Whether it is traditional Alpine and cross-country skiing, or snowboarding and freestyle skiing, ski holidays have become increasingly popular and accessible the world over, even in non-traditional winter sports countries.
Even our prehistoric ancestors knew how to inject a bit of fun into winter by strapping early skis onto their feet for hunting and travelling. The earliest skis date to between 8,000 and 7,000 BCE. Today, with things like heli skiing and specialised skiing apps, we’ve truly come a long way.
From a 40-plusser’s first-time skiing in Niseko, Japan to hitting the slopes and ice skating in undiscovered Almaty, Kazakhstan, check out our first-hand experiences of skiing resorts.
You can also browse here the offers and deals for skiing and winter holidays we publish from specialised travel operators.
So whether you’re a virgin on the slopes or a super hero on snow, take advantage of the increasing number of winter fun options on offer year on year.
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