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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...

8th October 2014

Here are some ski holiday deals for early glacier skiing in December and great half term savings for one adult skiing with one child.

8th October 2014

Well our weather has finally turned autumnal and the leaves and falling fast... Winter is just around the corner. Here are a couple of ski deals to France for the coming 2014/15 ski season.

1st October 2014

Okay, so it's not a ski holiday but it is in the snow.. take the kids to see Santa and enjoy a snowmobile safari and make their dreams come true!

1st October 2014

If your thoughts are already turning to the coming ski season then here are a few great deals for some January 2015 skiing in France. There is a great couples deal to Flaine where you can enjoy the wonderful Grand Massif ski area or if you have little ones Esprit Ski have a great offer in the family friendly ski resort of La Rosiere.

23rd September 2014

Coast Blackcomb Suites offer in Whistler, Canada

With twinkling lights, horse drawn sleighs and roaring fireplaces aplenty, Whistler is a truly magical place to be at this time of year. The unique lodge-style setting of the Coast Blackcomb suites and its ski in/ski out location alongside Merlin’s ski run make it the perfect choice for a Christmas escape.

23rd September 2014

Get your skis on or you'll miss it!

- Book between 20th – 26th September for limited edition savings -

16th September 2014

Action Demo Day – Saturday 20th September

The Snow Centre, Hemel Hempstead is playing host to a gear demo day on Saturday 20th September to test out next year's snow sports kit. You’ll get to try out skis and snowboards, which are not yet available on the high street.

Headlining brands include, Salomon, Raven, Pathron, DOUK Snowboards, Smokin, Dupraz, Stepchild, Ride, Volkl, Endeavour, APO, Nordica, Blizzard, Atomic, Faction and Armada.

26th June 2014

Holidays are for chilling! Book your child a place on, quite literally, the coolest courses available this Summer.

The Snow Centre’s School Holiday courses and new Activity Days won’t blow the summer budget and will keep children cool, fit and active.


Children aged 4-16 can now be booked onto the Summer Holiday courses that will run from Monday 28th July until Thursday 28th August 2014.

22nd April 2014

Here is the latest ski report courtesy of J2Ski for week ending 19th April 2014. The season may be coming to an end but there are still some good snow dumps across the Alps.

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