Seize the moment and the best snow this spring – the Alps have plenty of it and The Ski Club of Great Britain has availability for end-of-season ski holidays with its Freshtracks programme. No one is left out as it is suitable for different levels of skiing.
Ski club members can benefit from exclusive courses in the French and Italian Alps, led by qualified instructors and mountain guides, with like-minded skiers of similar ability.
“It turns out the wait was worth it and the Alps have finally received some much-needed snow and fantastic new opportunities,” says Katy Ellis, head of Freshtracks Holidays.
“From holiday vacations to freeride adventures and sightseeing trips, there’s plenty to keep skiers entertained and it doesn’t stop until the snow melts. Looks like spring skiing is definitely on the menu!”
Freshtracks’ selection of holidays during April includes:
Improvers Powder Skills, Flaine, France – 01 April – 08 April 2023
Learn to ski powder this spring with a course designed to help skiers embrace unpredictable terrain. Five days will be spent with instructors who will teach group participants the ropes off the slopes. From £1,495pp, 7 nights chalet accommodation and half board, shared double room, coach transfers, 5 days with instructors.
Alagna Freeride Weekend, Alagna, Italy – April 6 – April 10, 2023
Explore the wide powder bowls and narrow channels of Alagna during this action-packed Freeride weekend. This short break is ideal for off-piste improvers and includes 3.5 days with mountain guides. From £1,499pp, 3 nights half board, 1 night B&B, 3* hotel, double sharing, return scheduled flights, coach transfers, 3.5 days with mountain guides.
Day Trips in Flaine, Flaine, France – April 8 – April 15, 2023
Each day will be dedicated to exploring the Grand Massif ski resort during this week of skinning and lessons that offers daily challenges on the mountain and accommodation in the cozy Ski Club chalet. From £1,595pp, 7 nights chalet board, chalet accommodation, single room, coach transfers, 5 days with instructors.
Spring Ski Week, Tignes, France – April 15 – April 22, 2023
Its high altitude location means that Tignes is sure of snow even late in the season. This week includes six days of on-piste training, aimed at significantly improving ski technique. From £999pp, 7 nights chalet board (5 dinners), double occupancy, coach transfers, 6 days with instructors.
End of season snowfall, Tignes, France – April 15 – April 22, 2023
This outing is for expert skiers who want to work their way up to the best spring snow. Alongside the instructors, skiers will use existing off-piste skills to master the art of freeride. From £1,099, 7 nights chalet board (5 dinners), double occupancy, return coach transfers, 6 days with instructors.
Bank Holiday Blast, Tignes, France – April 27 – May 1, 2023
Spend this April bank holiday on the slopes by heading to Tignes for three days of lessons and a day of free skiing – the perfect end to the season! From £799, 3 nights half board, 1 night B&B, double room, return coach transfer, 3 days with instructors, 1 day free skiing.
Off piste festival, Zermatt, Switzerland – April 27 – May 1, 2023
Enjoy three days in the iconic Swiss resort of Zermatt, which is full of off-piste possibilities. Local mountain guides will ensure your trip includes the best the mountain has to offer. From £999pp, 4 nights B&B, 3* hotel, double occupancy, return Swiss train ticket, 3 days with guides.
Skiers booking a holiday on Freshtracks must be members of the not-for-profit Ski Club of Great Britain. Individual membership for adults, including Freshtracks holidays, costs from £70 per year.