Skiing in Meribel Archive

The 12 Best Skiing Apps for 2022 – Android and iPhone

February 1, 2022 no comments
top 6 skiing apps to improve your ski experience

Whether you’re looking to let off some steam during après, or pick up the latest ski tips and techniques to improve your skiing, these top skiing apps are must-haves. Your phone can become your best friend in the mountains, helping you to optimise your ski experience and, of course, providing endless selfie opportunities! So whether […]

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

August 1, 2018 1 comment
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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Your Skiing Checklist Made Simple

January 30, 2018 1 comment
Skiing Checklist made simple

“Prior planning prevents p*ss poor performance” is a a commonly bandied about phrase which can’t be ignored, especially so when it comes to skiing. If you’ve not been skiing in Meribel before then you’ll no doubt be a little nervous about forgetting an essential bit of kit or item and worrying about what to add […]

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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
This Will Make Buying Your Meribel Ski Pass Simple…

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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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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Ski or Snowboard: Which is Better? | Ski Basics

January 27, 2017 no comments
“Prior planning prevents p*ss poor performance” is a a commonly bandied about phrase which can’t be ignored, especially so when it comes to skiing. If you’ve not been skiing in Meribel before then you’ll no doubt be a little nervous about forgetting an essential bit of kit or item and worrying about what to add to your skiing checklist. You’ll have heard all the horror stories about your skiing equipment amounting to a small fortune, and you’ll worry about packing too much (or too little).

Ski or snowboard: which should you choose to master?   To ski or snowboard? The answer to this much discussed debate, will of course depend on your preferences. However, if you’ve never tried either and are genuinely one of the unbiased few then there are a few things to consider. Within this blog we have […]

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Our Guide to Skiing in Méribel at Easter

March 20, 2016 no comments
Sking in Meribel at Easter

Skiing in Méribel at Easter​ Méribel is central to the Trois Vallées ski area, one of the largest linked ski areas in the world. It has around 150km of pistes (the majority blue, with around 25 per cent red and under 10 per cent green or black), but offers access to a total of over 600km […]

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Learning to ski in Meribel

December 9, 2013 no comments
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A ski holiday in Meribel isn’t all about racing down black runs, diving over moguls or smashing through endless fresh powder. It’s also about showing you new guys the ropes, proving that skiing can be fun, easy to pick up, and just as enjoyable whatever level you are.

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A chalet holiday in Meribel

October 8, 2013 no comments
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A recent survey has shown that 74% of British holidaymakers who visit Meribel opt to stay in a catered chalet rather than a hotel. For those of you who have not yet experienced a catered chalet holiday, the concept may seem alien. 

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Reasons to ski in Meribel

September 25, 2013 no comments
Ski job in Meribel

We’re obviously Meribel skiing converts, so why shouldn’t you be too? Here’s a few reasons why skiing in Meribel (and staying with Ski Basics) HAS to be on your bucket list.

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Parapenting the 3 Valleys

April 18, 2013 no comments

For those non skiiers out there who don’t fancy clipping in for a week but still want to  explore the mountains on a Meribel chalet holiday, or any adrenaline junkies out there just looking to push their limits, we can recommend parapenting from personal recommendation. Originating from paragliding, you’ll be strapped to a qualified instructor […]

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