Yes, yes, yes. Anyone, at any age, can learn how to ski Or at least, they can have a go at learning how to ski. Sure, it may not be everyone’s cup of tea, but it’s a fun sport that anyone can try, no matter what their age. If you’re worried it’s too late to … More Can Anyone Learn to Ski?
There are some great resorts in France that provide world-class holidays for snowboarders, beginners, and people who live for the gastronomy and the après. But sometimes, all you want to do is hit up a really nice run, and have a great time on your skis. We’ve picked out our favourite ski runs that you … More Best Ski Runs in France to Try in 2019/2020
No matter what your skill level may be, taking up lessons is always a good move. Val Thorens ski schools are sprawled across the resort and specialise in on-piste snowboarding and skiing, as well as off-piste, telemark, and freeride instruction. We’ve run through the different schools and picked out the best bits that they have … More A Guide to Val Thorens Ski Schools
Skiing and snowboarding are two quite different sports. Yet, it seems that many people at first glance, don’t recognise much of a difference between the gear and clothing used by snowboarders and skiers. Other than snowboarding jackets being ‘slightly bigger’, it seems everyone is dressed to their eyeballs in waterproofs. We’ve already looked at skiing … More Snowboarding Gear Explained
What’s the difference between a ski jacket and a winter jacket and a snowboard jacket? Is there really a difference? Should you care? Here, we explain the ins and outs of skiing gear, from salopettes to poles and ski goggles to helmets. We’ll talk about the different types of material, the fit, and the purpose … More Skiing Gear Explained
If you’re thinking of renting ski and snowboard equipment on your next ski trip to Valtho, here’s a round-up of all the different options to choose from. Stores also may rent out additional gear, like snowshoes, helmets, and toboggans. Snowboard Rental Val Thorens Frequently, you’ll only see rental stores offering ‘ski hire’ or ‘ski equipment’. … More Where is the Best Val Thorens Ski Hire?
Paradiski, like the Three Valleys, is a ski area that is made up of a couple of great resorts. We’ve summarised all the best bits of the area, and covered how to get there. We’ve also picked out our favourite runs, activities, restaurants, and views that we’d highly recommend you check out. What is Paradiski? … More Paradiski: The Best Bits in 2019/2020
Whether it’s your first trip or your millionth, it’s always good to have a list and a plan for what you should be taking, renting, or buying. We’ve listed out all the skiing and snowboarding essentials, including what to wear skiing and boarding and what to wear for your après-ski sessions. Skiing & Snowboarding Clothing … More What to Wear Skiing: A Packing Guide
Learning to ski or snowboard can be pretty daunting, but we all gotta start somewhere. Some of us were fortunate enough to have our parents push us down a mountain before we could walk. For everyone else, learning to ski or snowboard, at any age, can be a right challenge. We’ve rounded up some of … More The Best French Ski Resorts for Beginners
Slopes ain’t just for skiers you know. We’ve rounded up the best snowboard resorts in France for your perusal. Half of the WeSki team are snowboarders, so it’s been quite the contest, but here are our favourites to date. Val d’Isère Sure, Val d’Isère is a celebrity fave, but it’s also a backcountry haven for … More Best Snowboard Resorts in France in 2019/2020