Norway skiing advice
I'm likely to be in Oslo mid/late March, and hoping to have 3 or 4 days free for (downhill) skiing. I've never been there and am looking for advice as to resort etc. Hemsedal, for example, ...

If I gave you E$250,000, where would you buy ?
Here's the brief. My wife and I are looking to purchase an appartment in a French (seems easier than Switzerland) ski resort now, but as part of a long term plan. We would rent it...

Lyon St Expery to Meribel transfer needed
I know about Satobus etc - but is anyone here on the 6.30am flight going from Stansted to Lyon on Wednesday morning and has already arranged transport. I need to get to Meribel Le Raffort. I...

Ski wear washing advice please!
OK, I know this is a slightly odd request but we've just got back from our very first skiing holiday to Austria (it was fantastic by the way) and I need some advice. I now have a huge pile...

Diesels and Alpine temperatures
I've just brought forward the purchase of a new(er) car and it's a diesel, which I'll be driving to the Alps in mid March. Now, I'm very familiar with petrol engines, but have little hands-o...

Skiing in Serbia
Anybody had any experience of skiing in Serbia? TIA

Obertauern- any opinions?
As the header say's -- Regards Colleen & John Hughes

Trois valleys
I'm off to St Martin De Belleville tomorrow for a week. Where's the best site to get a week long weather / snow forecast for out there please?? Many thanks Onionrage ...

Anyone going to Flaine soon?
I wonder if there's anyone going to Flaine in the next few weeks (with a digital camera or cameraphone) who would be able to do me a favour? What I would like is for someone to email m...

Has anyone returned from Zermatt in the last few days? How are snow conditions at the top, middle and bottom of the resort? I've checked the various web reports, of course,...

Off piste routes in Sölden, Austria
Hi everybody, anyone out there familiar with the Austrain resort Sölden in the Öztal valley? We are spending a week there in March. It would be great if anyone knew of easily ac...

Les Crosets
Folks I'm off to Les Crosets (Portes du Soleil) in a couple of weeks. Has anyone stayed there? Are there any bars, shops, things to do at night? Is it easy to get down to Champe...

Lech conditions
I just got back from Lech, Austria. The snow depths are generally excellent, although the snow is soft at lower elevations in Lech village, with lots of powder in Zurs ...

need info about Zakopane in poland
My be Im going to visit Zakopane in Poland for alpin skiing i the beginning of March. Im trying to find information about Zakopane, like apartment situation/prices, map, snowconditions...

Hi-res piste map of Grand massif / Flaine??
Anyone have a link to / or a copy of a high res piste map that shows Flaine and les carroz? Most online maps are far too low-res to be printable or examined in any detail. Thanks ...

Skiing for UK Teachers and Friends
There are still spaces left on the SETAFS ski trip at Easter to Chamonix If you fancy a ski trip to a really good hotel at below brochure prices. Have a look at It...

Salomon ski boots with holes in the sides.
Many of the Salomon ski boots have holes in the sides to improve flexibility. I have resisted buying these because I would expect snow to get in the holes. Am I right to do this? ...

Factory pressed dvd movies, ps2, psp & xbox backups for sale !!!
We're offering all the latest factory pressed high quality dvd movies, ps2, psp and xbox silvers with factory printed colour inserts at fantastic prices, whether for personal use or resellin...

Resort recommendations
Hi, starting to think about next season, would welcome some resort suggestions that meet the following: - ideally in france, but definitely drivable from uk - village locatio...

Avalanche risk warning
From another place, but of some interest in here. Subject: A word of caution from Nigel Shepherd - Ski Club's Alpine Safety Advisor regarding prevailing snow/resort conditions in Europ...

Buying a Leaseback
HI, I'm thinking of buying a leaseback property in the Alps, possibly Meribel. We would more than likely use it once during the winter and for a few weeks during the summer. ...

Lift pass Alpe D'huez
Cna anyone give me this seasons lift pass price in Alpe D'huez. There is alot of varaitions in the cost in the UK tour brochures. Also what is the difference between a local and area pass....

Zell am See
Thanks to your many responses we will not be skiing Zermatt. The six of us, all adults, are competent intermediate skiers, used to the blue runs in Snowmass, Colorado. We are now mak...

Snow report
Just back from Les Carroz. Anybody going near the Flaine area this week is in for a treat. Dropped maybe 40 cm over the past 3 days. Power down to at least 1400m although at village level ...

Snow chain question
>Ace wrote: > >FWIW I've never needed chains[1] since I've had snow tyres fitted, so >my recomendation for anyone doing this on a regular basis would be to >get wi...

Travelling by skis
I'm having to stay in Moutiers next week, and I've decided to try to turn this inconvenience into an advantage. So here's my latest plan for my 3 days there: Day 1: Val Tho...

Payment for ski hire in Italy
Anybody know whether it's normal to pay a 3% charge when using a Debit card in Italy ? The rep charged us 3% when paying for ski hire, pass etc on the transfer, claiming it was normal...

ski chalet - running and buying
can anyone give me information about how easy or difficult it is to run a ski chalet (in france) also where are the best places to buy the chalets?

Italy Hire Cars
I'm off to the Dolomites on 18 March, but have been underwhelmed with the quotes I'm getting for car hire. Looking for an Estate Car, unless I can find one that will definitely provide a ...

Driving to Bourg St Maurice
We are driving to Bourg St Maurice this Thursday night, hoping to arrive Friday morning, planning to ski the Paradiski Area, anyone with any tips, cheers -- Regards C...

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