Saturday, 17 May 2014
Packing for a Wonderful Winter and Skiing Holiday
Every holiday begins with uncertainty and ends with irreplaceable wonderful memories. To obtain complete freedom from the routine grind be sure to choose those resorts that provide exclusive service to the winter tourists on their winter and skiing holiday. Add a few essential clothing items to your trip in addition to thrill and adventure. In addition to thrill and adventure, add these clothing items to your trip.
Choose the Proper Clothes
Layering the clothing is now old hat to the professionals, but for the beginners, clothing consists of wicking on the innermost layer, insulating over this and protection on the outside. The wicking keeps you safe from getting wet. The gloves, sunglasses, neck protection and headgear are necessary naturally. Check with the hotel to see if they provide the equipment before you book your tickets.
Picking the ideal destination
Choose the places with the ideal weather conditions; the ski resorts keep their own record of the weather and the prevailing snow conditions every day. One can ensure an unforgettable experience by cross-checking on these little things.
· Price of the package
· Facilities included
· Average prevailing weather conditions
· Discounts and additional perks
Lucky tourists have the opportunity of getting access to virgin snow tracks before the rush begins. The hotel my include breakfast in the price of the pass. Most of the tourists who have a liking for skiing have their own protective clothing and may sometimes bring their own skis.
Most of the locations are available on the Internet. Here are choices for those who are undecided.
In USA, these are the best destinations.
· Squaw Valley, Heavenly and Mammoth Mountain – California
· Winter Park and Aspen – Colorado
· Tremblant – Quebec
· Lake Louise and Jasper –Alberta
· Maritime Alps – French Alps
· Tignes and Val Thorens – Savoie
· Jenners and Ramsau – Berchtesgadener
· Willingen and Winterberg – Sauerland
· 4 vallees and Saas-Fee –Valais
· Grindelwald and Meiringen-Hasliberg – Bernese Oberland
The price ranges from £228 to £851 for holidays in Switzerland. This includes a stay of around 3 days, the flight ticket and the lift pass in most cases. For France the price ranges from £105 to £307. In USA, for Winter Park the price is £268 for a 7-day stay. These are indicative prices and you can plan your trip according to budget you have in mind. You can verify the prices with your local agent once you have decided on the destination.
Be careful on your Adventures
If you are not much of a skier, there are beginner’s slopes where the run is not too dangerous. Check with the ski resort to check on the nature of the slopes available. Most of the information is accessible over the Internet. Keep an eye on the prices and you are safe. In some cases, the hotel will charge extra for the boarding. Whereas in some places, they will give free ski clothes and equipment.
One can photograph all the action using waterproof and shockproof cameras. Use a camera-gripping device to strap the camera on while you go on the ski run. You can also use a phone camera if you are able to position it properly. It is the best way of preserving the precious moments of the winter and skiing holiday forever.