Browse through our master list of skiing and snowboarding slang, as well as a mixture of snow-related words and terminology for you to 'wow' people with your wisdom on the slopes! Aerials - Freestyle ski jumping involving flipping in the air. Biff - A near fall in which the skier
At Snow Retreat we believe in fair pricing from the beginning. We do not over inflate our holiday prices, only to slash the price at a later date to give the false sense of a "deal". Plus, we do not use expensive agents to sell our holidays, rather, we sell our own holidays so that
Snow Retreat's useful guide to La Tania, Courchevel and Three Valley Lift passes.. Need help choosing which lift pass to get? Check out our other pages about Courchevel and Three valleys lift pass: Which ski area should I choose? Courchevel or Three Valleys Which lift pass should I choose if I'm a complete beginner? Family,
Before we get to the swimming, we have to point out that the building is truly breathtaking and complete with sloping grass covered roof it is designed to fit right in with the mountain scenery. It's actually a surprise they haven't put a drag lift on the top and made it into a nursery slope!
Do I need insurance? -Yes!!! It is important that you are adequately insured when on the slopes, if not a fall could be costly. Firstly check your travel documents, or with your insurance provider, to see whether or not you are adequately covered. Usually if you have travel insurance you will have to pay your treatment costs, then
Which ski area should I choose? There are soo many lift passes choices in the the 3 Valleys that it can be confusing. So here is our guide to choosing the right lift passes for you and your party. New to skiing/boarding? Click here! The first choice to make is the ski area that you wish
Which Lift Pass should I choose if I'm a complete beginner? In Lessons? - Check with your ski or snowboard school to find out which lift pass you need. If this is your first winter holiday we do suggest you try and have a couple of lessons at your dry ski slope or snow dome before
Where to go on a budget? Courchevel is renowned for its pricey reputation, its designer shops and eye-watering prices for a pint on the piste. So here is Snow Retreat's run down of great budget things to do along with places to eat and drink in Courchevel that won't break the bank...
Can I get a group pass? Once you have chosen the Ski Area that you wish to visit, you can use our handy flow diagram to work out the perfect lift pass for you ... Courchevel or Three Valleys lift pass << Ski Area - Insurance >>
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