Blog Celebrate springtime at altitude in the Alps!
Here's a sample of events not to be missed taking place at ski resorts in the AlpsApril 1, 2019 Read now
Alps and Adrenaline: 10 legendary ski runs
Myskirent presents 10 legendary runs, tamed by only the best skiers in the world.
Which skis are made for me?
Regardless of your level, you should take the time to choose good equipment to ensure maximum enjoyment on skis tailored to you.
New snowsports hit the slopes
There are many ski resorts that now offer the opportunity to try new snowsports such as the snow scooter, snowkite and Snake Gliss.
Skiing in spring
Feel like going on a spring ski holiday? We'll give you a list of European ski resorts where sun and snow still rub shoulders in April.
LAAX : #perfectskimoment
We head to Laax in the Swiss Alps, to meet Christina, who shares her top tips with us.
After meeting with Charly, a ski equipment specialist working in the Alps from 18 years of age, we list the equipment you’ll need for a ski touring trip.
#perfectskimoment : Les Gets
To meet your needs and ensure that you make the most of your days on the slopes, we got in touch with the locals. Five questions to help you get the ultimate #perfectskimoment.
SKIING at the Serfaus-Fiss-Ladis resorts
Discover the Serfaus-Fiss-Ladis resorts, the ski area, the activities, the best places to stay, hire equipment, and take lessons. We’ll also let you in on the locals’ secrets.
Choosing the right ski boots
Choosing ski boots that match your ability level is as important as choosing skis in order to feel at ease on the slopes.
We head to Veysonnaz to meet Jasmine Ramondt-Fragnière, who shares her top tips with us.
How to start ski touring?
Pierre-Olivier, a ski instructor at the ESI (International Ski School), gives you some useful advice on how to start ski touring. And most importantly, how to have fun.
We head to Nendaz to meet Tiffanie, who shares her top tips with us.
Engelberg : #perfectskimoment
Direction Engelberg to meet Nadia Sommer, she gives us her good plans.
SKIING IN LES ARCS
Discover the resort of Les Arcs, the ski domain, the activities, the best addresses for taking lessons, for renting equipment, for accommodation… and some of the locals’ secrets.
The best ski resorts for partying
To party on the slopes in an idyllic setting, to dance surrounded by mountains, during the day or at the bottom of the pistes, ski boots still on your feet...
GIFT IDEAS FOR SKI ENTHUSIASTS
It’s already the second week of December and you still haven’t bought any presents or made your list for Father Christmas. The MySkirent team suggests a fabulous Christmas list.
Pedestrian ski resorts
Enjoy a car-free ski holiday. An increasing number of ski resorts offer this experience. Here is a list of resorts in Switzerland, Austria and France without car.
FAMILY SKI TRIP
What is the best way to organise your family ski trip? What criteria should you be looking for? We will list the most adapted ski resorts in Austria, Italy, France and Switzerland.
Skiing in November
The MySkirent team lets you know where to ski before December. So why wait?
Opening dates of ski resorts - 2018/2019
WHERE TO GO SKIING? Snow is on the way and you’re eager to rediscover the pleasures of winter sports!
BECOMING A SKI INSTRUCTOR
It's possible to earn money while practising your favourite sport, skiing all day surrounded by the most breathtaking mountain views!
What do ski instructors do in summer?
Ski instructor in winter and manager of perched tree huts in summer, sounds like a dream, doesn’t it? Patrice and Hugo Genand, two mountain enthusiasts.
The skier’s “Holiday journal”
A short list of certain terms that will help you to master the language of pros. From now on, you’re not just a skier or a snowboarder, you’re a rider.
What do ski instructors do in summer?
How do ski instructors spend their summer once winter is over? We share this great mystery with you, several instructors accepted to meet us in July to let us in on their schedule.
Where to go skiing in summer?
Skiing in summer, what a good idea, why wait for the arrival of winter to go skiing, that’s far too long!
SKIING IN SÖLDEN
Discover the resort of Sölden, the domain, its activities, the best places to take lessons, hire equipment, find accommodation… and the locals tips.
SKIING IN TIGNES
Discover the resort of Tignes, the domain, its activities, the best places to take lessons, hire equipment, find accommodation… and the locals tips.
SKIING IN ZERMATT
Discover the resort of Zermatt, the domain, its activities, the best places to take lessons, hire equipment, find accommodation… and the locals tips.
Where to go cross-country skiing in Europe?
You’ll find a presentation of some well-known plateaux but we also want to share with you some lesser known spots, where you’ll find calm and charm.
SKIING IN LIVIGNO
Discover the resort of Livigno, the domain, its activities, the best places to take lessons, hire equipment, find accommodation… and the locals tips.
Cross-country skiing: initiation 2
You've started cross-country skiing and mastered the basic strides, but do you really know which technique to employ depending on the slope?
WHERE TO GO SKIING IN APRIL?
Rest assured, certain resorts are still open in April and we’ve listed them for you.
Snowboarding - getting started
Fancy a change from skiing, want to discover new sensations, strike out into new playing fields, perhaps the snowboard is for you.
MySkirent and Jérome Pessey, director of the ESF at La Clusaz, offer us some sound advice.
Why learn cross-country skiiing?
How would you like to ski surrounded by all nature’s beauty, discover seemingly secret places… we recommend cross-country skiing.
Holidays yes, but not without my smartphone! We’ve listed for you our selection of the best apps.
Safety on the slopes for skiing and snowboarding
Is this your first time skiing? Don’t worry, MySkirent has prepared a short recap
Preparing your ski break
In order to organise your ideal holiday and hit the ground skiing, so to speak, here are some tips and hints.
Alpine skiing for beginners
MySkirent and Guillaume Neveux, ski instructor at the SCIAM (Ski Club International d’Annecy Marquisats), are providing you with some good tips.
Opening dates of ski resorts - 2017/2018
We’ve listed for you the opening dates of the main ski resorts in Europe (France, Austria, Switzerland and Italy).
A perfect day at the resort: Verbier
Welcome to the second instalment in our series of mini-guides called A perfect day at the resort. We decided to go to famous ski resort of Verbier...
A perfect day at the resort: Val d'Isère
Welcome to the first installment of our series of mini-guides. Here at MySkirent, we want to help you find the best ski rental stores in the Alps but also want you to have great...
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