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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...


20th March 2014

Make a last-minute hop to the ski slopes this Easter and save up to £300 per person. The Lapin (rabbit) run leads virtually to the door of Fish&Pip’s chalets in Meribel Village, where (hot) chocolate, delicious food and supreme service abound.


17th March 2014

Here are a selection of resorts across the Alps with some great savings. All these offers are from Pierre & Vacances, their range of apartments across the French Alps are ideal for families and groups of skiers keen to take to the slopes this April. Contrary to popular belief April skiing and snow conditions are often fantastic with many high-altitude resorts boasting historically good snow records and some of the best snowfalls of the season. P&V are offering savings of up to 30% and free children’s lift passes in a variety of high-altitude destinations.


17th March 2014

Here is the latest ski report from around the globe, courtesy of J2Ski for the week ending 15th March 2014. There hasn't been much snow across Europe but conditions are still good and forecasts are promising for snowfall soon.


12th March 2014

The end of the ski season is nigh and here are a couple of great deals for the month of April. Both include Eurotunnel return travel, read our Top Ten Tips for driving to the Alps if you have any reservations.


11th March 2014

Here is a selection of late season deals for the end of March and into April. They range from some long haul skiing to USA or a cheeky weekend in Val Thorens. If you are in need of a late snow fix before the season draws to a close then bag yourself a bargain...


11th March 2014

The weather is glorious in the mountains - as well as here in good old blighty. Get some late season skiiing in with these late deals, for a family trip in Italy or a fun break for two in St Anton.


11th March 2014

There are some great savings of over £200 pp with white hot ski chalet deals in March. Fish & Pips offer gourmet food and first rate service ensuring you get the most out of your ski holiday. They are also offering half price lift passes so you can make the most of the fantastic March snow.


10th March 2014

Powder White have selected some of their lovely chalets to offer exclusively to MadDog visitors. Choose from Verbier, Courchevel, Val d'Isere, Meribel and St Anton and from a week to a weekend stay. You just need to find your journey there and then you can enjoy the luxury of their well appointed and friendly chalet holidays. All holidays are over the Easter period.


10th March 2014

If you still haven't booked your ski break over Easter then here are some deals from Erna Low that could tempt you. There are various options for each resort - accommodation only, ski drive or fly - the choice is yours but there are discounts of up to 40% off accommodation.  If you are taking children for the first time then our guide on how to make sure they love it might be of help.


10th March 2014

With Easter around the corner the end of the ski season in most resorts is looming. Here are some great ski holiday deals with some great savings for family and luxury ski holidays, as well as some great events you can take part in.

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