Crystal Deals For the Coming Season
Tue 10 October 17
Crystal have some great deals for the coming season check them out here.
Crystal Deals For the Coming Season © Crystal Ski
First time skiing or boarding and great après-ski?
Pas de la Casa in Andorra is a high-altitude resort with access to 210km of piste in the Grandvalira ski area, linking it to Soldeu and El Tarter. It's lively and affordable, with an earned reputation for vibrant après. One of the best aspects for beginners in Pas de la Casa is the ski school, which is known for its excellent standard of teaching and English-speaking instructors. Intermediates and advanced skiers have plenty to explore too, both on and off-piste, and you can practice your tricks in the resort's snow parks.
Crystal Ski Holidays (www.crystalski.co.uk; 020 8610 3123) offers a week's stay in the two-star self-catering Manzano Apartments in Pas de la Casa, Andorra, from £255 per person (based on four sharing) including flights from Gatwick to Toulouse and transfers (price given is for departure on 14 January 2018). Save £50 per person.
Want to be away over Christmas and have a bit of luxury?
Sestriere is renowned for its great conditions: it's high up, faces north-west and has extensive snow-making equipment. There are lots of open runs on the local slopes, plus some off-piste among a handful of tree-lined slopes. Head out to the Milky Way ski area and you'll get 400km of piste that'll take you to Sauze d'Oulx, Claviere and to Mongenèvre in France. The village was the first purpose-built resort in the Italian Alps, improved in 2006 by the Winter Olympics being held there.
Crystal Ski Holidays (www.crystalski.co.uk; 020 8610 3123) offers a week's half board and gala dinner at the four-star Grand Hotel Sestriere in Sestriere, Italy, from £559 per person (based on two sharing) including flights from Gatwick to Turin and transfers (price given is for departure on 7 January 2018). Save £50 per person.
Big ski area, skiing 9-5.
Part of the impressive 425km Paradiski area, La Plagne is a collection of small villages, each with its own distinct feel and character. The region is famed for its variety, from the long, tree-lined runs in Montchavin to the deep powder of the Bellecôte glacier. Between the two you'll find plenty of wide red and blue runs, perfectly suited for progressive beginners and intermediate skiers to build their skill set. Or if you want to beat the crowds, head over to Montalbert for some exhilarating long runs through the trees.
Crystal Ski Holidays (www.crystalski.co.uk; 020 8610 3123) offers a week's stay in the four-star self-catering Les Chalets Edelweiss Apartments in Plagne 1800, France, from £346 per person (based on four sharing) including flights from Gatwick to Chambery and transfers (price given is for departure on 6 January 2018). Save £50 per person.
Wed 18 October 17, Chill Factore, United Kingdom
Hundreds of applicants applied, but Eddie the Eagle has shortlisted just 20 finalists for his first-of-its-kind talent spotting competition at Chill Factore, which gives passionate skiers and snowboarders the chance to fulfil their dream of becoming the next big thing in snow sports.
Fri 20 October 17
As a location, Alaska represents the very pinnacle in freeride skiing and snowboarding. The combination of mountains, snow and wilderness make it a really special place to go skiing. And because of the scale and remoteness of the mountains helicopters are the perfect tool to access them.
Wed 25 October 17
Slopercise fitness plan is the perfect prelude for powder and pistes
Thu 26 October 17, Ischgl, Austria
The ski resort of Ischgl in the Austrian Tirol has been crowned a gourmet hotspot by the respected and influential culinary guides Gault&Millau 2018 and A la Carte 2018 with 16 toques and 24 stars.
Tue 31 October 17
£100 off per booking to 43 ski resorts from Andorra to Switzerland for December departures. Book by 6 November 2017.