We open tomorrow at 8:30 AM
We open tomorrow at 8:30 AM
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    IMPORTANT - Please note: We accept bookings with children and infants on any date in Bear Lodge on room by room bookings, or on any date in any chalet if occupying the whole chalet. Also in all chalets for departures on 15, 22 & 29 Dec 2021; 6 & 13 Feb; 27 Mar; 3 & 10 Apr 2022 . Bookings made online outside these parameters unfortunately will not be accepted. 

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Unlock the secrets of Bear Lodge: 10 things you never knew

The ‘ Bear Lodge ’ idea was born back in 2014 when VIP SKI Managing Director, Andy Sturt, heard about “a little bit of land” in Arc 1950. Seven years passed in the planning and building stages until we finally... Read More

3 Favourite Summer Salads Perfect for BBQs

Summer has finally arrived in the UK and here at VIP SKI, our Executive Chef, Laura, has been busy adding the final touches to our 2025 menu which includes some delicious salad starters such as a colourful... Read More

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Snow Cannons: Friend or Foe?

Every day, stories circulate about the changing environment, highlighting the impact of our never-ending pursuit of comfort and excitement. Skiing, a beloved winter sport , is not immune to these discussions.... Read More

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Busting Myths: The Truth About Ski Touring

In the heart of the French Alps lies the legendary ski resort of Val d'Isere , a paradise for winter lovers seeking adventures off the beaten track where the allure of the untouched powder beckons, yet... Read More

Top Tips for Securing a Ski Job

Our recruitment team has been sending seasonnaires to the Alps since before many of this year’s hopefuls were born. We managed to drag them away from sampling yet another selection of cakes and canapés... Read More

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Mixology In The Mountains

Looking for something fun and different to do on your ski holiday that doesn't involve leaving the comfort of your chalet? We have just the thing for you... This winter, we are delighted to be teaming up with... Read More

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Fuss-Free Family Holidays With Simpson Travel

The Med is the go-to summer playground for families for a host of very good reasons, from the practical (reliable sunshine, child-friendly beaches, short flights) to the delectable: fabulous food, vibrant... Read More

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What Is Après-Ski?

Skiing and snowboarding are some of the most exhilarating activities on offer during the winter. However, the adventure doesn't end when the skis come off at the end of the day. As afternoon transitions to... Read More

The Piste X Code: Interview With The Founders

The Piste X Code is a bilingual, on-piste safety campaign to remind mountain-goers of the principles of safe skiing and snowboarding, with the aim of reducing unnecessary accidents in ski resorts. It was... Read More

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Be kinder to the planet during your time on the slopes

Ask anyone if taking a ski holiday is good for the environment and they’ll likely come back with a resounding no. First there’s getting there, on short-haul, carbon-emitting flights. Then there’s the work on... Read More

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17 Of Our Favourite Winter Skincare Products

There’s nothing more exciting than packing for a long-awaited ski holiday but have you remembered your winter skincare essentials ? Cold mountain air, sunlight bouncing off the snow and altitude can all play... Read More

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5 Of The Best Off-Piste Routes In Val d’Isere

Val d'Isere , with its vast, mostly lift-accessible terrain, offers a treasure trove of routes for adventurous skier looking to escape the marked trails and enjoy some untouched powder away from the crowds... Read More

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5 Top Tips For Beginner Skiers

Embarking on your first ski trip is an all-around exhilarating experience . There is much to look forward to but there are also a few things to keep in mind to best prepare for your first time on skis and... Read More

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Can You Take A Baby On A Ski Holiday?

Embarking on a ski holiday with a baby may seem like a daunting prospect, but with careful planning and preparation, it can be an incredibly rewarding experience for the whole family. In this guide, we'll... Read More

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