Ski waxing question No.2
Can someone point me in the right direction of a site or something like that, that can give instruction/guidance etc on waxing ski's for a beginner. Many thanks again Onion ...

Ski waxing
Some advice please, just bought my first pair of ski's and was wondering how often i should have them waxed. Is this a job for the shop, or is it one to learn my self. I've also seen so...

Borovets
Looking to go Skiing in Borovets. Has anybody got recent (From 2001) experience of the state of medical facilities. Thank You.

'Enemy Coast Ahead' or 'A Guide to Speeding in France'
"Enemy Coast Ahead" or "A Guide to Speeding in France" <Crackle from the crystal set as the dial finally settles on the 191kHz band> "And now, some messages for our Englis...

driving to Meribel
I'm likely to be driving from Bristol to Meribel for the last week of March. Is it best to have a short ferry crossing from Dover, or should we overnight on the ferry from Portsmouth or else...

Les Contamines/Megeve
We've booked a trip to Les Contamines (with Ski Total) in March. Never been there before so I was wondering if anyone out there has been and would let me know about their impressions (I have...

Snowboarding in Italy end of March
Hi all, I'm curently based in Trento in Italy (Monte Bondone is quite ok for weekends). In the last week of March, my girlfriend and I want to go snowboarding in the Italian alps....

Ryanair, Ski Carriage and Poor Stansted Train Times...
This post is going to serve as a 'rant' as much as anything else, but maybe someone can offer me some words of wisdom. We're leaving tomorrow on the dream skiing holiday (cheap, lots o...

Skiing in Europe over the Christmas break
I am considering bringing my family to Europe to ski over Christmas break. We are looking for a location that has advanced terrain, but are concerned that skiing in Europe at that time of ye...

Snowforcasting
Hints and tips on snow forcasting please! Specifically: I am hoping to ski in kitzbuhel, Austria on the 23 March. Flights already booked, but I have left the accomidation, I am plannin...

Stricter Enforcement of Ski Carriage Charges for UK Flights?
Are operators, reps/customer service staff, check-in staff, baggage handlers, etc. getting more draconian this season in enforcing the requirement for skis/boards to have prepaid carriage fe...

Dalbello SGS
Does anyone have experience with the Dalbello SGS boot's? I bought a pair last week, but on first try, i learned that whenever i put pressure on the ski, the bottom, adjustable, part o...

rental cars and ski-racks
I recently hired a car at Geneva airport from Budget with ski-racks included. They provided magnetic ski-racks, which were quite battered but they still charged over CHF50 for a week. We wer...

Skiing Courmayeur, some basic transportation and logistical questions...
Hi, I posted this to rec.skiing and got some great info, and they suggested I look here for more detailed info. 1)Flying into Malpensa and looking for the shortest, easiest way t...

Route advise: Salzburg Airport to Zell am See
Hi all, You may have seen my previous postings about 'Bloody cheap transfers to Zell...' and 'How many skiers can you fit in a mini'. Anyway, the now 7 of us have booked 2 h...

Accomodation Sankt Anton - March
Hello, we are looking for an appartment/chalet for 7 persons in Sankt Anton am Arlberg. Any information concerning an interesting place is welcome! Many thanks in advan...

Snow in La Tania (Courchevel) in late March
Hi, Anyone care to hazard a guess on the snow cover in La Tania at the end of March? Last time I stayed in Le Praz the snow was fairly sparce in Feb. I know it will be alright u...

Ski areas near Nice? Snow this week?
Any recommendations on ski areas near NIce? And anyone know the conditions? Also child friendly ski areas with babysitting if anyone knows. Thanks MG

Max the stork is in big trouble
> http://www.tagesanzeiger.ch/dyn/news/newsticker/345913.html > > The stork Max has decided that winter is over. He has left his winter > residence in Morocco and is heading...

Pyrenees 2000 and Les Angles, the French Pyrenees Orientales
Before last week I was only working on hearsay. Now I can honestly say that these resorts are good. Yes I am interested in renting out my gite (see web site below) but they are go...

Weekend Ski Breaks
I am looking to grab a long weekend of skiing, flying out on Thursday 25/3 and returning Sun 28/3. I would prefer to go to Meribel but am open to suggestions (for an intermediate). Can anyon...

Just to cheer you up....
for those who haven't spotted this article: http://observer.guardian.co.uk/international/story/0,6903,1153513,00.html (I'll say it for you Bruce.... "I told you so!") ...

USA East Coast - where?
Hi, Just back from another superb 8 days en famille at Les Arcs, we've been to the Alps for many years now and fancy perhaps not doing the 800 mile each way drive for a change nex...

La Rosière avalanche
To be confirmed (caught the end of a news bulletin on local radio) ... avalanche in La Rosière today, one death, one survivor dug out... Grim weather all day in the Tarentaise, very hi...

ski conditions/ aosta valley
grazie .

TR: The Puymorens' Couloirs
A consommer avec modération.... http://www.pistehors.com/resorts/pyrenees/porte-puymorens.htm

Re: steepest blacks
Not an official black maybe, but the Aiguille Rouge speed ski piste at Les Arcs starts off from the summit at a 76% incline, and is supposed to average 59% ... anyone tried it ?! ...

Recommendations for Weekend Sking in Early December in Europe
Hi, I have to organise a stag weekend for the first weekend of december this year, and even though it is very early, I woas wondering could we book somewhere that is fairly reliab...

Snow conditions in Massif de Sancy?
Anyone know how conditions have held up after warm weather? Thought we'd give it a try as it's just a three hour drive away, but don't want to waste a round trip... Any insi...

Summer in Kitzbuhel
Hi everybody!! I'm absolutely new to thos group and I wanted to ask all of you your opinion about going in the summer in Kitzbuhel. In particular I've been offered a package in a hotel calle...

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