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19 May 2020

We’re back in business, at last

We’re back in business, at last

After eight weeks in lockdown, our warehouse has re-opened and is able to fulfil orders for our three books – Where to Ski in Austria, Where to Ski in France and Where to Ski in Italy. As usual, there…

16 Apr 2020

Donate ski goggles to the NHS

Donate ski goggles to the NHS

An organisation set up to gather ski goggles for NHS staff in the UK is appealing for skiers and snowboarders to donate used or new eyewear. The initiative, GogglesforDocsUK, is collecting used or new…

14 Apr 2020

Ötztal valley helps skiers remain upbeat

Ötztal valley helps skiers remain upbeat

While travel as we know it is not currently possible, “armchair travelling” is the new buzzword, and helping to keep horizons intact for those with wandering feet. While some companies are offering…

1 Apr 2020

Val Thorens offers ski pictures for kids to colour in

Val Thorens offers ski pictures for kids to colour in

The French ski resort of Val Thorens has published a set of drawings for children to colour in to help keep them busy at home during the coronavirus outbreak lockdown. The resort in the world-famous Three…

27 Mar 2020

Switzerland: book postponed, reports welcome

Switzerland: book postponed, reports welcome

The speed with which the coronavirus thing has developed is amazing. Two and a half weeks ago I returned from this season’s third trip to Switzerland – a Switzerland that was calmly ignoring the…

18 Mar 2020

easyJet winter 2020/21 flights on sale for under £30

easyJet winter 2020/21 flights on sale for under £30

The airline easyJet is launching its winter schedule early to allow skiers and snowboarders to change existing bookings that have been affected by the coronavirus. Until 24 March, fares for next winter…

17 Mar 2020

Ski tourers asked to stay out of the mountains

Ski tourers asked to stay out of the mountains

While more ski resorts across North America shut their lifts, European mountain areas are appealing for skiers and snowboarders who have taken to ski touring and split boarders to exercise caution —…

15 Mar 2020

Skiing in France and the US now ends

Skiing in France and the US now ends

France and the US have now followed Italy, Austria, Switzerland, Germany, Norway and Andorra in closing their ski lifts for the remainder of the season due to the COVID-19 threat. Skiers due to travel…

13 Mar 2020

Now Switzerland closes its resorts too

Now Switzerland closes its resorts too

Switzerland is following Austria, Germany, Norway and Italy with the closure of its ski resorts in the battle to contain Covid-19.  This afternoon, Televerbier announced: “Due to the COVID-19…

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