Skiing and Transport to Oberperfuss Village near Innsbruck
Hi Iam travelling to Innsbruck in the new year time. As I couldnt find an accomodation in Innsbruck at this peak time I had to book in one of th holiday villages near it cal...

Christmas 2006 suggestion
Hi, We would like to go skiing at christmas, however the missus' family are visiting us until Boxing day. This still leaves 6 days until we have to go back to work on the 2nd (we...

Chamonix season delayed???
Am slightly concerned. Am meant to be going to Chamonix for one week on 16th December and it looks as if the lifts don't open until 23rd (not really helpful to me!!) I skied this ...

Val D'Isere racing cancelled
I see that the "Critereum de la 1ere neige" has been cancelled for the weekend *AFTER* next at Val D'Isere - so they must not be able to see either real snow *or* low enough temperatues to r...

Ask RSRE: GPS units
What are people reccommending these days for handheld GPS units that are suitable for skiing, including logging, vertical distance tracking, speed extc. ??? Is there a device t...

Good skiing Conditions in Banff (Canadian Rockies)
Lots of snow here at present, but cold (-25C). If you are coming out this way check out the SKI COACH ( a great new training tool to help you ski better. If yo...

Looking for a good boot fitter - North London area
Posting this here because it's a specifically European-oriented group. My 14 year old daughter is having great difficulties finding a boot that fits properly. She has very short feet (...

Advice - First time ski holiday?
Hey, My friends and I want to go on our first skiing holiday but the choice is overwhelming so I'm asking on here for some advice. We are beginners, party animals (good nightlif...

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ski pass
hello family going to passo tonale in mid jan the only thing i have yet to book is lift passes. does it make any difference to price booking with thomas cook -- or on line or waiting ti...

Snow Stubai Glacier
Hi, last weekend I was at the Stubai Glacier. There is only very little snow. Only the glaciers are skiable. Anything else is green (or more like "muddy brown") hills. Neverthel...

Scotland & snow making.
Reading around, it sounds like the weather may conspire to give Scotland more than it's fair share of snow this year and looking at some webcams it's already way ahead of the alps.

Val d'Isere opening a week today!?
Interesting to see that the Val d'Isere web site is still stating an opening date of 25 November, a week today, despite the fact there doesn't seem to be any snow at all ! They de...

Bus Tignes / Val
Is there a bus service between Tignes and Val d'Isere? Any idea of cost of taxi if not? Bill

Italian Skiing and design vacation
I have an unusual request that I have not seen posted yet. I have a 12 year old daughter that is infatuated with all things Italian and Modern - primarily archtecture and interior design - w...

lift pass
hello family going to passo tonale in mid jan the only thing i have yet to book is lift passes. does it make any difference to price booking with thomas cook -- or on line or waiting ...

Sking in La Tzoumaz
Hi all, Just thought I would drop a post to say I wen to La Zoumaz last year and it was great. Stayed in an apartment in Neveda check out this web site for a picture of where I st...

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Verbier: Itinéraires
Just what are these routes as opposed to regular pistes? Are they patrolled at the end of the day? Any insewerants issues, i.e. count as off-piste? At the moment I'm t...

Annecy area...
Been offered a cheap apartment deal in a village near Annecy - other than La Clusaz (where I learned may years ago!) does anyone have any experience of the region?

Snow Report
I flew NCE -> LHR on Thursday lunchtime (right-hand side window seat), and I can categorically say there is absolutely no snow in the Southern Alps. Nice view of the Les Deux Alps g...

Pistoff Eurosnow today opened for the season
Hello skiers, Just wanted to inform you all that the Pistoff Eurosnow Server at today has been opened for the season 2006/2007, just in time for the Alpine...

Les Coches from Geneva airport
I keep getting conflicting information about how long it takes to drive from Geneva Airport to Les Coches. Has anyone actually driven it on a Saturday afternoon in the winter? (not in Feb pe...

Les Contmaines in April
I was just wondering on what this area is generally like in April. I' d like to go there from 7th to 14th April next year. Does it usually hold onto its snow? Thanks.

Tignes bootfitter
I've googled around looking for a bootfitter in Tignes, and the name Nevada comes up but I can't find contact details. I'm sadly having to go in feb half term but it's better than no...

Is this too obsessive?
A quick poll required on the obsessiveness of only taking young kids on ski holidays and travelling by car on Christmas Day from the UK to the Alps for another ski holiday. I like my ski h...

Anyone been to Katschberg?
Any good for beginners/intermediates/old farts? Late March trip planned. TIA.

Snow in Austria.
hi, Its started snowing here . Had about 10cm yesterday and then started snowing again last night at 7 and still snowing now!!! currently -1.5 oC and had another 15cm -with...

hotel in stubaital
Hi, last year I have been on Stubaier gletscher. I saw two hotels in neighberhood of the lowest cable car station. Now I am truing to find them in internet but without succes....

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