Here are some ski articles and blogs written by our ski specialists sharing their experience on all things ski from what's new, favourite runs, choosing a resort, choosing the right accommodation to après-ski hot spots.
After a hard day on the slopes treat yourself to some serious relaxation in of our recommended spas. Enjoy time out in the jacuzzi, let muscles relax in a sauna, and then indulge in one of the wonderful treatments on offer, a great way to unwind at the end of the day.
Easter can be the best time to go skiing as long as you plan it properly. Suntans, spring snow, blue skies and long days replace frostbite and white-outs. With good preparation and timing, you can get great snow and sunshine. For kids and anyone who suffers from the cold, Easter is a great time to go. Read top tips from our ski specialists for skiing at Easter.
Lunch on the slopes is an important part of a ski holiday, as it provides the chance for a pitstop, re-fuelling and re-charging before the afternoon exertions! It is often a good opportunity to try local specialities. During the second half of the ski season, being able to sit outside enjoying the fabulous views with the warmth of the sun on your face is one of the major benefits of skiing in March and April.
Family holidays are our specialty, so to make your family skiing holiday as stress-free and as fun as possible, we have compiled a list of our top tips for holidaying with the family. From what to do before departure to practical tips for up the mountain, we know the recipe for the perfect holiday experience.
Booking a heli-skiing trip can be just like booking a traditional ski holiday; you have to choose from a range of operators, all offering different products. There are a multitude of considerations to take into account and a range of prices to choose from. Here are a few tips to consider when choosing a multi-day operator.
Here are a few insights into minimising the risk of being caught in an avalanche. Please view it not as a definitive guide, but merely a catalyst to stimulate your interest and then go and research it properly with the help of professionals. Experts in avalanche science often find that the more they learn, the more they have yet to understand.
Our ski specialists reveal a few top tips on how to keep warm up the mountain. From dressing for the cold temperatures to choosing where to ski based on the direction of the sun. With a little bit of preparation and organisation even fair weather skiers can enjoy skiing in the colder months.
Vertical drops, undulating powder fields, tree runs, couloirs, wind lips and steep descents. Heli-skiing is the ultimate experience for powder hounds and adrenaline junkies, but is this a realistic aspiration for mortals who may only ski for a week each year? We think so!
Our ski specialists have pulled together their top tips to set yourself up for great skiing - from dressing for the temperature, choosing where to ski based on the altitude and orientation of slopes and picking lifts and runs according to conditions and to minimise queuing.
Our ski team have chosen their favourite runs in ten of the resorts we offer. We have selected to suit intermediates and another to challenge the strongest skiers. Anyone think any differently or have any better ideas? We would love to hear from you!
Oliver Evans, Commercial Director at Scott Dunn: I have to admit to loving both skiing and snowboarding. I began skiing aged 7, but 12 years later, snowboarding burst onto the scene with its baggy neon clothes and carefree attitude and I was hooked. I love both in equal measure but without snowboarding, skiing wouldn’t be half as much fun - find out why.