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

5 Reasons Why It’s Better to Hire Skis (Not Buy)

August 1, 2017 no comments
Ski Hire in Meribel

For 70 years, the Three Valleys ski region in the French Alps has tempted skiers and snowboarders alike with its impressive facilities and world-class ski conditions. Meribel sits at the heart of the famous Trois Vallees and, with over 600km of pistes, it’s easy to see why guests return year after year to continue their discovery of […]

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Skiing in the Alps – 3 Reasons Why it’s the Best in the World

July 3, 2017 no comments

Skiing in the Alps started as a means of transportation through the rugged mountainous terrain before becoming a fun recreational activity during winter months, which in turn attracted the thousands of annual visitors it does today. The Alps are the highest and most extensive mountain range system that lies entirely in Europe, stretching approximately 750 miles across eight […]

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Seasonnaire Stories, Chalet Bouquetin: Kath Robinson

June 26, 2017 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. Kath Robinson Chalet Bouquetin - Season 16/17 'You [...] Read More

Seasonnaire Stories, Chalet and Operations Manager: Sam Bevan

June 7, 2017 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. Sam Bevan Chalet and Operations Manager: Season [...] Read More

Seasonnaire Stories, Chalet Manager: Abiy Brown

June 7, 2017 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. Abiy Brown Chalet Bouquetin – Season 14/15 [...] Read More

Try Ski Tuning to Boost your Performance on the Slopes

June 5, 2017 no comments
ski tuning made easy

“Prior planning prevents p*ss poor performance” is a phrase which is commonly bandied about and one which can’t be ignored, especially so when it comes to skiing. Ski tuning is a crucial part of your ski prep and can help boost your performance on the slopes no-end. Having a good wax job and sharp, flat […]

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What It’s Really Like to Work a Ski Job in Meribel

April 24, 2017 no comments
Ski job in Meribel

The importance of chalet staff is pivotal to the success of any ski chalet company in the Alps and, whilst even the best ski job in Meribel can be demanding, here at Ski Basics we believe that if a chalet company has happy staff, this in turn leads to happy customers. Choosing a ski season […]

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How to Make Your Affordable Ski Holiday in Meribel More Luxurious

February 20, 2017 no comments
Ski Jobs in Meribel

Here at Ski Basics we pride ourselves on going above and beyond to ensure that our guests get the best value for money whilst experiencing the very best skiing in the Three Valleys. We have impeccably high standards and our reputation for exceeding guests’ expectations is unparalleled. We work hard to ensure that each and every […]

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Should Beginners Learn How to Ski or Snowboard?

January 27, 2017 no comments
learn how to ski in meribel

Choosing the right ski school can make or break your ski holiday in the Alps. Here at Ski Basics we recommend only the very best tried and tested favourite ski schools in Meribel to help guests to learn how to ski or snowboard under the guidance of skilled and fully-trained professionals. But if you are a […]

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The 2017 Ski Season in Meribel

December 19, 2016 no comments
2017 Ski Season in Meribel

Meribel in 2017 Whilst many industries are wishing their customers a very Merry Christmas and thanking them for a prosperous year, our gloriously snowy 2017 ski season in Meribel is just beginning and we have so much to look forward to… 2016 has been a bit of a rollercoaster for world events, but here on the Three Valleys […]

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How to get to Meribel from the UK

November 29, 2016 no comments
How to Get to Meribel

Meribel is one of the most-loved ski resort in the Alps thanks to the amazing snow conditions and top quality facilities. And not forgetting that it boasts some of the most beautiful catered ski chalets in the Alps too! Here at Ski Basics we often get asked how to get to Meribel from the UK […]

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What’s New in Meribel for 2017?

November 7, 2016 no comments
Learn How to Ski in Meribel

Skiing in the Three Valleys in 2017 The Three Valleys is the largest ski area in the world and there’s very good reason that it remains so popular! Along with the amazing ski conditions, The Three Valleys is also loved for its world class facilities and there have been many improvements to the whole Three Valleys […]

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Finding Early Season Chalet Accommodation in Meribel

October 10, 2016 no comments

The ski season is nearly upon us, so it’s time to start planning your perfect chalet accommodation in Meribel. Here at Ski Basics, we go above and beyond to ensure that you get the most for your money, have a fantastic time skiing, and leave Meribel feeling relaxed and refreshed from your holiday. November and December […]

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What to Look Forward to When Choosing a New Year Ski Break in Meribel

August 24, 2016 no comments
Christmas in Meribel

New Year’s Eve celebrations can sometimes be a logistical nightmare where you find yourself trying to appease the wishes of everyone in your family/party, resulting in no one being completely satisfied with the diplomatic outcome. Not only that, but when you factor in extortionate taxi fares, bar/club entrance fees and the cost of food and […]

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Five of the Best Things to do in Meribel in Summer

July 29, 2016 no comments
Summer in Meribel

Five of the Best Things to do in Meribel in Summer Meribel is quite simply an unbeatable location for top-quality skiing, epic snowboarding and all those activities which require tonnes and tonnes of the powdery white stuff. But what happens when the snow disappears!? What happens Les Trois Vallees when summer makes its bright sunshiny […]

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Secret Recipe for the Best Catered Ski Chalet in Meribel…

July 7, 2016 no comments

Secret Recipe for the Best Catered Ski Chalet in Meribel Shhh…. For many years we have been known on the mountain for having perfected a very secret recipe. A recipe which has been tasted and loved by many, but one which until now, we’ve kept safely under our hats. But we can’t keep it quiet any […]

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How to Find the Best Ski Jobs in Meribel

May 28, 2016 no comments
Ski Job in Meribel

How to Find the Best Ski Jobs in Meribel Ski Basics is an independent catered chalet company based in Meribel offering great value ski holidays with an emphasis on exceptional service. The importance of chalet staff is pivotal to the success of any ski chalet company in the Alps and, whilst ski jobs in Meribel […]

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Visting Meribel in 2017

April 27, 2016 no comments
Meribel in 2017

Visit Meribel for Ski Holidays to Write Home About… And so as the 2016 ski season in Meribel slowly draws to a close, we reflect upon another wonderful season. We’ve loved every minute of it (as have all the guests we’ve had the pleasure of welcoming) and we are grateful to you all for making it […]

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Weekly Eyeball Meribel Snow Report by Ski Basics

April 5, 2016 no comments
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Snow Conditions in Meribel 6th April 2016 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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