How to use the summer to prepare yourself for ski season

There’s nothing worse than hitting the slopes and being unprepared for your upcoming ski holiday. Every skier has felt the brief moment of panic at the thought of winter, with a summer spent lounging on beaches, sitting in beer gardens and wearing T-shirts, you wonder if all ski technique will have been forgotten.

In your panic, you may think it’s back to square one. Fear not, if you’re looking to get back in shape and regain your confidence in time for your holiday then there’s plenty of time to get ready for your next trip.

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What you need to know about late-season skiing

Late-season skiing is something that many skiers and snowboarders are wary of. It can often conjure up images of slushy snow on over-worked slopes, but we’re here to help you embrace a spring skiing trip by putting your mind at ease. 

Many ski resorts stay open well into April (with some staying open into May) and often travel companies will cut prices on last-minute bookings, so it’s easy to grab yourself a bargain ski holiday.  

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8 exercises to prepare you for your ski holiday


When preparing for a skiing holiday you choose a resort, book hotels, and ensure you have all the correct gear. Yet many people forget to prepare their bodies for the amount of physical exercise required when hitting the slopes.

Skiing can be quite an intense workout, to reduce the likelihood of injury it’s a good idea to spend a few weeks working on your fitness. Here are some exercises to get you started.

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5 Fun Ski Holiday Activities to Try

Not everyone wants to spend their whole ski holiday on the slopes, and it can be fun to try something new on the mountain. We have put together a roundup of five activities to try when you go skiing this winter.
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