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Mar 5 2014 / Competitions // Ski

Are you winning on the Monarch Mountain?

Monarch (Airlines) Mountain augmented reality

Are you one of our lucky winners from the Monarch Mountain Search the Slopes competition? We’ve been giving you the chance to win return flights for two AND Snow+Rock vouchers since November! Here are our lucky flight winners so far: J Ford C Wood R Riches Please check your email everyone! As well as that fabulous competition, the Monarch Mountain  offers […]

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Jan 14 2014 / Ski

Riding the Steep and Deep: Is Off-Piste the Future of Skiing and Snowboarding?

Chamonix

For huge numbers of keen skiers and snowboarders the world over, there’s simply no feeling to equal the adrenaline rush that off-piste and backcountry terrain offers. The moments leading up to a big off-piste run are to be savoured; the peppermint-fresh air, the calm silence, the open expanse of fresh, light, untouched powder before you… You drink it all […]

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Dec 16 2013 / Ski

Off-Piste for Beginners with Skia

Martin Skia

  It was midday on a Saturday in Les Houches, Chamonix, less than 5 minutes away from the nearest chairlift, and yet – in the middle of this crowded resort – it was completely silent. No other skiers were in sight, and ahead of us lay hundreds of metres of untracked powder. I’d signed up for a 3 day off-piste […]

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Finishing school on the slopes – my ski etiquette tips

Chemmy Alcott shares her ski etiquette tips on the Monarch Airlines blog

Not many people know that I was sent to finishing school. Yes, shock horror, jaw dropping secret and very much not expected of someone whose job is to throw themselves down a mountain with guts, ‘ballsy’, rugged skiing. However, those who do know me are well aware that I am often partial to exaggeration! I have to admit, I’ve […]

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Jan 11 2013 / Travel Tips & Advice

Cheese, Sir, I want some more

Cheese fondue for apres ski

If there’s one thing snowangel.co.uk loves as much as a snowboarding/ski holiday and après ski, it has to be cheese… and wine of course. Deep fried, melted, grated, sliced, boxed, crumbled, red, white, rosé – we don’t care. So with cheese and wine in mind we set out on a mission to find you the best fondue, raclette and […]

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