You’ve been staring out of the window for some time and have decided which new skis/board you need. Your Pinterest and Insta feeds are clogged with the latest ski wear trends and the clock is ticking sooo slowly… it’s time to hit the slopes, my friend!
We’ve put together some great hints and tips so your season goes without a hitch.
Super Ski Season Resorts
Val D’Isere, France
Val D’Isere is one of the world’s most famous ski resorts for good reason. It’s a great, all-round-experience town, that you can call home. When the clock strikes 3pm, the town comes alive, with some of the best après ski known to man.
Zell am See, Austria
Zell am See has panoramic lake views and gorgeous snowy landscapes. If your soul longs to speed down an impressive array of snowy pistes – made even more enticing by the awesome presence of the nearby Kaprun glacier, then surely Zell am See has to be on your list.
If you’re looking for accommodation while skiing at Zell am See, look no further than CLC Alpine Centre, Austria.
Don’t limit yourself to skiing in Europe, Whistler Blackcomb in Canada offers more choice than nearly any other mountain destination in the world. Exquisite scenery and thrilling descents are there for the taking.
Treble Cone, New Zealand
Treble Cone, the largest ski area in NZ’s South Island, is famous for its long runs, off-piste terrain and unrivalled views over Lake Wanaka and the Southern Alps. So, if you’re heading down under when the snow hits there, you’re in for a fun time.
Weather Apps and Resort Info
There are 23 apps available to download, one for each of 20 nations and a couple extra. Resort info, ski maps, you name it – it’s the app to have.
Ski Resort Stats
This is a huge database of ski resort info with all you need to decide which resort will suit your needs. It’s an easy-to-use website.
The popular choice for snowfall and weather info, Snow Forecast is well-trusted and an excellent website. Ok, sometimes the snow levels are a little optimistic, but we can forgive it!
Planning & Travel
You don’t want to be paying an arm and a leg to put that new board in the hold, do you? Sky Scanner will help you plan your trip and find the best flight deals. Skiing in Europe or North America just became a lot easier than a half-pipe.
Snow Limits Ski School
Speaking of half pipes, it’s always good to be prepared with lessons from the pros. That way, showing your friends your skills on the slope needn’t be an embarrassing face plant into the snow. British instructors run this cool ski school based in Courchevel – 3 Valleys.
On the Snow
Weather conditions, resort updates and more, On the Snow gives you the info you need when planning a trip. The website is super simple to use with everything clearly laid out.
We hope this article was helpful for planning your winter adventure, and you get good powder on your trip.
If you’ve got CLC free holiday accommodation on the horizon, why not pick the winter months and combine your snow time at Sierra Nevada with some beach time on the Costa del Sol.