Last 5 articles by Danielle

8 April from Danielle in 'Tips''

Anyone who's ever ventured into the world of ski shopping will recognise the barrage of unfamiliar terms: flex! camber! rocker! You feel pressure to buy the best skis possible for the best price, but you have no idea what the salesperson is going on about. If you, too, have been assailed by unfamiliar ski jargon and would like to know just exactly what it means, look no further! We've put together a handy dictionary of the most useful words to know when buying skis.  Read more ›

5 April from Danielle in 'General''

The coronavirus put a sudden end to ski season, leaving many of us pining after the ski hills instead of going on our scheduled ski holidays. If you were lucky enough to hit the slopes this winter, we're happy for you! If you weren't, there's always next year. But if you can't wait that long, here are some pictures of the 2019/20 ski season in the Alps to tide you over! Read more ›

4 April from Danielle in 'Tips''

It's no fun skiing when you’re afraid. And it happens to the best of us, whether you’re just starting out, whether you’ve been away from skis for a long time or whether you just don’t have a head for heights. Maybe you’re coming back from a bad fall and you’re brave enough to get back out on the slopes – but unable to completely overcome a slight sense of panic at the slippery ice and the steepness of it all. There’s no quick fix for anxiety while skiing, but it’s definitely worth putting the time in so you can gain back your confidence and eventually work on enjoying your favourite sport again. Read more ›

3 April from Danielle in 'Announcements''

Voting is over and the results for the Snowplaza Awards 2020 are in!  From December 2019 through April 1, 2020, thousands of skiers and snowboarders from all over Europe and the UK voted for the best ski resort of 2020. This year we asked readers to vote not only for their favourite ski resort overall, but also their favourite ski resort in several categories including beginner, après-ski and advanced. As thanks for casting your vote, we also entered each participant into a draw to win a pair of SINNER ski goggles. Scroll down to the end to see if you were one of the 10 lucky winners! Read more ›

1 April from Danielle in 'Tips''

As the coronavirus sweeps through the world and has us all huddling inside and social distancing, skiing might be the last thing on your mind. But there's no reason you can't brighten up your house arrest by bringing some of the Alps to your living room! Ski season 2019/20 is over, but we skiers and snowboarders know that skiing itself is never REALLY over! Here are 8 things you can do to make up for that cancelled ski trip (we know, we know, it's not the same). Read more ›