With Christmas having been and gone, and the New Year festivities over for another year, why not welcome 2013 with style and book yourself a holiday to enjoy during the winter months? With so many winter sports available to ensure active holidays are as memorable as possible, it’s difficult to decide which activities to include in your winter holiday itinerary. Here are five of the best available to the seasoned traveller, to ensure the thrills are experienced and the adrenaline is pumping.
Skiing is one of the obvious choices when it comes to a winter sport. Strap yourself in and head for the slopes. Whether it’s in the Alps of Europe or the Rockies of Canada, or somewhere inbetween, you can be sure to enjoy this riveting vacation. Last minute luxury ski holidays provide great value breaks with a touch of glam, while you can also choose from several chalets or hotels positioned on the slopes themselves.
It doesn’t matter how able you are either – beginners can benefit from ski schools, while the more advanced could opt to head off-piste for some real challenging terrain.
Hit the slopes aboard a snowboard and show off some tricks on the powder. With terrain parks being present in many of the popular resorts, you can head for the half pipe if you’re feeling particularly brave.
Feel like a true climber as you tackle the walls of ice. Challenging and thrilling, the satisfaction of reaching the top is enough for you to enjoy this fabulous activity.
With the health and safety issues that obviously present themselves when you think about diving into frozen lakes, this one is definitely for the bravest and most able of souls. With the help of a guide, you can enjoy this amazing experience for yourself.
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