Your ski holiday is approaching, as is the all-important task of packing your luggage. Being prepared for all eventualities without your suitcase bursting is the goal I?m offering to help you achieve with this list of essentials to pack before setting off.
That’s it, winter is finally rearing its head and you’re itching to get on the slopes! But you’re still missing an essential element for getting going… skis! These days, there’s something to suit all tastes and preferences, something for all abilities and all types of skiing! To make the most of the Val Thorens and 3 Vallées ski areas here’s howto choose the right pair of skis for in three easy steps:
#Advice How to maintain your skis
Hi there! It's time for a new article about ski equipment, and today we're going to cover everything you need to know about proper ski maintenance.
#Advice How to adjust your ski bindings
This autumn, we learnt how to choose a pair of skis to suit your needs and aims, now it's time to learn how to adjust your bindings so you can ski in complete safety.
Today, we're going to get started on an important topic to make your holiday a success: unmissable souvenir photos! Whether it's a picture of your fearless other half descending their first red run, a superb panoramic photo from the Cime Caron summit or even a night-time photo with the mountains as the backdrop to immortalise the resort's atmosphere, discover our advice and tricks in this article!
A holiday in the mountains is sacred for you: every year, at Christmas or during February half term you like to get away and recharge your batteries with family or friends. But have you ever considered going to the mountains in spring ? I can already hear you saying: “when the nice weather comes we want to go somewhere warm….”, but I’ve come up with 6 reasons to help change your mind:
Having grasped its various functions, now it’s time to learn how to use them. Here are the perfect settings to get the best performance from your GoPro!
"On holiday, at last!" Do you say that to yourself too once you've arrived in resort, collected your hotel room or apartment keys, hired your snowsports equipment, bought your ski passes and got your skis on… ?
#Advice Getting started with ski touring
Today, I’m starting a new series of articles dedicated to the practice of ski touring. Are you ready for an adventure? Let’s get going!
#Advice How to choose your snowboard
That’s the question that many of us ask, and all the jargon doesn’t always make it easy for a snowboarding newbie…..
Anyone can skim stones, you don't need permission from your doctor and you don't need to prepare your mind or body. Skimming stones is easy: for families, friends or when taking the dog for a walk!
Since time immemorial, the longest day of the year has been marked in style!
It's great to be able to take your time on holiday, and have a nice lie-in, but there are also lots of advantages to getting up early... So let me tell you why you should set your alarm to wake you up bright and early tomorrow morning!
This new article in the “ski touring” series will focus on an essential, exciting element: climbing skins.
#Advice How to choose your touring skis
In the second of these articles devoted to ski touring, today we're going to focus on skis and bindings. Weight, length... all your questions will be answered!
#Advice The 3000/6 experience
If you love spectacular panoramas, thrilling runs and are in search of unique experiences, the 3000/6 is for you !
You've decided to take your loved one on a snowsports trip. What a fab idea! But it doesn't take much to rock the love boat... So we've concocted a few little guidelines to help you enjoy an idyllic time together without the slightest incident, making this snowsports experience the backdrop for true love!
Skizzz, the alien and Swag the trendy teen explain how to use a chair lift safely in simple, fun terms.
It's almost night-time and the snowflakes are twirling in the wind. You're sitting comfortably on your sofa and it’s time to think about the evening ahead.
Whatever the hike and its difficulty level, it is important to properly prepare so you can make the most of getting away from it all and relaxing.
#Advice Skiers' summer survival guide
Yes, it's the month of June, summer's here, but are you missing skiing? I've prepared a short guide to help you survive until next winter!
#Advice How to choose your ski goggles
Whether it's a wonderfully sunny or foggy day on the slopes, ski goggles are an essential accessory for protecting your eyes and improving your vision! In this article, you'll find all the advice you need to find the right ski goggles for you.
Are you ready for your winter sports break but still undecided about how best to equip your vehicle? Are you going to have winter tyres fitted? Will snow chains suffice? Follow our advice for a hassle-free holiday.
Have you already read the first article on how to take great ski holiday photos? Did you find it useful but want to go more in-depth? Then these 2 new photography techniques are for you!
You've booked your ski holiday and you're already dreaming of racing down the pistes! Whether you are a beginner, occasional or regular skier and even if high performance isn't right at the top of your list, here are a few tips on how to get into shape.