Olympic sports to try!

- the 9 February 2018

Mountain yoga: well-being top to toe!

- the 22 January 2018

Running in the snow: why not have a go at a snow trail?

- the 22 January 2018

All kinds of Nordic pursuits!

When we talk about Nordic skiing, we immediately think of cross-country skiing (alternative or skating) and snowshoeing. But there are other options – sign-posted trails take you out into the natur...

- the 22 January 2018

Why not give ski touring a go?!

Ski touring is a great way to enjoy a different kind of experience in the snow and taste the freedom of wide-open spaces. A number of ski resorts are keen to offer people the chance to try it out i...

- the 19 January 2018

E-bikes are creating quite a buzz in the mountains!

This summer, how do you fancy cycling up a mountain pass for the very first time? Or why not get to grips with the hairpin bends on a road cycling trip? The huge surge in e-bikes means anything’s p...

- the 4 July 2017

6 brand new experiences to try this winter

In need of a thrill or some me-time? This winter, ski resorts are offering many new experiences perfect for recharging your batteries or providing an adrenalin rush… We turn the spotlight on 7 bran...

- the 16 November 2016

The best toboggan runs in the mountains!

Though it’s always existed, French resorts are now offering improved tobogganing opportunities year on year. As well as specially equipped children’s areas on the snow front, the last few winters h...

- the 15 September 2016

Fatbiking and ski touring: winter’s two latest snowsports trends

What if you were to use your next winter sports holiday as an opportunity to discover two activities that combine the joys of hiking with a bit of cardio exertion? Fatbiking and ski touring do just...

- the 12 September 2016

10 adrenaline-rush activities

Want to get out of your comfort zone? In need of a thrill? The mountains are packed with opportunities to do exactly that. In the air, in the water, on the ground or under it, here’s our selection ...

- the 16 August 2016

Stand-up paddle boarding, this summer’s big hit

Stand-up paddle boarding, which involves moving along the water whilst stood on a large surf board using a paddle, is the most accessible of the new trendy watersports. Gentle and fun, it’s becomin...

- the 18 July 2016

Rivers, waterfalls and man-made lakes to cool you down this summer

The larger well-known lakes aren’t the only places in which to take a dip or enjoy water sports! Our mountains are veritable freshwater reservoirs bursting with rivers, waterfalls, man-made lakes a...

- the 6 July 2016