I'll have a couple of days spare whilst in Vienna in a month ...... what is the best place to get some skiing ? Thanks Eugene

Just back from Hafjell, Norway
They managed to open up the whole area yesterday. There is a firm base of artificial snow/ice, but only 10 - 15 cm of natural snow, which tends to wear off in the afternoon. ...

Not a flounce...
So farewell then New Liebour Britain. I've had enough of everything, not least That gross of tax monkeys on my back. Time to head off for the dolce vita. Not a Brr...

Les Menuires
Any info on Les Menuires please folks? Going early Feb. Whats the skiing and of course the nightlife like? hoping for good news!! Scott

Espace Killy - just back
I'll keep this brief. We've just got back after a week from the 23rd December, staying in La Daille. Conditions were said to be pretty ropey before we left but picked up no end during the ...

La Plagne 1800
Anyone been there - i'm going on 15th Jan, i've been to La Plagne before but stayed in Plagne Soleil. Is 1800 walkable from Plagne Centre? Nick _____________________ www.roc...

Ah brilliant and is frances half termt he same? Whens the usual highes snowfall? :) I must get those skiing brochures out and start plannin this, i cant wait. Thanks for all your help!...

Chamonix Report
Got back last night from a quick trip to Cham. To cut a long story short, the slopes are starting to get really good. I spent most of my days at Le Tour as there was very poor visibil...

Rock the piste!
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I know this is a silly question but i used to do alot of skiing a fe years ago but now ive forgotten everything :( So i want to know whe the peak season is for good snow around europe....

Val d'Isere - the 'lost valley'
Hi Can someone tell me how we find the 'lost valley' (or 'hidden valley') in the Espace Killy? Cheers

Really Cheap Ski Jacket
If anyone is looking for a cheap ski jacket - ie. firt time ski trip then look here.... playProductInf...

Smelly Boots
Ok I admit it. I have Smelly boots. Just to put things straight I don't have Smelly feet I seem to suffer from extremely sweaty feet when I ski. I decided to replace my liners because t...

Info about travelling with a baby, and Samoens
I am trying to organise a ski trip for 3 advanced intermediates (although off-piste may not be on the cards) and a reluctant beginner who may choose not to ski at all. Our party also inclu...

The joys of dealing with local accommodation agency staff...
OK, OK... I know that I should speak better French, but my forte is German, not French and I can't be expected to know every nuance of every language now, can I? Anyhow - do the...

Early Morning transport from Les Houches Chamonix to GVA
Bonjour! I am looking forward to spending a week in Chamonix in early March. In booking my flight I seem to encounter a timing problem between leaving Chamonix and making an 0900 ...

Aosta Valley Lift Pass Question
It says on the courmayeur website* that if I buy a 6 day lift-pass, I can use it "for 2 days in one of the other ski resorts of the Aosta Valley". I've been told that the skiing in La ...

Snowing in Cervinia
It was snowing pretty good in Cervinia today Boxing day. Top of ski boot powder but I could only ski for 1 hour before rushing to Turin for a flight home. Paul ...

skiing in Norway
Hi, Can someone provide me some more information about skiing in Norway? I am travelling to Oslo for a few days soon and would like to ski also. Trysill looks like the best option...

Only 20% of piste is open in the canton of GraubŁnden, in Davos 33km out of 307km, in Arosa 12km out of 60km. Laax has most piste open of any resort but I don't know how good the snow is, it...

Which Ski?? (Advanced-Intermediate)
I'm going skiing next week and have been trying to make a list of skis that would be good to hire. Surprisingly, there doesn't seem to be many reviews online. Nonetheless, I have been able t...

Advice needed re Italian resort suitable for first skiing hol
We're about to book our very first skiing holiday and need some advice. = We're a family of 4 (2 teenagers) and are looking at Italy during the = last week in March. Can anyone recommend a r...

Ski Shortlist
Going to finally get some skis this season. Plan is to trial end of Jan in Alpe D'Huez and buy hopefully with some reductions in mid March, either here or over there. Shortlist so...

Snow Forecasts
Last year on my work computer I found about 4 or 5 forecast sites which gave me 6 days worth of snow fore-casts for free. New comp at work! No saved faves :-( Now all the sites I ...

Les Deux Alpes Info?
Hi. Can anyone tell me something about that ski resort? What to do? Were to go? Are there any night runs? About night life, and some tips in general... Thanx.

Courchevel airport (CVF)
Does anyone still fly into Courchevel airport, preferably from either London or Paris. -- David Mahon Reply to [email protected]

Taxi recommendations - BSM to Val d'Isere
Hi I appreciate there are loads of taxi firms listed on the Val d'Isere web site, but can anyone recommend a company to take us (6 adults, 1 baby) up the mountain from Bourg St Ma...

French Pyrennees - ski station recommendations?
Having skied a lot around the Alps (and Auvergne), we're now keen to discover just what the French Pyrenees offer in the way of intermediate downhill terrain. Travel to and from is not a b...

Job vacancies - French Alps
Hi ! If you are looking for a job during the winter season in France, you will find each week new opportunities on By a network of corresponding members, we'...

looking for experiences with Hotel Salzburger in Bad Hofgastein
Hi, I have an offer for a larger group in the hotel Salzburger Hof in Bad Hofgastein, and I am not really sure, whether it is that what we want. Is here anyone around, who knows ...

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