Skiing in Aviemore, now!
If you go to and get up their "Watch BBC news in video" page, select "Scotland", there's currently a news article on the present skiing in Aviemore. Apparently it's ful...

pet friendly?
Any recommendations for a pet-friendly chalet or hotel in the alps/pyrenees? We have a small dog (with own passport) who cannot be left behind (apparently) but should be ok in a chalet ...

Web based ski boot retailers
Hi there This is slightly off topic, but I just wondered if anyone could recommend an online ski boot store that had good prices? I've been skiing a couple of times, and as I'm ...

Accommodation near Isola / Auron
I'm arriving in Nice at 7pm on a Friday (9th), and looking for two nights accommodation up in the mountains. Looking back through the group it would seem that a drive up to Auron ...

Another ski buing question
Hi all, Few weeks ago I asked your advice on buying a pair of Head C210 ski's, but that ski shop has now a few ski's on sale. One of them is the Salomon streetracer 8, from 470€...

Nov 26th in Cervinia
Hi all. Sllightly unexpected opportunity arose to ski at Plateau Rosa and down to the Zermatt side last Saturday. First time I had been to Cervinia and in fact there's very little snow...

Airport transfer to Tignes/Les 2 Alpes
I'm planning a ski holiday next Jan either in Tignes or Les 2 Alpes. Which of Grenoble, Lyon, Geneva is the best airport with regard to transfer from the airport to the resort? ...

Skiing in Val Gardena (Italy)
Does anybody know how much snow is there in March? Is it a good place for young people (23 y. old)? Is it a good place for experts in skiing (like offroad slopes, very difficult slopes)?

Zurich to Klosters transfer
I'm going with friends to Klosters in January for a long weekend. Would you recommend the train or car hire for the transfer?

Tchibo - Skiwear
Was in Tchibo today and noticed they had some good offers on Skiwear. Looked well made, good value kit. Thought it might be useful to someone! ...

Cross country ski's
Hi all, Maybe this isn't quite the group for it, because people normally discuss downhill skiing, but maybe this post still fits. I want to buy my first pair of cross country/l...

Week before Christmas: Where?
We're about to oragnise a week's skiing before Christmas. We could put off the hotel/apartment booking for a bit, but flights are starting to get a bit pricey so we want to commit to an airp...

Lifts open this weekend
Hi, Here in Muehlbach the lift are open this weekend. 50cm in the village and 90cm on the mountain. -8.5oC at the moment. Webcam

Where to Ski from Interlaken?
Hi, Going to Interlaken over Christmas and haven't found out where to ski yet. I'm an intermediate skiier - any advice appreciated. Thanks.

Val d'Isere - La Daille ski shop
I think there is only one in La Daille: Intersport Centre Cial La Daille Any one know if this a sizeable shop that would be suitable for trying out a range of higher end skis? I'v...

New lift in Val d'Isere
Can you get to the Col drag from the top of the new Laisinant chair without poleing? Anyone know? Oh and I can't remember, can you get from the top of the Col drag to the Cem...

Getting from Gressoney to Zermatt
I'm heading off to Zermatt at the end of Feb, and the week before there's the opportunity to spend the week in Gressoney. Only trouble is, it looks like it's going to be a right pain to get ...

Jasna - Slovakia
Anyone been? I'm thinking of taking the kids in Late Jan/early Feb and it looks verl cheap indeed. Don't need to challenging runs as they are both beginners but what is the lift stru...

Italian resorts close to Venice
We are thinking of putting together a trip to Italy which would consist of sighseeing in Venice, and then spend 4 days or so snowboarding in the Dolomites sometime in late feb early march. ...

Buying skis in Livigno
How do prices of skis in Livigno compare with UK? I will be going there in January and want to buy intermediate carving skis and boots to match. Can anyone recommend a particular shop? An...

lessons/safety for 66-year-old and family?
Advice sought! I have nothing to give in return but gratitude, unless you're in La Plagne in March in which case I'll offer a beer... I'm an intermediate skiier. I've persuaded my brot...

Eastern Europe skiing resorts?
Hi! Which skiing resorts in Eastern Europe do you recommend for the end of December? Of course, the probability of having snow is important. And some nice pistes to choose from are desi...

arc 1800 apartment
We are planning to go to Les Arcs 1800 the week before easter. Can anyone recommend an apartment that is convenient for ski-ing, shops etc. Many thanks in anticipation.

Snow cover - pre-season 2006 compared to last year
Was just looking at photos showing the way things developed on a daily basis pre-season on the Cachette slope at Arc 1600 last year. I reckon there's not much difference in terms of natura...

Val D'Isère opening delayed
Opening delayed by a week, short and to the point announcement on site: "Due to a lack of snow Val d'Isère will open on December 3rd" Going to be touch and go for the 50th Premiè...

Hey Guys and Girls.. planning my first trip to Nice this New years, actually will be there for a month, traveling around, and was wondering if any of you guys know about when is Isola planni...

Prescription Ski Goggles
I see that Tesco Opticians are doing prerscription ski goggles for £35, which includes single lense inserts. I'm not normally one to sing the praises of big companies but that seems prett...

snowmobile rental
A bit of a longshot, does anyone know where a snowmobile could be hired in Zermatt for 2 weeks. The chalet that we have got is approx 1500 metres of the beaten track and thats great for me,...

Scotland this weekend ?
Northern and Eastern Scotland look like receiving a significant accumulation of snow this week, starting early tomorrow. Freezing levels will be as low as 300m. Whether things w...

La Plagne Recommendations?
I'd be very interested in hearing any tips / recommendations for La Plagne (our destination this year - deliberately chosen to contrast with the small yet picturesque choice last year, Courm...

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