Finding the right ski school for your child can have a major impact on the success of your family ski holiday. We have put together a practical overview of the key issues that can make or break a child's passion for skiing. Finding a good ski school, knowing the instructor, and dressing your child for all-day alpine weather will give your budding ski star the right start for a lifelong passion of alpine skiing.
Everything you need to know about Glacier skiing in October! It was an awesome five days on the Hintertuxer Glacier and we couldn’t believe we were actually skiing in October. High above the Ziller Valley in Tirol, between 2660 and 3268 metres above sea level to be exact, is a year-round winter wonderland of skiing paradise...
Every November, society divides itself into two distinct groups. There are those who ski and those who should ski. Despite grey skies, and darkness by 5:00 pm, the upcoming ski season fills the skiers’ heart and soul with pulsing anticipation. Find out here where to hit the slopes early this season!
Everyone is talking about climate change and what we as consumers – and skiers – can do about it. The “reduce, re-use, recycle” mantra has been joined by a new eco-trend: buying is out, renting is in. Ultimately, ski clothing rental is good for the environment and good for your budget. Pretty cool, right? Read more here ...
Here are some great ways to enjoy MAXIMUM SKIING on a MINIMUM BUDGET. Skiing is undeniably expensive but there are some simple ways to have an enjoyable ski vacation without breaking the bank. Where you go, where you stay and where you eat will impact the bottom line - read it all here!
Read all about an entire village that is dedicated to skiing. We sat down with Alexander Kalss, the Managing Director of Hagan Lodge Altaussee Salzburg to find out more about this amazing ski resort and the historical development of the lodges.
After the long summer, or off-season, as skiers prefer to call it, we sometimes forget all the nitty gritty details of preparing for a ski trip, particularly the first trip of the season. We have put together a short list of some things that can really make or break a good ski holiday or ski weekend.
As experts in skiwear, one of the most frequently asked questions we get at SkiGala is how to dress for skiing. There is a delicate balance between keeping warm and dry yet without the risk of overheating. We have put together some straightforward tips to maximize your comfort on the slopes.
Safer skiing - safety tips for skiing! Let's be honest here, skiing is a high-speed sport. Even if you are taking it at a leisurely pace, there will be other skiers on the slopes who are traveling faster than most inner city cars. A few simple safety tips can help prevent accidents and injury and ensure that your ski day is always your best day.
We honestly believe that the success of a family ski vacation depends on keeping the kids warm and dry on the slopes. But there is a balance to find somewhere between keeping your child warm and dry yet without the risk of overheating. Fortunately there are a few basic guidelines that make dressing for skiing simpler.
It’s hard not to get caught up in the emotion of skiing and getting yourself kitted out in top notch gear and fab threads. Before you take advantage of the ski sales however, consider the real cost of ownership including frequency of use, service, transportation and storage. Let's do the math here.