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A Long Weekend Skiing In Alpe d'Huez

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This years ski holiday saw me venture to the sunny* slopes of Alpe d'Huez, in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region of France. Up until last year, I have skied for at least once a week, every year since 2002. Aside from getting married, a big…
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Westbeach Daredevil Jacket Review

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[This product was gifted from Westbeach, however all views below are my own. Happy reading!] When Westbeach got in touch with me, I have to confess, I'd never heard of the brand. No surprise, given they are based in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. I've…
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SunGod Ski Goggles - A Video Review Of The Vanguards

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SunGod have launched a new pair of ski goggles - the Vanguards! I've been waiting on my customised pair arriving in the post, so when they finally got delivered on Saturday, I thought I'd do a little video to unbox them, show you what they…
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…

Ski Lingo - All The Skiing Slang You Need To Know

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Whenever you learn a new activity or sport, you are classed as a beginner. For any beginner there is a large degree of learning, especially around the nuances of the language used within the activity or sport. Skiing is no different.…

A Slice Of Chalet Luxury In Meribel Village With Fish & Pips

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I've lost count of the number of ski slopes I've hurtled down in my lifetime. I will always remember my first slope, though. Without having had any lessons, and with the upmost stupidity and bravado, I chucked my 18-year old self down…
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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…
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7 Of The Best Snow Sure Ski Resorts In France

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It's that time of year again - the nights are getting longer, the temperature is dropping, and it's time to choose your next ski destination! Over the last couple of seasons, the heavy snow hasn't hit until mid-January, so if you're planning…
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Sungod Revolts Ski Goggles Review

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Remember how excited I got about my adventureproof Sungod sunglasses (see the video)? Well, the customisable kings at SunGod have done it again - they have created great value, top performing ski goggles, and they are just as customisable…
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…