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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

GLACIER SKIING AND RIDING ON BLACKCOMB MOUNTAIN KICKS OFF JUNE 19

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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.
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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 January 2015

Skiing Whistler BC, Canada at least once in your life is a must. Come to think of it, with over 1190 acres of skiing across the two mountains of Whistler and Blackcomb, you’ll probably need to go more than once. The Peak to Peak Gondola, that spans the 4.4km’s between Whistler and Blackcomb, is the longest and highest lift in the world giving guests 365 degree views of the mountains and the valley, there is even one lift with a glass floor!


6th January 2015

Free childcare with VIP Ski


6th January 2015

January is a fantastic time to hit the slopes – the pistes are quiet, the snow has arrived and Erna Low has some fantastic last minute deals available!

Save 30% on accommodation in Les Arcs…


30th December 2014

Spoil your family with a stay in the friendly resort of La Rosière in the French Alps. Espirit Ski is offering the Chalet Schatzi for just £224pp (was £468pp.) This chalet is enviably located at the foot of the slopes and houses a delightful, spacious interior.


30th December 2014

With over 50cm of fresh snow in the past 72hrs the Alps is once again shaping up for a great season.  One region that got hit especially hard with the new snowfall was the Paradiski and especially La Plagne.  The Paradiski area offers 425km of piste to explore including the option to take the Vanoise Express Gondola across the valley to Les Arc, which gives guests incredible views of the valley hundreds of metres below.  Guests can ski from the doorstep into this pisted paradise from Pierre & Vacances Premium residence Les Hauts Bois.&n


30th December 2014

Throughout the 2014/2015 season, Val d’Isere is treating winter sports lovers to two brand new all-inclusive packages. Skiers can book 6 or 7 nights apartment accommodation on a self-catered basis, with a 6 or 7 day Espace Killy pass from £538 per person, based on 6 sharing a two bedroom apartment. For those who don’t fancy doing the cooking themselves, the same offer is available, with 6 or 7 nights of hotel accommodation with a 6 or seven day Espace Killy ski pass and one free entry to the leisure centre swimming pool from £927 per person on a half board basis.


17th December 2014

Celebrate 2015 with a family ski trip


17th December 2014

Ski Val Thorens with a 10% discount in January


17th December 2014

Escape the January blues and head to the Alps for a snow-sure ski holiday. Powder White is offering great value deals on early January ski holidays with chalets in some of Europe’s top high-altitude resorts now available from just £349 per person per week.

 

3rd January: Chalet Hermine, Courchevel 1850

Now just £1299pp (was £3999pp) – saving £2700pp


17th December 2014

20% off skiing in Norway with Ski Safari

Trysil was recently voted "Best Ski Resort in Norway" for a second year running at the annual World Ski Awards and over the last few days has received a promising 20cm of snowfall. Located two hours north of Oslo, the majority of the accommodation options present ski-in ski-out convenience, the ski school is right on the doorstep and the mountains offer effortless blues and flattering reds on wide open slopes.

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