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More Celebs that Ski & Snowboard...

A few more celebrities added to our list of famous people who like to ski or snowboard.

German Ski Clothing Brands

It will come as no surprise to learn that Germany manufacturers some top-notch skiwear and outdoor labels, with great names such as Bogner, Schoffel and Jack Wolfskin. Even the exclusive Toni Sailer Sports brand is German, despite him being an Austrian skiing legend !

The Stars of Wintersports

With all the main snow sports now gearing up for the start of their seasons, it's a good time to check out some information on a few of the top names in winter sports.

Annual Ski & Snow Events in Germany

For anyone thinking of heading to any of the German resorts it's worth having a look at some of the country's major winter and mountain events, in case you fancy arranging your trip around them.

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...

Middlesex Ski Shops

For anyone in or around the Middlesex area, here's our list of your local ski and snowboarding shops.

Ski Resorts Top Tens

We all love top tens. And we all love ski resorts. So here's our section for both...

The Snow Centre - Hemel Hempstead

All the details on The Snow Centre indoor ski slope at Hemel Hempstead. The UK's newest indoor ski slope, it features a 160m long main-slope and the UK's longest 'lesson' slope.

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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