Simon Heyes - skiing on the Zugspitze, Germany

How To Go Skiing On A Budget

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In one of my last ski blog posts I said that if you go skiing for a week, it will cost you around £1000. I still stand by that statement...if you plan on skiing for a full week. BUT...if you do some research into travel options, sales and…
Catered Chalet Ski Holiday Booking Guide - Adventure BaggingAdventure Bagging

The Ultimate Ski Chalet Holiday Booking Guide

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In my opinion, a catered ski chalet represents the best value for money when booking a week long ski holiday to the Alps. I've booked our ski chalet holiday for the last 12 years, so thought it was about time I wrote some tips and produced…
Simon Heyes - Skiing in Mayrhofen, Austria

What To Pack For A Ski Trip: The Ultimate Packing List

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If you're new to skiing, packing for your first trip can be daunting. There are so many bits of kit to remember, from staying warm on the slopes to being comfortable during the all important apres ski. 2016 was my 14th year skiing, where…
Skiing in La Plagne, France, 2016

A Ski Chalet Holiday In La Plagne, France

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There is no better feeling than flying down a mountain at 60km per hour, whilst taking in the fresh air and mountain views. This year was my 14th year of skiing, and once again I loved every minute. We took a 4 year break from ski…
Things To Do In Tignes

11 Things To Do In Tignes This Winter

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Tignes is an absolute gem of a ski resort. Over the past ten seasons, I've been to Tignes four times, so I thought I'd share some of the activities and things to do in the resort this winter. Tignes (together with Val d'Isere) is part…
Skiing in Mayrhofen, Austria

Skiing In The Zillertal - Exploring Mayrhofen, Austria

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There's a certain je ne sais quoi when it comes to skiing in Austria. Compared to the intensive French and Swiss resorts, Austria is just very....laid back, local...and authentic. Well, that's what I was thinking when a baby calf was…
Ski service locations Edinburgh

Ski Service Edinburgh

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It's that time of the ski season again. Ski servicing time. Christmas has passed, and if you haven't managed to hit the snow early, next on the holiday calendar is the ski holiday. You go the cupboard or garage, grab the bag containing your…
Ski service locations Edinburgh

Returning to Tignes

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As a group we haven't skied in Tignes since 2007. Now, we've booked to go back. Nic and Karen of La Brasero - brace yourselves...the bar is about to be decorated with fancy dress characters from 6th Feb.Could you also please get some…
Ski service locations Edinburgh

Ice Diving

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Do what now?Whilst on our Tignes ski holiday a mate of mine decided to have a go at diving. But not just just any old diving. Ice diving. And not just any old ice diving. He did a night time ice dive under the frozen lake at Tignes Le Lac.Mark…
Ski service locations Edinburgh

Yet another Tignes Ski Holiday!

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It's that time of year again. The boys have returned from another jolly to Tignes, a year on from the epic ski holiday that made us famous amongst the locals of Tignes le Lavachet.This year the numbers were cut to just three - but that didn't…