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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.

15th April 2015 has departures until the 20th April. Click here

8th April 2015

Just £850 for six full days with mountain guides and instructors covering as much of the 10,000 hectares of off piste. An excellent opportunity for late season skiing!

8th April 2015

'EOS' (End of Season) £312 for the week commencing 12 April to Val d'Isere.

Esprit Ski is offering the enviably located Chalet Hotel Ducs De Savoie set in the legendary Espace Killy ski area for just £312pp (was £649pp.)

8th April 2015

Now in its sixteenth year the Verbier High Five by Carlsberg gives winter sports enthusiasts the opportunity to compete against professional athletes across several disciplines. 

1st April 2015

There has been 50cm of new snow reported this week in Val Thorens and 30cm in Val D'Isere which is great news for skiers heading away for Easter and the last weeks of the season.

1st April 2015

The Family Ski Company, the market leader in skiing for families, are offering a discount for the last week of their season. For the week commencing 11 April, properties in Ardent (Portes du Soleil), Reberty Village (Three Valleys) and Les Coches (Paradiski) willl be £299 per adult and £199 per child. The catered chalets, designed and operated with the family in mind, are reduced from £619 adult, and £519 per child. 

1st April 2015

The ski season is far from over and some ski resorts are open until mid-May...but the conditions are great now! has some great April ski deals on offer starting at just £239 per person.

Browse all the latest offers and deals here…

Last minute by coach, Saturday 4 Apri|, 6 days skiing in Brides les Bains (Meribel) £249 

31st March 2015

The Skiplex slopes based in Chiswick, Reading and Basingstoke will be running childrens Easter activity camps from the 7-17 April. Kids aged 6-12 are welcomed. The day lasts from 9-3pm and is crammed full of skiing, snowboarding, sledging, art and crafts, games and races. Prices start from £40 for the day with late pick up options and discounts for multiple days. For more information click here.

31st March 2015

Val d’Isère reported 30cm of snow yesterday and more is still to come this week so an end of season ski trip should be high on the agenda of any winter sports fan – and Ski Total have just the deal.....


31st March 2015

To see off the 2015 season in style, the Jungfrau is inviting all freestyle lovers to join them in the White Elements snowpark, Grindelwald to make the most of the end of season sunshine.

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