• ROUND-UP SEASON 16-17

    Goodbyes are never easy… To celebrate the end of a fantastic season, we’ve rounded up the best bits of winter 16/17.  Check out our winter stats: Let’s not go apart this summer, keep updated with our instructors summer adventures throughout the world. If you have ever wondered what ski instructors do in the summer, whether they […]

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  • Ski lessons WHAT TO EXPECT FROM SKI INSTRUCTOR TRAINING

    The Ski Academy programme with Oxygène. Fancy stepping out of ski school and straight into a career on the slopes? Become a ski instructor with us. Turning student into teacher, our Ibex Ski Academy offers everything you need for ski-instructor success. Do you love to ski and long to live and work in the mountains? […]

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  • THE BEST OF SAVOIE CHEESE

    11th of April 2017 is National Fondue Day. Yes, that’s right, a whole day dedicated to our favourite pastime and one of the great pillars of French civilisation: cheese. As skiers and snowboarders living in the French Alps, cheese is an indulgent delicacy nudged close to our hearts. To celebrate this wonderful day, we’ve dipped […]

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  • READY, SET, SLIDE: THE SOAPBOX RACE IS ON.

    This season our Oxygène La Plagne team are donning their skis and jumping behind the wheel to enter the resort’s greatly anticipated Soapbox Race. On 16th April 2017, 25 teams of amateur ski-soapbox racers will come together to design, create and race their whacky contraptions. We spoke to Morgan, our Chalet Fitting Ski Technician come […]

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  • DRESSING UP YOUR KID FOR SKI LESSONS

    OUR TOP TIPS FOR A SMOOTH START. From helmet hair to ski socks and boots, we uncover exactly what you need to buy, wear and do before your child’s first day at ski school. We understand that the first day at ski school marks an important milestone for both you and your child. On top […]

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  • ski de printemps repas au soleil SPRING SKI : FROM SLUSH TO SUNBATHING

    It’s spring! In the mountains this means spring snow, ski touring, end of season sales, festivals, concerts and chilling out on sunny terraces. Discover the best of the end of the ski season in the Savoie. Hello spring. Our bi-annual clock-changing ritual is upon us once more and as we prep for changing the clocks […]

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  • LADIES ONLY: POWDER, PAMPER AND PLAY

    Following the success of International Women’s Day (8th March 2017), we thought it’s about time we focus on all-things female. From our exceptional ladies-only lessons – which continue to push female skiing to new limits and threaten to smash the ski-gender-gap – to pampering, yoga, massage and après, it’s time to round up the girls […]

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  • WHAT TO EXPECT FROM A CATERED LUXURY SKI HOLIDAY

    Living a life of luxury is a dream for many – and fortunately for some – waking up inside one of the many opulent chalets with the grandeur of the Three Valleys on your doorstep can feel like a dream come true. Synonymous with all-things-lavish, the French Alps boast a whole-host of once-in-a-lifetime activities as […]

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  • SAFETY IS NO ACCIDENT

    If you haven’t been there, it’s pretty likely you’ll know someone who has. With thousands of people reportedly admitted to in-resort doctor’s surgeries, walk-in clinics and A&Es every season, we’ve enlisted the help of surgeon Simon Moyes and Oxygène ski instructor, Jenny Gardiner, to keep us away from the emergency room and happy on the [...] Continue Reading
  • ski instructor on freestyle session THE ULTIMATE GUIDE TO SKI & SNOWBOARD LINGO

    TALK LIKE A SKIER/SNOWBOARDER 101 Every bubble has it’s own lingo and ski resorts are no exception. We don’t call Meribel the ‘meribubble’ for nothing. If you’ve ever visited friends on a winter season and feel like they’re speaking Chinese, this guide is for you. Have a quick read, learn the jargon and get ski [...] Continue Reading