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Posted by Liz Woods 30th June 2010

Coronet Peak in New Zealand have announced they are to floodlight some of their ski fields, including some beginner slopes, every evening between 4pm and 9pm.  This has proved popular with locals in the past as an activity particularly with families, prompting them to open it up to visitors as well.

So if you fancy a different ski experience get booking your 'summer' ski trip down under.


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Posted by Liz Woods 30th June 2010

All four ski areas are now officially open at Lake Wanaka, New Zealand.  Great early season conditions are reported so if you are in need of a snow fix head down under...

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Posted by Hannah Engelkamp 30th June 2010

Reckon ski racing isn't scary enough already? Trust Swedish freeskier Jon Olsson to raise the stakes by sending three skiers down a course with mere inches between them.

Jon, inventor of heaps of crazy flips in the park and pipe and holder of nine X-Games medals, took up ski racing again a few years ago, but is clearly giving it his own twist of danger.

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Posted by Liz Woods 22nd June 2010


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Posted by Liz Woods 21st June 2010

Mountain spring cleaning at Cairngorm and Nevis Range – next weekend

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Posted by Liz Woods 10th June 2010

Always wanted to learn to surf? But really want to do a season too? Then Natives has the perfect solution. Natives has been running successful cookery courses for the last eight years, and this year they have combined their famous five day cookery course formula with some sassy surf lessons.

7th June 2010

The ski season has started in New Zealand, with a reported 3000 skiers kicking off in Cornonet Peak.  So if you are in need of a snow 'fix' you know where to go...

11th February 2015

Esprit Ski is offering a stay in the idyllic village of Gressoney, Italy, right in the heart of the Monterosa ski area, for just £374pp. The Chalet Hotel Valverde provides an excellent location adjacent to the main ski lift and only 4 minutes' walk to the village centre.

11th February 2015

La Cimes des Arcs – Save 20% on accommodation- departs 21 March

4th February 2015

It is a proven scientific fact that you get a ‘happiness boost’ from planning and anticipating a holiday. Happiness also leads to greater productivity in the work place, thus benefiting employers as well as employees – everyone’s a winner!

Once more, past studies into happiness levels suggest that people may well get more out of several small trips a year, rather than one big break. 

28th January 2015

Save 30% on February dates in La Rosiere

28th January 2015

Easter in the French Pyrenees offers great value skiing, long sunny days and a relaxed atmosphere with a lovely Spanish influence from across the border.

Save 30% at the Cami Real

27th January 2015

AliKats has perfected the recipe for group chalet holidays in the mountains; ingredients include a spacious luxury chalet, delicious food, free-flowing wine, a hot tub and – last, but not least - a rack of over fifty retro ski suits.

Guests are free to borrow the one-piece wonders when they like and they’ve been known to increase group fun on the mountain by over 25%.

23rd January 2015

Early February ski holidays from just £449 per person per week

Last weekend, the Alps saw the heaviest snow dump yet allowing for perfect skiing conditions and the best time to book a last minute ski holiday. Take advantage of Powder White’s late ski deals on fully-catered chalet holidays in Europe’s top resorts now available from just £449 per person per week and with savings of up to £500 per person.

15th January 2015

Quick getaways with VIP SKI for just £149pp per night

VIP SKI is now offering short ski breaks (from Thursday-Sunday) so that no one misses out on some much-needed slope action. Every Thursday they will be showing a collection of rooms and chalets available for the following week. So skiers will have to be impulsive, as the offer is only available to book less than a week in advance.

13th January 2015

Powder White has just announced an exclusive partnership with one of Europe’s most renowned ski coaches, Warren Smith of the Warren Smith Ski Academy.

Smith is officially joining Powder White as ‘Skills Editor’ providing guests and website visitors with expert tips on how to enhance their performance on the slopes.

13th January 2015

Spend a week with your family in the stunning resort of La Rosière in the French Alps. Esprit Ski is offering the Chalet Valentine for just £220pp (was £624pp). This chalet is set 1 minute from the nearest ski lift and is for families seeking to enjoy total exclusivity.

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