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31st October 2011

Chatel are offering 25% off season passes and 10% off passes of 3 days or more, for the coming season.  Just book online before 5th December 2011 to get this great offer. 

 

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Posted by Kitrina H 31st October 2011

I am dedicating this blog in the memory of Eric Rousseau. You probably didn't know Eric, although you might have, he did travel to Europe as a member and last year captain of the Canadian team at Interski, a collaboration held in Europe to unify the techniques of skiing and instruction. He would have been the funny Frenchman, charming any lovely ladies. He would have been the life of the party, making Donald Duck noises and exclaiming " Oh,la,la!" any time he was trying to emphasise something.

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Posted by Hannah Engelkamp 21st October 2011

Les 2 Alpes's glacier is opening tomorrow, and there are a load of events lined up for the 22nd and 23rd October:
 
Enjoy the glacier


21st October 2011

Alp-Line have a 20% discount on all transfers booked from now until 31st October 2011. Go to their website to book your transfer and take advantage of this offer.

 


21st October 2011

Alpine Evolution has launched their new ‘Snow Bunnies’ package for this season. The package gives your free childcare, ski school and other extras per child. If you have pre-school little ones and want to take advantage of the quieter slopes outside school holidays then this might be for you.


19th October 2011

Chalets Direct have some great deals for pre-Christmas, Christmas and New Year. See more deals


18th October 2011

Those lovely people at Ski Collection have sent us a whole list of great deals, from a pre-Christmas get-away to Christmas and New Year deals. Go on, have a browse and head to the hills... See more deals


16th October 2011

We're very excited about this! We've just confirmed that we'll be giving away a holiday to one lucky winner from the British Ski+Board Show in Birmingham, and it's not just any old holiday either - this really is the creme de la creme, worth around £2500!

Hotel Saint Louis

 

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Posted by Kitrina H 14th October 2011

It's October. Leaves are turning golden, the harvest moon will be rising soon, and six or so weeks until Whistler/Blackcomb chairlifts start turning! I'm starting to notice new faces in town, a sign the winter is coming. Second weekend in October also brings us Thanksgiving for us Canadians. A day dedicated to roasting a big turkey and spending the day in from the cold watching four hour long movies. One last feast with the family before the harvest is brought in and the fields are left bare, looking at a long winter of rationing the summer's crop. With my family 500 km's away, and without wheels of any kind to get there I celebrated Thanksgiving in a different way. Instead of mash potatoes and gravy I will be indulging in the Whistler/Blackcomb Turkey Sale!

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Posted by Hannah Engelkamp 14th October 2011

It's that time of year when the MadDogSki bloggers get to see the first snowfalls of the season, dusting the tops of the mountains and smelling all fresh and full of promise.


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.


10th December 2014

Snow is in the air and powder on the brain! The recent snow storm that hit California laid the foundations for excellent skiing conditions in the Golden State! The top of Mammoth Mountain is now open and has a base up to 22 inches andtop to bottom skiing and riding. Fresh from the recent flurry, Heavenly in South Lake Tahoe has a total of 24 inches, whilst Mount Rose has been hammered with snow during the last week and has had over 3 feet of snow.


10th December 2014

Savings of up to £3500 per chalet...


3rd December 2014

Peak Retreats advise UK skiers to take advantage of Easter week, 28 March 2015, because…


27th November 2014

As December looms large thoughts are surely turning to grabbing a great ski holiday deal. Here are some to tempt you - from an adventure to Antartica and fine dining experience in Val d'Isere with VIP ski there is a lot on offer. Make sure you are signed up to our Newsletter so you get our Ski Deals Newsletters throughout the season.


20th November 2014

We’ve just heard about this very tempting long weekend in the Italian Dolomites, launching this December 12th – 15th. Combine full days of guided skiing with evenings of gourmet cuisine and wine tasting.

Ski in the Dolomites

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