Skiing holidays

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How a ski trip to France helped me find my winter travel mojo
With its tree-lined ski slopes and starlit forest hikes, the traditional village of Villard-de-Lans, near Grenoble, made me fall back in love with skiing holidays

Rachel Dixon

18, Jan, 2023 @7:00 AM

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Vital careers advice to six-year-old me | Brief letters
Brief letters: Youthful ambition | Past lives of rough sleepers | Bread Sauce Preservation Society | Late Christmas card | Ski holiday irony

08, Jan, 2023 @4:40 PM

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Ski touring without the machismo: a women-led weekend on Cairngorm mountain, Scotland
Ski and snowboard touring can be intimidating for novices. We join a two-day workshop that aims to make the sport more accessible

Sam Haddad

29, Dec, 2022 @7:00 AM

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10 of Europe’s best cosy cabins for winter
Perfect snow, hot saunas, twinkling stars and the snuggliest blankets. We pick the most scenic winter hideaways

Gemma Bowes

10, Dec, 2022 @11:00 AM

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‘Our magical cabin’: a fairytale ski hut in the Austrian Alps
An isolated hideaway near Kitzbühel is the perfect base for a family skiing trip – and an opportunity to indulge in naked moonbathing

Gemma Bowes

10, Dec, 2022 @7:00 AM

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A local’s guide to Chamonix, France: great hikes, the Alps and decent sushi
With soaring peaks on its doorstep the town is an international hotspot. Mountain guide Julien ‘Pica’ Herry tells us what he loves about the birthplace of alpinism

Interview by Susan Greenwood

05, Dec, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Let’s go bogganeering! How I invented a winter sport on my trip to South Tirol, Italy
A snowy cross-country walking break is even more beautiful – and fun – when you combine the hiking with tobogganing

Kevin Rushby

03, Dec, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Why Laax could be Switzerland’s greenest ski town
Wolves and lynx are returning to the mountains around this sustainable ski resort, where solar-powered lifts serve the grand prix runs and snow parks

Mike MacEacheran

29, Nov, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Not so steep – readers’ favourite affordable skiing options
Speeding down mountainsides has become a hobby for the well-to-do, but if you scout around, our tipsters say, good-value options can be found. Scroll down for the winning tip

Guardian readers

17, Nov, 2022 @11:00 AM

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‘There are enough new routes to last a lifetime’: ski touring in the French Alps
The Haute Tarentaise region is ideal for clipping on your touring skis, escaping the resort crowds, and discovering a world of spectacular, little-known valleys as far as the Italian border

Alf Alderson

17, Nov, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Skiing in Scotland: ‘On a good day it’s up there with anywhere in the world’
With five resorts all a two-hour drive from Aviemore, the Highlands glitter with the promise of ski adventures – and whisky

Stuart Kenny

29, Oct, 2022 @10:00 AM

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How to bag a bargain European ski trip
Still need your winter sports fix even with the pound in a slump? Here are our top tips for skiing on a budget, including when, where and how to go

Gemma Bowes

29, Oct, 2022 @6:00 AM

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