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A Beginners Guide To A Ski Holiday


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This slideshow is perfect If youre looking to go on a ski holiday this year. We have put together a small list of things you should be prepared to face if you do decide to.

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A Beginners Guide To A Ski Holiday

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  2. 2. 5 A Beginners Guide To ASki HolidayTuesday, 11 June 13
  3. 3. 5 What’s Involved In A Ski HolidaySki holidays aren’t just about the sport. Whether you’re part of a group, a couple, a family ortraveling alone, you’ll experience what it’s like to be a part of the resort and all that comes with it.Activities off the slope include ice skating, spas, swimming pools, cinemas, shopping, ice climbing,walking – all within beautiful mountainside surroundings.Tuesday, 11 June 13
  4. 4. 4What Can I Expect My FirstExperience To Be Like?Like any sport, Skiing can be frustrating at first. Don’t give up though – the first couple of days may betough but most people find their feet very quickly. If you’re keen to avoid this feeling then it’s worthtaking a few lessons before you leave the UK in one of the many indoor ski slopes around the country.Do make sure you get yourself lessons in-resort too and you’ll be off to an excellent start.The first few days will be physically challenging too, so expect to be tired. Remember this and makethe effort to push through though – it’s all worth it in the end!Tuesday, 11 June 13
  5. 5. 3 What Do I Need To Pack?Here are the essentials you’ll need:-          Waterproof jacket-          Salopettes or snowboard pants (waterproof trousers)-          Gloves-          Socks-          Goggles/sunglasses-          Thermal layers (not cotton – proper thermals)Borrowing from friends can be useful if you’re not sure about buying your own kitTuesday, 11 June 13
  6. 6. 2 Do I Need To Take Lessons?Attending ski school may feel a bit daunting. Perhaps you’ve even got mates that could teach youfor free. But there really is no substitute for the professional tuition you’ll get with proper ski schoollessons. You’ll learn to ski as part of a group, or privately if you prefer, and follow a series oflessons that help you progress from beginner to confident skier/boarder. If you can, take lessonsfor at least your first week on the slopes to get the most out of themTuesday, 11 June 13
  7. 7. 1 Top Tips For Beginners1) Be prepared to get physical2) Take Lessons3) Wear Thin Layers4) FInd a hotel near Ski lifts5) Remember you’re a beginnerTuesday, 11 June 13
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