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The latest news, weather and gossip about Meribel by Ski Basics chalet

What’s new in Meribel 2020?

October 6, 2019 no comments

The resort doesn’t open until 14th December, but the snow is beginning to fall and we couldn’t be more excited for the season to begin and to share what’s new in Meribel 2020… Now we all know that skiing in Meribel, means skiing in one of the world’s best resorts. So, you’re bound to have […]

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Where to eat in Meribel – Our top picks!

September 1, 2019 no comments

When it comes to eating out, Meribel has a vast range of options both on and of the mountain. From quick, easy and reasonably priced to fine dining, traditional Savoyard and some unbeatable mountain locations – there truly is something for every occasion.   Restaurants on the mountain Rond Point (Self-Service) (£)     View […]

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Seasonnaire Stories – James Jacob

August 5, 2019 no comments

Seasonnaire Stories We have asked some of the team from this year to choose a picture which either sums up their season or takes them back to their favourite moment. They have been tasked with writing a small paragraph about their chosen photo to describe that #seasonmade moment. Enjoy! Chalet Host – Chalet Epena 18/19 […]

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Whats new here at Ski Basics?

June 29, 2019 no comments

Whilst we may have closed our chalet doors to our lovely guests for the summer, things certainly haven’t stopped here in Meribel. We’re spending the summer gearing up for another great winter season and there’s some exciting things happening that we hope will make the 19\20 winter the best one yet! So here’s a brief […]

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Seasonnaire Stories – Millie Quinn

June 16, 2019 no comments

Seasonnaire Stories We have asked some of the team from this year to choose a picture which either sums up their season or takes them back to their favourite moment. They have been tasked with writing a small paragraph about their chosen photo to describe that #seasonmade moment. Enjoy! Chalet Host – Chalet Blanche 18/19; […]

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Seasonnaire Stories – Dainora Jurevičiūtė

June 11, 2019 no comments

Seasonnaire Stories We have asked some of the team from this year to choose a picture which either sums up their season or takes them back to their favourite moment. They have been tasked with writing a small paragraph about their chosen photo to describe that #seasonmade moment. Enjoy!   Driver / Chalet Host – […]

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End of Winter Season sales – Our top picks!

May 24, 2019 no comments

So the 2018/19 ski season may be over but that doesn’t mean we’re ready to let go of it just yet and it doesn’t look like the retailers of the world are planning on letting us anytime soon either! Since the lifts closed on the 22nd of April, we have been inundated with End of […]

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5 Top Tips for Choosing the Best Ski Instructor

April 18, 2019 no comments
Tips for Choosing the Best Ski Instructor

Becoming a confident, independent skier is not a journey which can be hurried. Unless you are a professional ski instructor, you can never know enough about skiing – there are always numerous of techniques to be improved upon and a multitude of new skills which can be learned. Enrolling in a good ski school is […]

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Weekly Eyeball Meribel Snow Report by Ski Basics

March 23, 2019 no comments

Weather Conditions in Meribel 23rd March 2019 On this page you will find a real human version of the Meribel snow report. We send our ski chalet staff up on the hill to check the conditions for you (Someone has to do it!). Keep checking back for the latest snow conditions in Meribel ski resort.

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Travel Tips for Skiers You Shouldn’t Leave Home Without…

March 22, 2019 no comments
Travel Tips for Skiers - Ski Basics

What with airport queues, checking in bags, charges for bringing equipment, airport transfers and all the rest, travelling to your chosen ski resort can sometimes be a logistical nightmare. We’ve put together this guide of top travel tips for skiers to help you navigate this minefield so that you can relax into holiday mode before […]

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Luxury Catered Ski Chalets in Meribel to Exceed Your Expectations

February 22, 2019 no comments
Luxury catered ski chalets in meribel

We have a carefully-curated collection of luxury catered ski chalets in Meribel which we call ‘Plus Experience’ chalets. This luxury collection consists of five beautiful catered chalets in the heart of Meribel where nothing is too much trouble and every whim is catered for. Discover how we can exceed your expectations on your next ski […]

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Unmissable Ski Fashion Trends for 2019

January 3, 2019 no comments
ski fashion trends 2019

You already know all about what’s new for Meribel in 2019, so now it’s time to find out what looks to rock on the slopes so that you can enjoy the new ski season looking as stylish as can be. Just like the seasons themselves, ski fashion trends are forever changing so have a read […]

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Why You Should Head to Méribel this Ski Season

November 15, 2018 no comments
skiing in meribel

2018’s winter ski season is just around the corner, and there’s no better place to head to than Méribel. There’s plenty of reasons why Méribel should be your destination of choice this season – the large ski area, the guarantee of snow and even the extra activities on offer. Here are some reasons why you […]

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Top Ski In/Ski Out Chalets in Meribel

November 8, 2018 no comments
Top Ski in/Ski Out Chalets in Meribel

A ski in/ski out chalet in Meribel is the ultimate convenience for skiers who want to get to the fresh powder before anyone else in the morning. Being able to ski in and out of your chalet is deemed a ‘must have’ for many seasoned skiers who want awesome skiing without the hassle of queueing […]

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What’s New in Meribel 2019?

October 5, 2018 no comments
New Runs in Meribel for 2019

Meribel doesn’t open until 8th December, but the first flakes have already started to fall, promising us a great ski season once again. We all know that skiing in the Alps offers some of the best skiing in the world, but what’s new in Meribel for 2019 and what can you look forward to on […]

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Is Skiing During Pregnancy Safe?

September 20, 2018 no comments
skiing whilst pregnant in Meribel

You booked your ski holiday in Meribel many months ago and now it’s a short time until you arrive here in resort, and you find out that you’re pregnant! Whether you’re surprised or overjoyed, you need to consider if it’s OK to go skiing during pregnancy. Whilst ultimately it is the decision of you (and […]

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Ski Boot Fitting: How are Your Boots Supposed to Fit?

August 30, 2018 no comments
ski boot fitting- how to fit your ski boots

Ski boots are probably the most technically sophisticated piece of footwear you’ll ever wear and good ski boot fitting is crucial to your comfort and technical prowess. Each and every pair of ski boots will have undergone rigorous testing and had their design finely honed to create the perfect pair of boots for skiing in […]

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5 Health Benefits of Skiing (as if you Needed Another Excuse!)

August 1, 2018 no comments
whats new in Meribel 2018

If you’re reading this then it’s likely that you already love skiing and everything about it. From that feeling as you hit the slopes first thing in the morning before anyone else, breathing the fresh mountain air and the dazzling sunshine gifting you with healthful vitamin D and mood-boosting energy – the benefits of skiing […]

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Flexi Experience

June 25, 2018 no comments
flexi-service-chalet-lapin

Fancy rounding off the day with an extended après-ski session? Maybe you treated yourself to a luxury lunch on the slopes, or you’d like to take the kids to the local pizzeria for dinner? Whatever the reason that you don’t fancy sitting down to a served meal in your chalet, our new Flexi service, is […]

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