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Posted by Dan Scott 23rd March 2010

Hello to everyone out there, mountain and lowland dwellers alike.

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Posted by Dan Scott 25th February 2010

“Skanking to Reggae amidst the half term madness”

Well as the half term frenzy is drawing to a close it looks like the spring weather is already on the way. We have been lucky here in Zermatt to be feeling a little unusual warm spell. With plus 14 during the day in town, the temperatures have been quite pleasurable on the piste. Which as you Zermatt regulars will know is quite a nice treat.

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Posted by Dan Scott 15th February 2010

Zermatt is finally looking a little more white thanks to a few small dumps over the past few days. The off piste is in much better condition but i would definately stick to the marked yellow itinerary runs for the moment as the snow pack is super unstable. Avalanche risk is at a level 3 all over Switzerland but I would treat it like a level 5. Due to the minimal snow at the beginning of the season and very cold temperatures, it’s going to be pretty risky until the spring now.


2nd April 2014

Jamie Stevenson, a Reservations Manager from Ski Independence, has just beaten the Guinness World Record for the most countries skied in one month, raising over £3000 for Disability Snowsport UK in the process. The old record stood at 15 countries in under 31 days. Jamie achieved 17 countries is just 21 days.


25th March 2014

Here are a couple are great deals to grab just before the end of the season. Enjoy either a spot of Easter family skiing in St Anton or a friendly Spring break in Les Gets.


25th March 2014

The last hurrah of the season is nearly upon us and there are some great bargains to be had. Here are some great discounts from Erna Low with a choice of resort, accommodation only or travel included ski holidays.


24th March 2014

Here is the lastest snow report courtesy of J2Ski. The season end might be in sight but there are still some great conditions to be found, and spring sunshine in with the package!


24th March 2014

The Easter holidays are fast looming and here are some great ski holiday deals for the holidays.


20th March 2014

It’s not too late to book a last minute ski deal for this April, here are a couple of offers from Esprit and Total Ski. Why not combine beautiful sunshine and great snow to make it the perfect Easter...


20th March 2014

Skiing in the spring sunshine is amazing - here are a couple of great deals for some March and April ski breaks from Peak Retreats and Ski Collection. There is 40% off Les Deux Alpes and a saving of £250 to Flaine - both snowsure resorts. 


20th March 2014

Easter is fast approaching and the weather is heating up across Europe. However the ski resorts are working hard on keeping as many pistes open as possible as well as doing a few 'snow dances'.  The going may get a bit sludgy in parts but who can't love skiing in the spring sunshine?


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.

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