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2020 Winter Ski Gear Preview

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2020 Winter Ski Gear Preview - Sneak Peek  While we’re definitely fans of living in the moment, it’s always fun to look ahead to what is coming up next. With this in mind, we wanted to bring a sneak peak of the newest and best 2020 ski gear that will be coming out in the fall of 2019. From lighter boots, to new 2020 skis, there is a lot to be excited about. Plus, who doesn’t love checking out the new topsheet graphics and outerwear trends? READ ON... 

What’s on for Mountain Bikers this Summer?

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  SUMMER IN  MORZINE ,  AVORIAZ  AND  LES GETS  WOULDN’T BE COMPLETE WITHOUT A BIT OF MTB GOODNESS. ESPECIALLY WHEN OUR THREE FAVOURITE RESORTS HAVE A MOUNTAIN BIKE THEMED ACTIVITY THAT EVERYONE CAN ENJOY! HERE’S WHAT’S ON THE AGENDA SO FAR THIS SUMMER. PASS’PORTES DU SOLEIL 28TH – 30TH JUNE It would’t be summer without  Pass’Portes ! This enormous mountain biking event allows participants to challenge themselves and make the most of everything the PDS has to offer. Entrants will ride around 80km and cover many many vertical metres in a one-day tour of all 12 resorts in les Portes du Soleil. But don’t worry, there’ll be plenty of snack stops to test out locally produced cheeses, meats and beers along the way!  READ ON..

9​ ​Reasons​ ​to​ ​go​ ​on​ ​a​ ​Multi-Generational Winter​ ​Holiday

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You might already have your summer holidays mapped out with different trips and activities, but a  winter holiday in Morzine  is something that the whole family can enjoy. From grandparents to grandkids, going away to a new and exciting destination allows the family to spend  quality time  together, without the distractions of day-to-day routine. A multi-generational, or 3G holiday, is where three different generations of the family go on  holiday together . Grandparents, parents and their children (and even aunties, uncles and cousins) spend time together in a holiday location. It gives grandparents the opportunity to spoil the kids with treats and late bedtimes and all the things that mean endless holiday fun, while you might just be able to book in a  dinner for two  without the need for a babysitter! Everyone has quality time together and also the opportunity to do things individually as well – it’s a perfect combination that really works well.  Read on...

Summer in Morzine for Everyone

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Morzine isn’t just an amazing place to be when the mountains are covered in snow. It is also fantastic during the summer months. Once the snow has gone, the landscape is transformed in to lush green meadows that become a different kind of alpine playground. The  range of activities  available is huge and diverse. There is actually much more to do during summer in Morzine than in the winter. Hence many of our summer guests stay for two weeks, so they can do everything that they want to do. There is something to do for all kinds of people visiting Morzine. Here is our guide on how everyone can enjoy Morzine in Summer. Families.. read on

Morzine vs. Meribel: Which is the Better Ski Resort?

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When it comes to ski resorts, and French ones at that, you’ll be hard pushed to find two more popular destinations with British skiers than  Meribel  and  Morzine . And, if you’ve found your way here, you’re probably finding it hard to choose between the two… Sound familiar? Don’t worry, it happens. Plus, if this is the biggest dilemma you’re currently facing, I’d like to think you’re in a pretty enviable position! Both are gorgeous French resorts with plenty of brilliant après-ski, and respectively large ski areas to explore – Trois Vallées for Meribel, and  Portes du Soleil  for Morzine. So, which one’s right for you?  Sam at More Mountain breaks down the pros and cons of both resorts for you...

Top tips to help you prepare your kids for ski school

In  Nanny news from Vacation Nannies |By  Charlotte Clay It’s almost half term and the pre ski holiday panic has set in. What do the kids need for ski school? Ski school with kids can be stressful. From dressing them to finding them after, the key is making sure you have done your research and the kids are dressed appropriately. Top tips to help you and your kids prepare for ski school. It’s all about layers. Make sure your children are wearing good thermal layers. I would recommend a vest, long sleeve thermal top and thermal trousers all tucked in; so they don’t get chilly and a fleece as a mid layer. Rugby skins make a great thermal layer, or Mountain Warehouse have a good quality and affordable range. Accessorise! All kids have to wear helmets, so rather than a wooly hat I would recommend a long snood or balaclava when it’s cold. Buff have a great range. These can be nicely layered under the helmet and tuck down into their collar, keeping their neck and chin nice and