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    lot of time developing their skills and will quickly need to upgrade their equipment On the other hand experienced skiers that frequently take skiing holidays are best served by purchasing equipment because they will use the same equipment for a long period of time Plus they will not have to deal with the hassle of renting what they need at the ski shop each time they go skiing Where to Rent Ski Equipment While on skiing holidays skiers have two choices as to where to rent equipment a ski shop near the travellers home or at the actual ski resort A lot of local ski shops have rental packages that include ski boots poles and skis for the entire winter season Seasonal rental packages are an excellent value for those who plan to go on multiple skiing holidays per year Travellers who decide to take their children on holiday with them will find that seasonal packages are a great buy because children quickly outgrow their equipment Renting at a local shop is usually less expensive than renting equipment at the resort On the other hand renting locally requires travellers to make arrangements for transporting their equipment to their skiing holidays which is not a problem when renting at the resort Another benefit of resort renting is that if the traveller has issues with their equipment such as ill fitting boots they can exchange the equipment at little to no cost There are even resort equipment rental shops that allow customers to store their skis poles and boots for free Always check with the resort in advance to find out if free storage is a provided service Equipment Included in Rental Packages Nearly all rental packages include boots poles and skis Customers usually are allowed the choice between basic and high

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  • Canadian Ski Resorts - Skiing Holidays
    rest assured they will get plenty for their money and will not be disappointed Kicking Horse Resort When it comes to Canadian ski resorts the Kicking Horse Resort in British Columbia hosts the Rockie s most amazing verticals The tranquil scenery in the Purcell Range and the powdery snow make this resort the destination of choice for for many ski enthusiasts Le Massif Resort The Le Massif Resort is considered to be miniature in size with only 1 7 square kilometres of skiable terrain skiers should not assume the trails at Le Massif do not pose a challenge As a matter of fact this resort is tailored to advanced skiers as opposed to novices even though there are a few trails that beginners can safely venture down There is plenty to do nearby when not exploring Canadian ski resorts due to Le Massif s close location to Quebec City Although this resort s mainstay is skiing and not much else skiers local to the area are quite fond of this place Mont Tremblant Resort Mont Tremblant in Quebec is only one hour away from Montreal by car This is one of the many Canadian ski resorts that offers something for every type of visitor This resort is quite large in comparison to the Kicking Horse and Le Massif and it attracts numerous tourists throughout the ski season however Mont Tremblant is on the pricey side But because of its large size travellers can enjoy plenty of ski slopes and lifts as well as full village at the mountain s bottom that provides a wide array of shopping choices for not only tourists but also locals Whistler Blackcomb Resort One cannot speak of Canadian ski resorts without mentioning the behemoth Whistler Blackcomb Resort that resulted in the 1997 marriage of two

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  • Skiing Holidays in Canada - Skiing Holidays
    the 1960s due to the extreme winter sport pioneers wanting places where they could enjoy secluded challenging ski slopes and snowfall that was ideal for skiing Even since the 1960s Canada has made turning out some of the planet s best ski resorts one of their main goals in order to let anyone who wants to ski have a great place to enjoy the exciting and thrilling experience only this sport can provide Tons of Ski Location Options Skiing holidays in Canada have become very popular due to the numerous ski location options in the country Presently travellers are able to spend memorable quality skiing holidays in Canada near the bottom of mountains such as Cariboo Purcell Monashee and Selkirk all of which provide ski goers with deep pure snow plenty of fresh air and a lot of skiing fun Visitors to the area will appreciate the mountain peaks that clear 3352 80 metres as well as breathtaking landscapes and the vertical scenery that spans 1828 80 metres that meets the eye upon arrival And because of the large area of resorts that offer skiing holidays in Canada both East and West Canada travellers are able to conveniently visit several different resorts during their skiing holidays in Canada Those who are open to exploration can choose multi resort packages for their skiing holidays in Canada Doing so will not only allow skiers to add some variety to their ski explorations but also help them discover and appreciate more of Canada s landscape Other Benefits of Skiing Holidays in Canada A lot of ski resorts in Canada have went through an extensive expansion and renovation process over the years in order to provide their visitors with fast modern ski lifts amazing accommodations and state of the art entertainment The majority of

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  • Skiing Holiday Chalets - Skiing Holidays
    engine to begin a search for skiing holiday chalets Skiing forums are another way to get recommendations from travellers who have visited ski chalets These travellers have in depth knowledge of what chalets to visit and what chalets to pass up Special insider deals can be had by joining each chalet website s mailing list Great prices are there for those who do their research By saving a substantial amount of money on lodging travellers will have more money to spend on additional activities and souvenirs that make a fun trip extra special Read on to learn more about the secrets seasoned travellers know about saving money on skiing holiday chalets Group Travel People can save a ton of money if they decide to travel with a group while travelling to skiing holiday chalets There are countless chalets large and small that offer great rates to groups of skiers travelling together By gathering a group of friends coworkers or family members one can share the expense of staying at a luxury chalet at a price that single travellers will pay for a run of the mill ski holiday chalet Booking Well in Advance A lot of deals for holidays are available to those who book well in advance especially for those wishing to find deals for skiing holiday chalets Those who do book a holiday several months ahead of time can find some excellent offers so it is imperative not to book a trip with only weeks to spare Skiers should start planning their trips the minute they know when they plan to travel in order to enjoy rock bottom prices Flexibility Over Travel Times Is Key Even though not everyone can be flexible when it comes to the time they decide to book skiing holiday chalets one can certainly

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  • Skiing Holidays to Canada - Skiing Holidays
    heavily travelled there is less of a chance one has to deal with large crowds while on the slopes There is always an adequate supply of powder snow because Fernie Alpine gets approximately 29 feet of snowfall per ski season In addition this resort provides an array of green and blue runs designed to challenge even the most experienced skier Beginners also have plenty from which to choose at this 107 trail resort What Fernie Alpine has that a lot of Canadian ski resorts do not is the opportunity for visitors to ski in and out from their accommodations Ski fanatics enjoy being able to travel from their door to the slopes this is quite the added benefit that makes a standard ski holiday extra special Those who decide to travel with their children will find that Fernie Alpine is family friendly boasting its own childcare centre Skiing Holidays to Canada The Big White Ski Resort The Big White Ski Resort is another fantastic Canadian ski resort This resort is situated in British Columbia s Okanagan area Known as one of Canada s largest ski resorts Big White is specifically built to be a ski in and out resort much like Fernie Alpine Big White is renowned for its perfect snow powder that falls at an average of 25 feet per season as well as its incomparable pine tree covered views of the mountain tops and ski slopes Besides being one of Canada s largest resorts Big White is also honoured for being a Canadian lodge with the highest elevation in the country The Kid s Centre at Big White is said to be such a fabulous play place for children that recently Ski Canada magazine rated Big White as one the best ski resorts for children Skiing Holidays to

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  • Canadian Skiing Holidays - Skiing Holidays
    free and any parent who is not satisfied with their child s ski lesson can get an additional lesson at no cost Youth ski lessons are held in groups of threes to give children more individual attention and this village offers a daycare program Tiny Tigers that provides childcare to children from 19 months to six years of age and another program Kids Kampus for children from 6 12 years of age The 107 ski trails at the 13 7 square kilometres Sunshine Village get a yearly snowfall of 10 06 metres Canadian Skiing Holidays Whistler Blackcomb When talking about Canadian skiing holidays Whistler Blackcomb must be mentioned This mega resort is most certainly Canada s biggest with many amenities that appeal to families Children starting at three months old can attend Whistler Blackcomb s daycare and small children from ages three on up will enjoy the Family Mountain Zone where children and their parents can enjoy slower paced skiing sessions Of course Whistler Blackcomb offers the typical ski schools as well as a Ride Tribe camp that lets children ages 12 18 discover challenging terrain and learn fun ski tricks Afterwards the teenagers who attend Ride Tribe can utilize one of Whistler Blackcomb s five terrain parks Children up to age six always ski for free Children who want to take a break from skiing and enjoy other snow related activities such as snow tubing can explore one of the kid s adventure parks located on each of Whistler Blackcomb s mountains Many families who visit this ski resort choose to rent condominiums located right next to the ski slopes The majority of Whistler Blackcomb hotels and accommodations allow children up to 18 years old to stay for free when bunking in their parents room Anyone who wants to

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  • Skiing Holidays Canada - Skiing Holidays
    holidays Canada resorts provide ski lessons to children as young as three years old not many children that age are equipped to deal with a structured class For children below the age of five the best lessons are short lessons that allow the child to drop out penalty free if they cannot cope Even though private lessons are more costly children will benefit from an in depth personally tailored ski instruction experience where the child has the instructor s undivided attention Usually the ski student will ride down the slopes with the instructor in tow and eventually the child will be able to hold the poles on their own Even though price is an important factor parents should also seek an instructor with an impeccable reputation If an instructor comes highly recommended book his or her services as quickly as possible Skiing Holidays Canada Resorts for Families There are numerous skiing holidays Canada resorts that are ideal for families The resort chosen by the parents should be determined by whether or not the parents will require a childcare facility on site as well as the ages and skill levels of all their children Many resorts provide childcare for either half the day or the entire day both with or without ski lessons If the structured environment of a childcare facility does not suit the child most resorts can provide parents with contact information for private nannies An additional option is to travel with another family so both families can take turns providing childcare Entertaining the Children Even if the child likes to ski they will not want to spend their entire holiday on the slopes Top notch skiing holidays Canada resorts understand this which is why they offer families a wide variety of entertainment options and leisure activities Some resorts

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  • Canada Skiing Holidays - Skiing Holidays
    their own ski equipment should check on each shop s current prices ranges for purchasing equipment outright The traveller should also find out what shops buy used equipment Many people find that they can buy brand new ski equipment while on their Canada skiing holidays and then sell the equipment at the end of their trip before returning hope In most cases the traveller will end up spending close to the amount of money they would have spent simply renting used ski equipment Winter Clothing Winter clothing is notorious for taking up a lot of space in a suitcase Sweaters jackets and various other bulky winter clothing items are thick and do not easily fold However there is a surprisingly easy solution for this Canada skiing holidays packing conundrum pack the clothing in a box and ship it Even though the package itself will be large the weight will be relatively light The traveller should simply contact the ski resort where they will be staying and inform them that they are sending a package to themselves and request that the resort hold said package Most ski resorts will be more than willing to oblige Thankfully there are a number of shipping companies with whom one can ship which means travellers will be able to snag excellent shipping rates for much cheaper than airline baggage fees and more convenient than carrying around a bunch of luggage Remember not to ship too early otherwise the package may get misplaced after it arrives at the ski resort However it is important to ship with enough time for the package to arrive before the traveller so they will not be without the proper clothing Even though shipping multiple boxes may be the cheaper route there is the added risk of one box becoming lost

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