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Latest Top Tips for Skiers/Boarders

You'll be pleased to hear that a new top tip has been added to the list, which you may (or may not) find useful...

Pas de la Casa

See what the live conditions are like in the Andorran ski resort of Pas de la Casa and the surrounding area.

Liechtenstein Ski Resorts Guide

Sandwiched between Switzerland and Austria, the tiny Alpine country of Liechtenstein has a number of small ski resorts.

Kitzbuhel Webcams

See what the live conditions are like in the Austrian ski resort of Kitzbuhel and the surrounding area.

Interlaken Resort Guide

Whilst Interlaken can be an option as a cheaper base for the Jungfrau Ski region in winter, it's around now when it comes into it's own a fully fledged summer destination, with two-thirds of it's visitors staying between May and October.

Davos - Resort Guide

Well it's currently in the news because it's hosting all the world's top leaders at the annual economy meeting, but we're not going to lecture you about interest rates, currencies, stock markets and pork bellies. We're going to tell you about Davos as a great ski destination.

Colmar Ski Clothing

Get all the details on the fashionable Italian ski-wear label, which is a favourite amongst the fashionable resorts of Italy and a big sponsor on the World Cup circuit Colmar. Our page has all the brand's information and a list of the UK stockists.

Slopespotting Update !

Who's been spotted on the ski slopes of Europe last month ? And what were they doing ?

Ski-phrase of the week...

Corduroy... Not the material that your dad's flares were made of in the 1970's, but the appearance of the pistes after they've been groomed by the piste-bashers into lovely parallel lines. A great feeling to be the first to ski over them !

Resort of the week...

Wengen... Grand old Swiss resort nestling on a ledge in the Jungfrau.

Brand of the week...

Colmar... Italian brand with a great ski-racing pedigree.

Ski-shop of the week...

Rivington Alpine... Lancashire-based shop specialising in ski-boot fitting.




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Chateau d'Oex Balloon Festival

Chateau d'Oex Switzerland

The Alpine capital of ballooning celebrates it's main festival in the heart of winter, making it worth a visit during a ski or boarding holiday.

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Lauberhorn Races

Wengen Switzerland

It's the longest downhill on the World Cup circuit, and the one with the most dramatic backdrop. It's the Lauberhorn.

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White Turf Races

St Moritz Switzerland

The resort's image as a millionaire's playground is enhanced further when the frozen lake is turned into a horse racing circuit over 3 weekends in February.

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Snow Factor Braehead

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Snozone Castleford

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The Snow Centre Hemel Hempstead

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Chill Factor Manchester

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Snozone Milton Keynes

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SnowDome Tamworth

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Wengen It'll blow your mind.

Home to one of the world's most famous and spectacular ski races, Wengen is situated in one of Switzerland's most beautiful locations, with incredible views everywhere you turn.

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Grindelwald Unbeatable views of the Eiger.

Grindelwald is one of the classic Swiss resorts, with a view of the Eiger that simply cannot be beaten.

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Murren Peaceful. Unspoilt. Beautiful.

Perched high above one of Europe's most famous valleys, Murren is a beautiful, traditional Swiss resort that oozes character and history.

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