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Top 10 ski resorts for beginners

Friday, 18 November 2011 11:29 AM

Introduce yourself to skiing in a beginner-friendly resort Sliding down a mountain on skis or snowboards can be daunting for first-timers, but fear not, all it takes is practice and a beginner-friendly resort to do it in.

Here’s our pick of the best ski resorts for beginners:
La Clusaz, France:
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Hope you like the “new look” website!

The season is well underway ….we have been spoilt with heaps of snow and recently lots of sun!

The good news is that it’s snowing again….20+cm due tonight at the chalet!!!

IT’s Snowing!!

After a week or so of gorgeous sunshine we are now back to fresh snow and cold temperatures…Perfect!

Spiced Coconut Cream Chicken

This is a lightly spiced creamy chicken dish and will re-heat well if you wish to make it a day in advance or you can freeze it, thaw overnight, bring to boil and simmer gently for 10 mins. Delicious served with fruit and nut rice.

Prep: 25mins. Cooking: 1 hour Serves: 6 EASY

125g onion 1 green chilli 175g tomatoes… Continue reading

Skiing in medieval Annecy

Skiing in La Clusaz according to the Guardian. You won't find Annecy in any British ski brochures this year. In fact, for most British skiers, Annecy is that place you zoom through on the transfer from Geneva airport to Les Trois Vallées. It's not exactly ski hotlist material – which is an absolute travesty if culture and romance are as integral to your winter trip as the skiing. Continue reading

Never mind the low altitude good skiing in tiny La Clusaz

La Clusaz reviewed in the Mail Online. Mark Twain had strong views on statistics – that they were worse than lies or even damned lies. Ski guide Olivier Mermillod would have seen eye to eye with Mr Twain – for that principle holds true when statistics are applied to ski resorts in general. And to Olivier’s resort of La Clusaz in particular. Continue reading

Loads of Snow

it's all happening. right now SNNNOOOOOOWWWWWWWWwwwwwww.... every day this week. It's an amazing start to the season with over 3m of snow already at the top of the mountain Continue reading

Ski Chalet – La Clusaz

  • La Clusaz – Traditional, affordable ski resort only 1 hour from Geneva Airport
  • 220km of skiing in the stunning Aravis Valley – suitable for all levels
  • Catered, owner run chalet with genuine ski to the door location
  • En-suite rooms with Egyptian cotton bedding and L’Occitane products
  • Scandinavian Hot Tub with amazing views, open log fire, WIFI, childcare
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