Ski Life

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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Book before 31st August

ski holiday offer

Prices for catered ski holidays are rising. If you aren’t aware of the recent changes to the law that affects chalet hosting and the impact it’s having on U.K ski holiday companies watch this space for more new. We are going to do all we can to continue to give our customers the best of…

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How honest are ski resorts?

La Rosiere gains the seal of approval

It’s been known to skiers for quite some time that particular ski resorts across the globe have overstated their piste lengths in order to attract many more ski enthusiasts. Resorts have been counting a wide run, double or triple the official length, showcasing unreliable and exaggerated figures which evidently do not make skiers too happy….

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Fresh Tracks hosting courses

Fresh tracks hosting school

When staying in a catered chalet, your chalet host will play a big part in ensuring you have a great time. Chalet hosting, when done properly is a challenging job requiring enthusiasm, effort and a range of skills that go beyond cooking. Ski holiday companies look favourably upon chalet host candidates with some training behind…

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Rock the Pistes 2018

Rock the pistes festival is back in Portes Du Soleil, a ski area in the Alps between Mont Blanc in France and Lake Geneva in Switzerland. It’s an event that features the best of French and international rock and pop music that you don’t want to miss, how can you say no to a music…

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New year 2017 in ski resorts

New year fireworks

Happy New Year & roll on 2018! We hope you had a great time wherever you were but in this article we’re thinking about the lucky few who spent New Year’s eve high in the mountains. If you’ve never had New Year in the Alps, it’s a whole lot of fun. We’ve had a little…

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Videos of Morzine

ski videos of morzine

We’re looking forward to spending a bit of leisure time in our chalet in Morzine this season and have naturally been thinking about this gem of a resort. We thought it would be fun to check out some videos of Morzine on Youtube. Top of the search results were mostly commercial videos whether they be…

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Travel light in style with this new ski wear service

ski gear rental

When it comes to travelling to the mountains some of us prefer hauling the big equipment bag through the airport and arriving with our own gear and some prefer getting to the resort and renting gear. There’s no doubt that renting your skis or snowboard makes the journey a little easier and for new skiers…

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3 ski videos from Iran

skiing in iran

Ever wondered what an Iranian ski resort actually looks like? For the first time, this year Mountain Heaven are offering ski holidays in Iran so now you really can go but we’d like to give you a good look first. On our travels we’ve met the good people behind Ski of Persia a blog that…

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The Ski Chalet of The Future

chalet of the future

We recently took a look at the history of ski architecture but what about the future? Ski chalets in the future will be full of smart technology, we see some evidence of this today but we’ve barely scratched the surface of what’s to come. We’ll see new interior & exterior materials and so new inspiring…

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Experience Iranian Skiing

ski in iran

What are your first thoughts of Iran? Deserts, war, ISIS, American embassy hostages and women in black full-length hijabs? Well after my journey to Iran last year with my son I can personally tell you that the image conjured up by most people is completely wrong. What I found was possibly the friendliest, most peaceful…

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