We hope 2017 is treating you well. We wanted to bring you a little blog post about the BEST places to Ski this January! We hope that January will be bringing us plenty of pow, sunshine and happy hours at the apres ski bar.
Even if, January turns out amazing or a total flop, these resorts will make sure you have an unforgettable holiday regardless!
“Sauze d’Oulx is the liveliest of the five villages that form the 400km Milky Way ski area, which links France and Italy. It’s full of long, quiet slopes – a mix of lower, tree-lined slopes, off-piste, and higher, more open runs. These higher runs have amazing panoramic views of the mountains bordering France. Your lift pass not only covers next door’s Sestriere and Sansicario, but also Claviere and the French resort of Montgenèvre. It’s a great Milky Way base for intermediate skiers as its runs are predominantly red – so it’s also a good pick for snowboarders.
The resort town spreads widely across with a car-free centre. Renowned for being popular with the Brits there’s a very busy après scene and nightlife – ideal for those that love to party into the early hours. The resort has an excellent ski bus service that follows four routes around the village taking you up to the Clotes and Sportinia lifts”- Crystal Ski.
Sauze is a fab resort nestled in the Milky Way ski area. An unsung hero of the alps, we heard a rumour from our friends based out there that they have retained the snowfall incredibly well. This means heading there in January is a sure fire choice for snow! Sauze, unlike its more modern counter part- Sestriere, Sauze has traditional style buildings, quaint classic Italian bars and restaurants mixed in with a lively atmosphere. We have included a link above to ensure you get the best deals available via Crystal Ski!
“Renowned for everything from wooded beginner runs to high-altitude skiing, variety is behind the enduring popularity of Les Arcs. Linked with La Plagne to create the Paradiski area, its varied villages offer access to 425km of piste for all abilities. And with 70% of the skiing at over 2000m altitude, snow conditions are reliable throughout the season. Advanced skiers in the mood for something special should head up to the Aiguille Rouge for the exhilarating 2km descent to Villaroger. Alternatively above Arc 1600 there’s also a snow park ripe for hours of freestyle fun”- Cyrstal Ski.
Whether you are a piste skier, a powder hound or an apres ski lover, you will surely find something for you in Les Arc. This picture perfect French resort that offers all the charm! Part of the paradise superski area, you have access to an unbelievable amount of terrain. That’s why we have included a 241 discounts on ski passes, just click the above link and ski that terrain with a massive grin on your face.
“Gressoney-La-Trinité is a village at the foot of Monte Rosa, tourist destination for every season. It has much history in its past and a weird balance between modern tourist centre and old mountain village enriched by typical walser buildings.The marvellous Punta Jolanda area allows the skiers to discover the inside tour, where the historical “Gialla” slope stands up, this is a very gripping piste reserved to the most experienced skiers.”
SSSSHHHHHHHHHHHH, Don’t tell everyone, we are just sharing this with you, our most awesome ski and snowboard pals so we will share the best industry secrets with you, but when it comes to the Monte Rosa, you must tell noone. Go to Gressoney and receive all the gifts this resorts gives; quiet piste, rich culture, picturesque Forrest, magical mountains and delicious mountain restaurants. Peace and quiet is so underrated, if you want to steer clear of crowds and tourists, head there Monday-Friday in January and enjoy! NO PICTURES ON SOCIAL MEDIA PLEASE!
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