Essex Central Nov 2016 - Issue 36

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GET YOUR

SKI DEGREE

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Know the ropes then hit the slopes!

he aim of this month’s feature is to help you identify which of the many and varied ski holidays works best for you. It’s been created with our friends at Ski Independence. They are award-winning specialists with two decades of experience, making them the perfect partner. From non-skiers and nervous first timers to seasoned skiers, families and lovers of luxury, here’s some essential snow-how. Whistler

putting your skills to shame, we know that there are a few things to consider when it comes to creating magical memories. Nobody likes carrying their skis on their back, not least little people. So to avoid tantrums we recommend ski-in/ski-out accommodation, everyone is happy and the slopes are on your doorstep. A second essential to consider is ski school: give your kids the best start with tried and tested ski schools across North America and Europe, able to help regardless of ability. If there’s still energy in those little legs après-ski, our resorts have a huge selection of activities to keep the family entertained: indoor water parks, zip lines, horse-drawn sleighs and bowling included.

SHORT BREAK

Maybe you’ve already had a long ski holiday and you’re chasing fresh snow, or perhaps you are limited on the holiday time you can take. Nothing feels like getting away from it all more than a short ski break. We understand that you want to maximise your slope time and that’s

Mike Crane

OUR FAVOURITE FAMILY RESORTS:

FAMILY

Whether it’s the first time on the slopes for your little ones or you have a pack of tiny shredders

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Avoriaz and Les Arcs for their excellent self-catering accommodation offering ultimate flexibility, and Whistler because there is an après-ski activity to suit everyone.

Step into the void, Chamonix