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Posted by Laura Rees 7th December 2007

It’s official; tomorrow sees the official kick-off of the winter season here in Chamonix! From tomorrow (8/12), Chamonix is open for skiing every day, with Les Grands Montets, widely known as the most technical of the local areas, opening the majority of their terrain. Marmottons, Pierre A Ric and most importantly Bochard will be open, the latter of the three being the high-speed gondola that accesses some of the best terrain in Europe. We’re off!

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Posted by Laura Rees 14th November 2007

Just another rainy interseason in the Alps, right? Wrong! Winter 2007/8 has kick-started with a gigantic snowstorm, news of new parks in the resorts around town, the descent of hundreds of Gore-Tex-clad seasonnaires from all around the world, and best of all, Mad Dog Ski here with you for another winter, keeping you up-to-date with every minute detail of winter life in Chamonix.

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Posted by Laura Rees 1st November 2007

This week has pretty much seen perfect mid-winter skiing & riding conditions; tons of fresh snow lying around everywhere and beautiful blue skies overhead. We took a walk up to Lognan, the Les Grands Montets midstation, to see how much snow had fallen, and were quickly up to our knees! Fortunately we came across a friendly beagle halfway through the hike who was more than happy to show us the way. Having to call its owner later that afternoon and explain how we had accidentally taken her dog on an epic, marathon hike was slightly more awkward!

18th February 2014

Sking with the family is a great adventure and can be fun for all if you plan ahead, see our tips on how to make sure the kids have a good time. Here are a couple of deals that should help with the cost of a family ski holiday.

18th February 2014

With the Olympics well under way bookings at UK indoor and outdoor slopes is on the increase. Why not have a look through these deals and see if you can get further afield. Go on... the snow is great out there! Wth up to £400 savings pp on a week chalet holiday now may be the time to grab a bargain.

17th February 2014

Here is the latest snow report for the week ending 15th February 2014 - courtesy of J2Ski. The conditions are looking good and Scotland is boasting 'best ever' with snow falling daily since Christmas.

11th February 2014

There have been reports of good snow falls in the French Alps so Easter is lining up to be a great time for a ski break.  Here are a few deals to inspire you and tempt you to grab a bargain and dust off your ski gear.

11th February 2014

If watching the fun and excitement of the Olympics has inspired you to hit the slopes yourself then here are a few deals for France. There are some great savings with a half price deal to the lovely Courchevel 1850 - what's not to love?

11th February 2014

The snow is falling well across the ski resorts of Europe and here are some great deals for March, early and late. There are some savings of of up to £240 pp in for luxury accommodation in Tignes, France. Read on for more information and contact the individual tour operators for more information and to book.

11th February 2014

Here are a great selection of ski holiday deals/weekends/free child places and more from some of the top ski resorts. The season is well under way now and snow fall is improving so read on - you might just bag yourself a bargain.

10th February 2014

Bramble Ski, who have a fantastic offer - Chalet Victoria 111 in Verbier, between Sunday 13th April Sunday 20th April 2014 for £10,699 - saving £2038 on the original price. The chalet sleeps 8 and includes a whole host of luxuries including indoor pool, sauna, gym.... read on for full details and to book visit, email or call 0207 060 0824

5th February 2014

Here are a couple of great deals from Esprit Ski and Ski Total for February and March ski dates.

4th February 2014

Good snowfalls have been reported across most of Europe so now is a great time to get your ski holiday booked. Here are some great deals from some of our top Tour Operators for the coming months.

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