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5 Reasons to Start Skiing

Skiing combines all the necessary ingredients for a great holiday: travel, fun and social interaction. Plus, it’s an adrenaline rush unlike any other!


It’s an extremely popular sport and pastime, but that doesn’t mean everyone has strapped in and attacked the slopes.


If you have yet to give it a go, here are 5 reasons to start skiing.


It’s Value for Money


Unforgettable experiences are invaluable!


A fun and rewarding holiday is hard to beat. The common misconception is that skiing is expensive, when factoring in the accommodation, equipment, travel, and everything else that goes into it.


So here’s the good news. Skiing isn’t as expensive as you may think. Ski resorts cater to a variety of budgets.


Plus, when it comes to après, many bars have extended happy hours and half-price cocktails. What’s not to like?


Explore the Snow Like Never Before


Snow is probably the first thing that comes to mind when the word ‘skiing’ is mentioned.


Think of skiing and you conjure up an image of mountains draped in pure white powder. A ski holiday can promise snow – and lots of it!


Alpine scenery is difficult to beat when it comes to pure beauty and grandiosity, and this is only enhanced by the masses of snow surrounding you.


Gliding through the snow at a great speed is exhilarating, and when the skis are off, you can marvel at the scenery, or take part it in a good old-fashioned snowball fight.


The possibilities are endless!


It’s Great Exercise


It goes without saying that skiing is a very physical activity, and isn’t as simple as just sliding down the side of a mountain. Maintaining your balance by engaging your entire body and using your ski poles to push yourself forward makes it a great form of exercise.


Many people struggle with fitting exercise into their daily routines, let alone their holiday schedules. But, the best part is, it doesn’t feel like you’re working out!


Skiing is the type of activity that is fun and enjoyable, while sporty and physically engaging enough to help boost your fitness levels.


If you have a competitive streak, there are many competitions and skiing disciplines you can take part in once you’ve got your confidence on the slopes. No two ski holidays need ever be the same!

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Adaptive Snowsports
Alpine Ski Racing
Nordic Ski Racing
Other Disciplines
Park & Pipe
Ski Cross
Snowboard Cross
Telemark Ski Racing