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Go on a skifari

Go on a skifari

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]Have you have had the problem of not being able to choose which resort you want to go to for your annual skiing holiday. Can’t choose between going back to one of your favorite resorts or exploring somewhere new. ...

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Skint in States

Skint in States

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_single_image image=”8858″ img_link_large=”yes” img_link_target=”_self” img_size=”full”][vc_column_text]American resorts have been swamped with a wave of hard-up skiers avoiding the horrendous lift pass prices by skinning up the mountain and then skiing down.  Skinning has always been restricted at Aspen, but now ...

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Borovets

Borovets

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]This resort is the country\’s largest and has the most beautiful setting – a chalet town with stunning scenery. It\’s purpose built with skiing from 1,300m to 2,560m and around 60km of pistes, featuring some good, long intermediate runs, including ...

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Geilo

Geilo

Beer may be £7 a pint, and none for sale on the hill, but there’s tons of snow in Norway. Take the train for four hours from Oslo and you’ll reach the charming ski resort of Geilo with truly Scandinavian ...

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Hemsedal

Hemsedal

Hemsedal is Norway’s top Alpine ski resort, with amazing views of the Norwegian wilderness. Beautiful 6km green, blue and red runs allow beginners and intermediates to cruise from the top of the mountain at Totten to the base. [vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text ...

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Lillehammer

Lillehammer

Skiing in Olympic Lillehammer gives you access to five ski areas – Hafjell, Kvitfjell, Skeikampen, Gålå and Sjusjøen. On one lift pass they offer 113km of skiing and 43 lifts – although some of the areas are far from local, ...

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Trysil

Trysil

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Trysil is Norway’s biggest ski resort. It has 71km of skiing, about half of which is easy. There are also a reasonable amount of reds and some blacks. [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text el_position=”first last”] The resort is spread over four linked sectors. ...

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Lech & Zürs

Lech & Zürs

If it’s a more sophisticated ski break you want, in less-steep terrain, then linked Lech and Zürs are the places to go.

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Bank Blank

Bank Blank

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]Problems for visitors to the Tarantaise ski region  – resorts such as Les Arcs, Val d’Isere and the Trois Vallees have a strike at ATMs operated by Credit Agricole, the area’s  biggest bank, whose  staff are demanding huge pay ...

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Skiing, Eating, and Drinking in Alta Badia

Skiing, Eating, and Drinking in Alta Badia

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_single_image image=”8079″ img_link_large=”yes” img_link_target=”_self” img_size=”full”][vc_column_text]If I was to be asked to name my 3 favourite things to do apart from the obvious the 3 things that I would probably list would be Skiing, Eating, and Drinking. So as when ...

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