Ski News

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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Self catered with meal delivery, the best of both worlds?

alpine food delivery service

Every season, hundreds of thousands of U.K skiers ponder that age old question. Should we go catered or self catered this season? The pros and cons of each have been debated for generations and everyone has their own thoughts on the subject. Thanks to innovative companies like Huski, there’s now a third way to go…

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Ski holiday by train, antidote to flight shame

getting the train to the alps

Climate change is a growing issue for the whole planet and the ski industry is especially close to this issue in several ways. Any snow sports fan will have noticed stories about Alpine glaciers melting, it seems that many of our beloved glaciers days are numbered and this alone is changing our mountains as a…

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New Gondola facilities are game changer for Courchevel Le Praz

Courchevel le Praz L'Alpinum

Stunning new facilities set to open for this season, will change the game in one of our favourite resorts. It’s been a long time in the planning and has been consuming an awful lot of skilled labour, materials and raw cash to get it this far but the new Gondola and Alpinum facility in Courchevel…

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Annual lift pass to unlock the Swiss Alps

Magic Lift Pass Switzerland

Do you have a real love for the mountains, and find it hard to stay away? The Magic Pass for the Swiss Alps might be the excuse you always needed to get out there more often. This annual lift pass gives you incredible access to the mountains of West Switzerland and will really appeal to…

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3 iPhone camera tips for ski holidays

The camera in a modern iPhone really works. You can capture images and video that a decade ago would have required some large and expensive digital camera. We have catered ski chalets in the French Alps and we know from talking to our customers that most of our guests get footage of their ski holiday…

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What to pack for a ski holiday

Packing for a ski holiday

There’s no doubt, if you’re going away for a ski holiday in La Plagne or other ski resort destination there’s a lot to remember when it comes to packing. We thought we’d make it easy for our guests and readers by writing out our own guide to packing for your ski holiday. Did you know…

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April in La Plagne: Subli’Cimes

Subli Cimes La Plagne 2019

Spring is a special time to be high in the mountains. There’s nearly always plenty of snow on the mountain but there’s likely to be a fair bit of slush lower down. The sun is out and the smell of new growth from the valley is in the air. You can start at the top…

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Special ski deal: 10 free lift passes

lift pass offer

We have a range of catered chalet deals available in March but for a very limited time we’re offering something special! 10 free La Plagne lift passes! A La Plagne ski area pass gets you access to all of the 225km of piste it has to offer and is worth €269 for 6 days As…

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An introduction to different types of snowboards

different snowboards

Most of us know that snowboards are not all the same but what are the differences? What different specialisms do different snowboards have? And how do you tell them apart? These are the questions we hope to answer with this article. We hope we can help you find the ideal board whether you’ll take on…

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Different snowboard binding systems

snowboard binding systems

There are snowboards, there are bindings and then there’s the way those bindings attach to the board. If you’re going to get your ideal snowboarding set-up you’ll need to make sure you take into account how you’ll fix your bindings to your board. If you buy incompatible bindings for your board, you’ll find it hard…

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Make ski holiday videos on your phone

apps for ski holiday videos

Our review of a bunch of Apps that can help you capture those snow moments Holidays in the snow provide endless opportunities to post something great on social media. It’s something most of us do and it’s not just the kids. Nowadays most of us can fire off a photo, video or even a panorama…

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