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now, ice and rock. Soaring peaks. Cosy chalets and vin chaud in the hot tub. An hour away on Easyjet. A winter’s worth of mountain adventure. It can only mean winter in the Alps and our favourite Alpine spot has to be Chamonix. Our mates at Adventure Base have been keeping the fires burning bright for adventure in the Alps and they offer a totally unique way of getting the most out of your trip to Chamonix - a refreshing twist to the regular ski holiday.

you choose, offering you the opportunity to enjoy the finest back-country ski or board days in the Alps. Or if you want to get really physical, grab an ice axe and crampons with a myriad of ice climbing and mountaineering options offered by Dream Guides. You choose the adventure, Adventure Base will do the rest. And when the day is at an end and lunchtime’s Tartiflette has settled for good in your stomach, head for the hot tub and gaze out over Mont Blanc in the moonlight.

With a selection of chalet accommodation on offer for every budget, you can go for a night, for a week or for as long as you like. Full board, half board, snowboard, whatever. Ski school for a day, or an offpiste clinic on the glaciers of Mont Blanc – Italian side or French – take your pick! It’s totally bespoke to you, whatever your sport.

Ratfans get a great deal at Adventure Base too. Simply quote Rat Race when booking by phone and they will give you 10% off your booking. They also have great discounts off ski hire, lift passes and other services when in Chamonix itself. Maybe see you out there this winter. And if you ARE heading south to the snow...

And with their partnership with Dream Guides, run by 7-times Everest summiteer and all-round mountain guru Kenton Cool, you can book yourself on a course if

...Check out our Alpine winter gear selections on the following pages, selected by the guys at Adventure base as their fave picks for winter in the Alps.

Call 0845 5275812 and quote Rat Race to receive your 10% discount

find out more at:

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Ratalogue Autumn Winter 2010 to 2011  

Ratalogue Autumn Winter 2010 to 2011

Ratalogue Autumn Winter 2010 to 2011  

Ratalogue Autumn Winter 2010 to 2011