Will we be able to ski this season?
The Critérium de la Première neige
At the beginning of November, snowfall predicted good snow conditions. But unfortunately, the scenario of the past two years is reproduced due to an anticyclone over the French mountains. Is there still snow? The last heavy snowfall occurred in November. The dry weather has deteriorated the quality of the snow present on the mountains […]
Green, clean ski resorts
On 10th-11st December, Altigliss association went to Val d’Isère to participate at the Critérium de la première neige. Presentation The Critérium de la première neige has been held every year in Val d’Isère since 1955. This event, organized by le Club des Sports de Val d’Isère, takes place during two weekends: one is […]
A check-list so you don’t forget anything when you go skiing!
You get up in the morning and the first thing you do is run to the window and marvel at the beauty of the mountains in front of you. Crystal white snow, mountains, green pine trees and wooden chalets… To the mind’s eye this is a far-away place from the concrete jungle of today’s cities. […]
5 things to do in a ski resort, without skiing
The first flakes have fallen and the crucial question of what to take when skiing is going to be asked again and again. Here we have written a list of absolutely everything you should remember when hitting the slopes. The ski outfit: A ski coat and trousers – required to protect you from the […]
The best winter sports resorts in the world
Winter’s approaching and everyone’s talking about their next trip to the slopes. You want to discover this wintery wonderland, but you’re not sure whether you’ll like skiing or not… Is it really worth your time and effort? Fear not, ski resorts aren’t just about skiing, here we’re going to show you how to make the […]
Skiing, but at what price?
For the next winter holidays, you are looking to go to the mountains to indulge yourself in winter sports: cross-country skiing, snowboarding, glacier walking, snow tubing etc. However, one question keeps on nagging you: where should you go? France, Switzerland, Austria, the USA, Iceland etc. The choice is enormous and it’s not easy to find […]
How to get around expensive ski passes? After having invested in all the necessary ski equipment, you think you are ready to ski; only unfortunately there are still some a few more necessary expenses before you can put on your skis and hit the slopes. A recent survey, by the information portal Snowplaza, shows that […]