Tips and deals: 25/10/2009
Sunday 25 October 2009
Now you can keep up appearances even on the mountain, courtesy of Beauty & The Piste, a massage and beauty therapy company based in Switzerland that will pamper you in the comfort of your hotel or chalet. Go to beautyandthepiste.com.
Antarctic specialist Adventure Network International is offering ski touring in the Ellsworth Mountains. Skiers can go on an expedition or day tour from a base camp. But be prepared to cough up $23,000 (£14,000). Go to adventure-network.com.
Stay in touch on the slopes with the Motorola TLKR T5. Price £60 per pair from Cotswold Outdoor, the two-way radio has a rechargeable battery, backlit LCD, room monitor and accessory connector. Go to cotswoldoutdoor.com.
The Christmas bargain
Spend seven nights in Chamonix, France, from £299 per person, based on four sharing a self-catering apartment close to the resort centre and ski lifts. The deal with Sta Travel departs Gatwick 19 December and includes flights and transfers. Go to statravel.co.uk.
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