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Poster: A snowHead
Fri 20-10-17 19:25
Replies: 44
Solden has (or used to have ) its fair share of seedy bars but it's madness to combine a ski trip with a stag do.
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Fri 29-09-17 20:36
Replies: 716
I had a look on the Decathlon site. They have some Wed'ze Wid 700 Men's ski boots for £109.99 which are designed for advanced skiers wanting warm boots. " Wid 700 boots are very polyvalent. Their fit volume is very generous and makes no concession on upkeep. The flex at 90 lets you vary the rhythm". I'd appreciate an English translation.
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Sat 16-09-17 7:32
Replies: 34
Do people listen to music while skiing or while in lit queues/lifts? If the former isn't it dangerous not being able to hear someone coming from behind?
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Wed 9-08-17 13:59
Replies: 32
I think there is a difference between "how much will I spend on lunches , dinners , drinks etc" where the answer might be c$1500 and "how much should I take in cash" where the answer might be c$100.
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Tue 8-08-17 19:45
Replies: 32
Why would you be taking cash instead of credit cards/debit cards, please?
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Mon 31-07-17 18:57
Replies: 5
I've never booked child lessons with a TO -just turned up at the school HQ. However it may be advisable to book online with the schools in advance in certain resorts at busy times of year. Adult turn ups were told that the classes were full in Kuhtai last Easter.
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Sun 23-07-17 8:43
Replies: 60
How small a fee will Yorkshire to Gatwick be ? And fuel for the two return journeys?
After all it is free Go on u know u want to!
Sat 17-06-17 8:08
Replies: 18
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Mon 12-06-17 18:45
Replies: 45
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Fri 9-06-17 21:49
Replies: 8
Apres very quiet imo. Not a patch on St Anton or Ischgl which must be top of the tree but nor did it touch Saalbach. Skiing is intermediate
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Mon 29-05-17 8:40
Replies: 8
Not quite your situation but I had an ACL replaced about 8 years ago. I have always skied with a knee brace since then. A couple of times a ski has got a bit stuck in snow and there has been a twisting of the knee -but no damage done. Was it because of the brace or would no damage have been done anyway? No idea but I don't ski without it.
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Sat 6-05-17 18:51
Replies: 6
Saw it in Obergurgl last year when the ski school did their evening demonstration. Amazing stuff.
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Wed 3-05-17 6:44
Replies: 90
With a package it is not your problem if Air Traffic or the airline/ferry goes on strike. If booking yourself , you could end up with accommodation/car hire paid for but unusable. Not sure if all/any insurance policies cover this.
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Mon 24-04-17 18:57
Replies: 35
The instructions say "Not compatible with snow goggles or anti-fog treated lenses."
Poster: A snowHead
Sun 16-04-17 10:48
Replies: 7
I was looking to book a holiday for Winter 17/18 but no operator appears to be offering this resort (or Fiss or Ladis). A quick search on the usual room booking sites comes up with about £2000 for a week for a double and I can't find any cheap flights from up North . Add in airport transfers and it becomes too expensive. If tour operators can offer Lech and Zermatt at not totally outrageous prices, why do you reckon that they don't offer Serfaus?
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Wed 22-03-17 10:49
Replies: 51
I went to St Anton with two weeks skiing under my belt. I can still recall that the blues felt like red or blacks elsewhere and so on. Great place for atmosphere but wish I gone when I was much better.
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Sun 26-02-17 21:16
Replies: 158
There appears to be left luggage at Verona station . Bit of a faff getting from airport to station and back especially if you have skis but at least a possibility
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Fri 24-02-17 8:01
Replies: 46
I bought the Booteze last year . First time I used it, the handles ripped off. Did you return it? Lost the receipt so had to write the fiver off :(
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Thu 23-02-17 19:45
Replies: 46
I bought the Booteze last year . First time I used it, the handles ripped off.
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Thu 23-02-17 19:42
Replies: 7
So why do manufacturers sell a 25 and 25.5 in the same model, please?
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Sun 19-02-17 14:27
Replies: 50
After all it is free Go on u know u want to!
Sat 18-02-17 12:01
Replies: 68
This has got to be a wind up. "Forced me to put skis on and stand up". Pistol to head job? Maybe tiddlywinks would be a better pastime until you twist your wrist and your instructor forces you to keep playing.
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Fri 17-02-17 21:46
Replies: 39
Bought mine in 1993- Tecnicas . Went to Obergurgl last year. Ski hire said they would need changing next year. Day 1 standing about near lifts and entire sole of left boot detached leaving me standing in liner . Walked to hire shop and right boot did the same . Fortunately I wasn't on the mountain. So mine lasted 24 years.
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Tue 14-02-17 22:26
Replies: 106
When you take into account that it will cover lift pass, ski hire, lunches, half board, apres ski and transport, the company can't be making much out of it.
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Tue 14-02-17 19:53
Replies: 87
Only been there the once when I had much more disposable income than now. The Matterhorn is everything from Zermatt and nothing from Cervinia. While you could stay in Cervinia and ski Zermatt, you'd be at the mercy of closed lifts and you'd spend a lot of time travelling to and fro. The resort is really pretty . If you offered a paid trip to Zermatt or Verbier, I'd take Zermatt every time.
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Sun 22-01-17 9:43
Replies: 83
Hope this helps http://forum.lro.com/viewtopic.php?f=18&t=57918
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Sun 8-01-17 15:10
Replies: 5
https://www.amazon.co.uk/Black-Canyon-Shoes-Boots-Pairs/dp/B001OB9PDC perhaps?
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Fri 30-12-16 20:34
Replies: 64
Saalbach OK not the steepest but should suit most abilities and has apres to suit most.
Poster: A snowHead
Fri 30-12-16 11:05
Replies: 15
"I find my boots fit well on the first 2 days but as the week progressed, they became looser and looser and I had to keep tightening them more. My left foot was moving a bit on the last 2 days and that I felt I wasn't controlling my left ski/turns as well by the end of week vs earlier on in the week. And my toe kept pushing forward and one of my toe was hurting after a day of skiing. " I find that as well whether with my own boots or hire boots. I start the week with thin socks but as the week progresses , I find I have to wear thicker socks and tighten the adjusters. I put it down to everything getting compressed . What is the answer, please?
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Sat 11-06-16 12:00
Replies: 20
Well, the person's real but it's just a made up name.
Sat 21-05-16 8:34
Replies: 85
Your choice but is really worth messing about for what in the overall scheme is things is not a large amount. Don't get me wrong, I'd be really cheesed off and it is money I'd rather spend on something else but do you really want to risk spending time in pokey the next time you are in France?
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Fri 13-05-16 19:21
Replies: 20
The main things to remember with an auction buy are: 1. Don't forget the buyers permium - £609 for cars over £10,000 at BCA but drops for cheaper cars. 2. In general you bid, you bought it and have to pay for it there and then so make sure you have the funds available. 3. Also on you bid, you bought it you're expected to take it way there and then too so make sure you have insurance cover or a trailer. 4. You only get to see the car from the outside before you buy so traditionally you get a golden hour after you pay in which you can reject it - but only if it isn't as described by the auctioneer as it went over the block. If they say "Sold as seen", or decide you don't like the colour there's no way back but if they say "No major mechanical faults" and you find the engine is a bag of nails you can. Don't let that put you off though. Modern cars are generally reliable and the reward for taking a little risk is saving a load of cash. Presumably you need to tax it as well -but I don't think you can tax it until you have insurance cover and I don't know how it easy it is to get insurance cover sorted out when at 10.00am you don't know the make/model/trim/modifications/reg number. Ok if in the trade as you can use trade plates. Can't you pay a parking fee for 24 hrs while you sort it all out?
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Thu 14-04-16 19:24
Replies: 30
What is the logic behind 26 and 26.5 being the same , please?
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Mon 28-03-16 19:44
Replies: 28
Surely more fun to do the circuit than go "there and back" ? Skiing isn't too hard and you are unlikely to worrying about not making it unless you set out too late.
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Mon 14-03-16 18:39
Replies: 42
Isghgl for me -lots of character whereas Tignes is, well , rather concretely.
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Sat 12-03-16 14:48
Replies: 241
It is a long time since I skied in them and time blurs memories but they were certainly easier to get into and walk about in. I think the front entry holds the foot better. Whatever happened to mid entry?
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Sun 6-03-16 14:50
Replies: 36
Here you go http://www.leedsbradfordairport.co.uk/airport-parking/free-one-hour-parking-zone
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Sun 6-03-16 11:09
Replies: 716
My experience is that you end up paying about £300 for the boots and then have to pay about about another £70 for a footbed. Does anyone ever find that their existing footbed (assuming they have one) slots neatly into the new boots or that they don't need a footbed at all as the inner of the new boot is so good?
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Sun 21-02-16 17:19
Replies: 220
The Peckam does allow for individuality. The whimsical for dress down Fridays (surely that does not mean not wear a tie at all), the comical for the office party, the Egg and Bacon for trips to the cricket , the sober for important meetings etc. I know a Maths teacher with an amazing collection of mathematical ties that rotate probably to some formula or other.
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Thu 18-02-16 8:34
Replies: 220
Chinos as opposed to denims (and certainly not ripped ones), polo shirt or collared shirt instead of t shirt (and not a Homer Simpson t shirt) and socks. Personally I'd ban mobiles from the table and remove anyone who photographs their plate.
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