Entries by Ski Magic

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What’s New in Courchevel – Winter 2019?

Big changes are happening in Courchevel, with huge investments in Courchevel Le Praz and La Tania making them even better for skiers and snowboarders.   New for Courchevel Le Praz: The Alpinium If you visited Courchevel in Winter 2018-2019 you can’t have failed to notice something was happening in Le Praz, as building work was […]

When to ski Courchevel

The best times to ski Courchevel If you’re new to skiing then you might be wondering when is the best time to ski Courchevel, taking into consideration the weather and snow conditions. Take a look through our notes below to help you plan your ski holiday… First Tracks We’re very lucky in Courchevel to have high altitude, […]

Get fit for your ski holiday

Get fit for skiing At Ski Magic, new skiers are often concerned about ski holiday injuries, getting fit for a ski holiday and how to avoid falling on the slopes. With this in mind, we chatted to Chris Maher of Ski Physio to ask for some tips on how skiers can get fit to avoid […]

First time skier?

Heading off on a ski holiday soon? Don’t make these 5 mistakes which could spoil your trip! Don’t get dehydrated It’s SO easy to forget to drink water when there’s such lovely coffee, cold beer, toffee vodka, vin chaud, genepi… But water is the one thing that your body desperately needs when a) you’re doing […]

Skiing for the First Time FAQs

Beginner Skiing: Frequently Asked Questions… If you’re a beginner and are going skiing for the first time then no doubt you’ll have a lot of questions for your ski instructor. Here are the most common questions, fully answered by Mark, an instructor at Sweet Snowsports. Which is easier, skiing or snowboarding? Skiing, everytime. It’s cooler, […]

The Best Courchevel Picnic Spots

The best Courchevel picnic spots In the Three Valleys we are lucky to have a huge selection of mountain restaurants, but on a sunny day, the best seat in the house is surely a picnic bench with a panorama of endless white peaks. Whilst you’re staying in a catered chalet, you may also feel that a huge […]

What to pack for a ski holiday

If you’re wondering what to pack for a ski trip as a beginner, here’s the Ski Magic packing checklist for your first skiing/snowboarding holiday: For skiing Outer layers need to be waterproof and breathable. If you’re coming skiing for the first time, it makes sense to try and borrow these things from a friend rather than […]