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    Product Review: Ladies Bollé Carve Ski Goggles

    I myself am a relatively new skier, with only two holidays under my belt. I am lucky that this year I am going on a third. Last year I wanted to purchase some of my own goggles, as I knew they would last and I would use them again. I just wanted something that would be a good price and

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    Travel to the mountains in style – by train

    Tired of the usual travel to and from the mountains and bored of waiting in airport coffee shops I decided to try something a little different. So last season, instead of flying and transfers or getting to grips with the long haul drive to the mountains, I thought I would try out the snow train. Not my first choice of

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    Winter Fitness: 7 Exercises To Prepare You For Ski Season

    Originally written on the Outbound Collective by Jen Weir.   With ski season already underway in many parts of the country, if you haven’t already, it’s time to get that body slope-ready. Some outdoor enthusiasts have no problem transitioning from one season to the next – after all, if you’re already in backpacking shape, you should be able to snap into

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    Piste essentials – why I carry a backpack

    Why do I carry a backpack with me on the mountain? Well, there are a couple of reasons, but the main reason is so I can carry some important essentials without clogging up my pockets. Here are a few items that I’m normally packing. What do you carry with you? Water A very important one that many people often overlook

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    10 things to do in the three valleys this season

    I’ve pulled together a list of the top ten things to do in the Three Valleys this coming season. Why not have a go at completing all ten in one holiday! 1. Ski all three valleys in one day. Take up the challenge, your legs will forgive you one day! 2. Sample the local cuisine washed down with local wine

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    A winters walk through Nendaz

    Enjoy some of Europe’s tallest larches on a scenic walk through the valley forests of Nendaz I love a good hike. Especially in winter when the trees are topped with snow, the ground under foot is crispy and the air is really fresh. Thankfully Nendaz is the perfect resort to enjoy all of this, while taking in some of Europe’s

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    My top 5 pistes in Meribel to try this season

    Surely the reason why you all love Meribel is the skiing. Who wouldn’t love the pristine groomers on a crispy morning, or the fresh lines on buttery powder after a snowstorm. Well, I know I do, that’s why I’ve put together my top 5 pistes to ski in Meribel. So here goes, in no particular order. 1. The Couloir Tournier

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    FATMAP — 3D mountain mapping

    Have you ever fancied ditching the old paper ski maps? Tired of carrying the crumpled mess of cumbersome paper? Well a mad duo have created the perfect solution. Introducing FATMAP, the first of its kind app providing ultra high resolution 3D ski mapping. We wanted to create true to life 3D models of mountains and the information you really want

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    Ski Safari with the Premier Alpine Centre

    Discover the best ski areas in the Valais region of Switzerland, all in one holiday. With guidance from our friends at Premier Alpine Centre and their expert ski instructors, you can now book ski safaris and get an opportunity to ski several different ski resorts during a packed 6-day programme, depending on where the snow and weather conditions are the

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    More of whats new this season

    With the season just weeks away and the snow bounding down on the French Alps, I thought it was time to let you know what else you can expect from the Three Valleys this year. Meribel Loze chair update Well those who have known and used the slow and clunky feeling Loze lift to reach Courchevel will give a sigh

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