Old 02-01-13, 06:03 PM   #1
 
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Snowboarder and Skiier in need of advice please

Hi all, me and a friend are looking to go on a snowboarding / skiing holiday in February or March and are in need of advice.

I'm 24, my only real experience of skiing was a school trip when I was 16 in Saas Grund / Saas Fee in Switzerland. Since then I've only ski'd once which was this year at the Snowdome, but I picked it back up again fairly quickly and felt confident.

My friend is confident boarder and went two years ago to Tignes.

Our first questions relate to where and when. When I went on the school trip I remember the snow at Saas grund being quite 'icey', as if it had melted and frozen again, it wasn't the best to ski on. But when we moved up the mountain to Saas Fee it was far more powder like. This was in March and the weather was fantastic, very warm and sunny. We would like to try and achieve that balance again if possible.

Location wise Andorra had been mentioned due to theory of it being good value. We need flights, accommodation, ski/board hire and a lift pass. We are also looking for somewhere with a bit of night life, something to do in the evenings.

Apologies for my vagueness and lack of knowledge

Thanks

George
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Old 03-01-13, 09:36 AM   #2
 
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Current suggestions from other sources include:

Cervinia Italy
Serre Chevalier
Les Arcs
La Plagne
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Old 08-01-13, 05:00 AM   #3
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I would suggest several skiing destinations for you :

QUEBEC, Mont Tremblant
MAINE, Sunday River
COLORADO, Winter Park
MONTANA, Big Sky
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