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Aspen Winter Ski Resorts

Aspen Winter Ski Resorts

Aspen, Colorado provides four premier ski resortsaspen mountain image by Mike & Valerie Miller from Fotolia.comAspen, Colorado is one of the premier ski destinations in the United States. Only 12 miles away lies the town of Snowmass. Together, Aspen and Snowmass house four ski resorts...
Ski Discounts - Making Your Vacation Loads More Fun

Ski Discounts - Making Your Vacation Loads More Fun

Going skiing is always a wonderful way to spend your winter vacation. There's the rush of blood to the head as you go down the slopes, the feel of the wind on your face, and the excitement that you could do it over again. But sometimes, the thrill is lessened when you have to worry about expens
Whistler Valley Trail

Whistler Valley Trail

The Valley Trail in Whistler BC is a great place to explore any time of the year. Read on to learn more about this popular trail and its future.
Why Ski in Zermatt?

Why Ski in Zermatt?

The resort is naturally geared for intermediate and professional skiers but also offers nursery slopes for learners and areas for snowboarders. It covers twenty one black runs, forty one red runs, and twelve blue runs. The ski lifts at Zermatt can accommodate up to 70,000 people per hour. The snow c
Choosing a Ski Helmet

Choosing a Ski Helmet

Ski helmets were once the preserve of downhill racers and ski jumpers. Now where ever you go skiing the majority of nationalities will be wearing one. So which countries skiers are in the minority of ...
Where to Stay When Visiting Niseko Japan

Where to Stay When Visiting Niseko Japan

If you are considering skiing in Japan for the first time this coming northern winter you can't go past Niseko in Hokkaido, Japan's north island. Niseko is located approximately 2.5 hours drive from Sapporo's New-Chitose airport.
Finding Cheap Ski Deals

Finding Cheap Ski Deals

An expensive hobby that many people indulge in is skiing. Yet, not all skiing has to break the bank. By spending some time researching, anyone can find cheap ski deals, even last minute ones.
La Tania - A Top Spot for a Ski Holiday

La Tania - A Top Spot for a Ski Holiday

La Tania may not be the most familiar of names to those who only ski occasionally. But in fact this resort is one of the best choices you can make for an outstanding skiing holiday staying in a chalet. La Tania provides access to an area known as the Three Valleys. This is the biggest skiing area in
Perisher Blue Accommodation: Feel at Home in a Snow Holiday

Perisher Blue Accommodation: Feel at Home in a Snow Holiday

Perisher blue accommodation is for both small groups and large groups of vacationers. You'll have everything you need in the apartment that can make you feel like your home at the Stables.
Snowy Mountains Accommodation: Affordability and Comfort

Snowy Mountains Accommodation: Affordability and Comfort

Value for your money with snowy mountains accommodation can be taken from booking your stay at the Matterhorn Lodge. It's the best place to have a restful night for another fun day at the slopes in the morning.
Train Journey to St Anton - Travel to St Anton

Train Journey to St Anton - Travel to St Anton

Usually taking a catered ski chalet in the French Alps, this year we made the decision to try out Austria, and not only a change in resort but a totally different approach to getting to our Chalet. Once a few doubters were assured that the train would be a good alternative to the usually laborious f
Skiing Holiday With Teenagers?

Skiing Holiday With Teenagers?

Have your Little Skiers grown up now? Hotel kids club to young for them? Are you now too boring (or too slow) for them to be happy skiing with you all week? Well, with a little preparation you can have the skiing holiday you want AND keep them happy.
Austria Ski Holidays Season 2008 - 2009 - The Ice-Breaker

Austria Ski Holidays Season 2008 - 2009 - The Ice-Breaker

The travel planet may be going through a downward spiral, excluding European skiing in Austria. It embraces its own in the global market. The skiing crowd has evidently increased in Austria.
Big Sky Lift Tickets - Tips For Finding Big Sky Discount Lift Tickets

Big Sky Lift Tickets - Tips For Finding Big Sky Discount Lift Tickets

Believe all the "epic" stories you've heard of Big Sky Resort in Montana. It is as good as everyone says. The snow, the terrain, the views, the freestyle parks and of course the untamed wilderness are all staples in a Big Sky Resort ski vacation.
The History of Tod Mountain & Growth Into Sun Peaks Resort

The History of Tod Mountain & Growth Into Sun Peaks Resort

Tod Mountain is the tallest of the three mountains which make up Sun Peaks Resort in British Columbia, Canada. Learn more about Tod Mountain's history before it became a part of Sun Peaks Resort.
Hitting the Ski Slopes in Breckenridge: What to Know

Hitting the Ski Slopes in Breckenridge: What to Know

Going on your first ski vacation can be a big learning experience. With some preparation and a little foreknowledge you can make it a good learning experience. Here's a few things to consider for your day on the slopes.
Summer in the Ski Resort of Morzine

Summer in the Ski Resort of Morzine

Morzine is an archetypal ski resort, however after the snow has melted it still has a great appeal for tourists due to its plentiful summer alpine activities. This can largely be attributed to its location in the Northern Alps, which ensures abundant snowfall in the winter and lush, verdant vegetati
Scotland Winter Vacations

Scotland Winter Vacations

Winter in ScotlandWinter scene, Harris, Scotland image by Trowie from Fotolia.comScotland was settled by the Gaels, a people who came from Ireland to settle the Northwest part of the country. Their language was called Gaelic. One of the most picturesque countries in the world, Scotland is...
Park City Utah - Ski Trip Information

Park City Utah - Ski Trip Information

When planning you're next ski trip identifying the resort that will accommodate all your needs should the first step. This article is to help give you some of the facts about Park City Utah so you can make the best decision for your well-earned vacation.
Summer Skiing - Is It A Myth?

Summer Skiing - Is It A Myth?

Is there really such a thing as summer skiing? For all those who live to ski what are the options during summer? Is it true that skiers just turn their attentions to surfing as the seasons change. I know a few who do, but they don't have to. It really is possible to ski in the summer.