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Skiing for beginners

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With beginners skiing, taking your first steps into the world of Skiing and Snowboarding can be a daunting experience. There are many factors you should consider before booking your first holiday and our skiing for beginners tips will help. Whether you’re travelling with your family, a group of friends or on your own, we can help make your first ski weekend is one that will have you coming back for more and more.

Why ski with us?

A great selection of world-class resorts to choose from, catering for skiing for beginners as well as experts.

  • Unbeatable prices and a range of travel options to suit you
  • Expert advice ensuring you get the ski break of a lifetime
  • Pre-book equipment and beginners ski & snowboard lessons

Once the decision has been made and your first ski weekend has been booked you can start thinking about what you need for your ski holiday and we can certainly help you when it comes to that! There will naturally be lots of questions and thoughts that go through the mind of every snow sports enthusiast on your first ski break and with our expert advice and years of experience, we will be there every step of the way to offer our guidance.

What will you need for skiing?

  • Ski socks
  • Thermals & base layer fleece
  • Gloves & hat (helmet recommended)
  • Ski jacket & trousers
  • Sun lotion/Lip balm
  • Winter sports insurance

The anticipation leading up to your first ski holiday can be unbearable for some. There are plenty of ways to prepare for the mountains whether it is in the comfort of your own home or getting some pre-trip lessons which can really help. There is a number of ski based exercises that are easy to do at home, and the benefit of having an expanding range of real snow and dry slopes around the UK can only assist in making your holiday so much more enjoyable.

When it comes to skiing for beginners, a lot of people say you either love or hate skiing and this is generally based on good and bad experiences - skiing for beginners or not - so the first time you pick up the phone and speak to us, your skiing experience will have officially started, which is why it is so important to make every part of your holiday process with us a good one.

To find out more about Ski Weekends ski breaks, feel free to give one of our friendly Ski Experts a call on 023 8020 6971 or email