Ski Life

Morzine fights to be a green ski resort

Morzine Lake Montriond Montagne Verte

People all over the world are thinking about their environmental impact and increasingly the impact environmental change is about to have on them. To say that planetary climate change is about to effect everyone is not an understatement, nowhere on earth will be spared from change. Ski resorts are no exception, in fact Alpine ski…

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La Plagne Easter – The Subli’Cimes festival 2020

Subli Cimes La Plagne 2020

The attractions and events of La Plagne are one of the reasons we’ve based an awful lot of our catered chalets in La Plagne 1800 and offer even more in the form of self catered accommodation in La Plagne Montalbert. Many of our guests comes for the sports events, party scene, cultural festivals and other…

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Train map to the ski resorts of the Alps

train map of the alps

If you are a regular to our ski blog, you’ll likely have noticed that we’re particularly fond of train travel as a means of getting to your ski holiday destination. In a recent article we took a look at the environmental benefits of a ski holiday by train and found that there’s a lot to…

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Dining at Union in La Plagne Montalbert

Daube of ox cheek from Union Montalbert

The villages of La Plagne and their ski area make up one of the most popular and diverse large resorts in the world. And this is only half of the enormous Paradiski area. Throughout these villages and around the pistes there are a multitude of places to eat, so many in fact as a holidaymaker…

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About avalanches

avalanches explained

Avalanches need no scientific explanation for us to understand their power, you only need to witness them to feel it. Every year there are avalanches in the high places of the world and these days, we can view them more than ever online. They’re incredible enough viewed through your phone screen but in real life…

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Mountain Heaven win British Travel Award

British Travel Award

Mountain Heaven are delighted to announce that we’ve won a British Travel Award for best Chalet Company. We work hard to please our guests and are very pleased to see they appreciate it.

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Check snow webcams in our resorts

Ski resort webcams

Get your window to the Alps with a webcam to your favourite ski resort. Check out the snow and the weather from the comfort of your home or office.

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Taking older kids on a ski holiday

snowboarder teenagers

Taking teenagers on a ski holiday can be hard work for parents. To help our readers avoid risk and trouble we’ve come up with a range of tactics and equipment to help parents with the task.

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Going off piste – How not to do it

off piste crashes

When you go off the piste today you’re in for a big surprise… We’re back with another episode in our ‘How not to do it’ series. This time we look at some of the funnier outcomes of an off piste accident. Before we get on with the hilarious action, let’s take half a moment to…

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Keeping young kids safe on a ski holiday

young kids skiing

Taking young children on a winter holiday can be a wonderful experience but there are risks to manage. In this article we’ve shared some advice, products and warnings for parents who’re planning a winter ski holiday.

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Ski lift fails – How not to do it

ski lift fail videos

Welcome to the first episode of ‘How not to do it’, articles that embody our ongoing efforts to help people by spreading awareness of how to get it wrong. This is about safety and public awareness of the risks out there on the mountain, if it happens to be very, very funny well that’s not…

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