorts fight the franc

Swiss resorts fight the franc

With Switzerland ranked the most expensive place to ski in the Alps this winter, and the exchange rates poor recently, the resorts are finding ways to ease the holiday cost and keep the Brits coming to…

8 Nov 2011

New lift and more for Villars

New lift and more for Villars

Family-friendly Villars will have a new chairlift this winter, along with improved beginner areas up the mountain and a chance for adults to save on their lift passes. A six-pack will replace the slow…

6 Oct 2011

US resorts join forces

US resorts join forces

As the first snowfalls arrive in California this week, Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows have announced that they are to form a partnership this winter. The two Tahoe resorts are neighbours, and the new…

12 Sep 2011

Davos to dish out free passes

Davos to dish out free passes

Early season skiers and boarders to Davos-Klosters can take advantage of free lift passes on pre-Christmas visits, when booking their trip through a participating hotel. Following the introduction of the…

23 Aug 2011

Lift pass offers from Les Gets

Lift pass offers from Les Gets

Les Gets and Morzine are introducing some money-saving offers on local area lift passes as part of their new incentives for the coming season. And there is a new range of accommodation to sample too. First…

27 May 2011

Half price passes with Virgin Ski

Half price passes with Virgin Ski

Virgin Holidays is offering early bookers the chance to bag a half price lift pass to several of its US winter ski destinations. WIth lift tickets for North American holidays taking up a huge slice of…

13 Mar 2011

Cairngorm offers ski touring ticket

Cairngorm offers ski touring ticket

Keen ski tourers wanting to climb and ski around Cairngorm’s plateau and nearby peaks, but perhaps save their legs for the tougher work higher up, can now get a helping hand up the mountain. The…

22 Jan 2011

Saturday just got cheaper in Saalbach

Saturday just got cheaper in Saalbach

Appealing to families on independent trips, The Power of Zehn is a new promotion in Saalbach that offers cheaper lift passes to children and teenagers aged six to 19 years old. Youngsters will pay just…

1 Oct 2010

Val Thorens offers new runs, new passes

Val Thorens offers new runs, new passes

Continuing last season’s creation of a new nursery area and slopes, Val Thorens has been busy expanding it for the new season: with the construction of two more green runs and a red. The new green…

2 Sep 2010

Free passes in Davos Klosters

Free passes in Davos Klosters

In an effort to attract more early season visitors, Davos and Klosters have announced free lift passes to hotel guests during December. The ‘Skipass Gift’ will be offered for every overnight…

14 Jul 2010

Méribel plans flexible pass

Méribel plans flexible pass

Méribel is introducing another flexible lift pass, designed with the leisurely skier in mind who wants to pick and choose when he / she hits the slopes – and for how long. The new Liberty pass…

28 Apr 2010

Ski Argentina on the Epic pass

Ski Argentina on the Epic pass

From this summer Las Lenas in Argentina will be ‘free’ to ski to anyone buying, or renewing, the Vail Resort’s Epic Pass for 2010/11. Vail Resort’s has announced expansion of…

28 Mar 2010

Engelberg’s spring pass

Engelberg’s spring pass

Engelberg in Switzerland has announced their spring season specials, including a discounted lift pass valid until the end of May. The lift pass costs little more than a standard week’s pass but is…

11 Mar 2010

Vail announces new Epic passes

Vail announces new Epic passes

Vail Resorts has confirmed that it will offer the Epic Pass lift ticket in 2011, its third season, and will also introduce new passes – the Epic-7-Pack and Keystone / Arapahoe Basin pass. The Epic…

22 Dec 2009

Nevis Range turns 20

Nevis Range turns 20

Scotland’s Nevis Range ski area opened for the season on 19 December, exactly 20 years to the day since first opening for skiing and boarding. On 19 December 1989 the resort welcomed its first skiers,…

19 Oct 2009

La Thuile pass helps parents

La Thuile pass helps parents

La Thuile in Italy has introduced a transferable lift pass to help young couples with a baby in tow. Little bambinos can mean parents juggling their ski time and perhaps not getting the full benefit of…

25 Sep 2009

Kuhtai to share lift pass

Kuhtai to share lift pass

Two small resorts near Innsbruck are to share a lift pass from this winter, giving access to 78km of slopes and some of Austria’s most snow-sure skiing away from the glaciers. Kühtai has announced…

25 Sep 2009

Kids go free in Villars

Kids go free in Villars

Villars-Gryon is to open the season with a family weekend special, which should save you heaps if you’re tempted to whisk the kids off to the snow before Christmas. In addition to the usual free ski…

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