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  • Where to Ski in Italy

    £10.99
    Dotted across the east-west width of the Alps, Italy's resorts offer a powerful combination of attractions as well as the lowest prices in Western Europe. The book covers Italy's top 35 resorts in detail; is fearlessly frank and uncompromisingly impartial and rates resorts for every standard of skier. Learn More
  • Where to Ski in France

    £11.99

    September 2018. The second volume in a new series from the editors of the long-established and critically acclaimed annual resort guide Where to Ski and Snowboard.

    THE SERIES
    Conceived by the editors of Where to Ski and Snowboard. to meet the needs of the digital age, these new guides – researched and written to the same high standards – have less of the ephemeral detail that people can now get from the web, but more in-depth analysis of the merits of resorts – and coverage of more resorts, too.

    THE BOOK
    ❆ covers France’s top 100 resorts in detail
    ❆ is fearlessly frank and uncompromisingly impartial in its assessments of resorts
    ❆ meets the needs of the many, not the few – rates resorts for every standard of skier
    ❆ includes scores of photos and 30 mountain maps
    ❆ is designed to be used for repeated reference, with cover flaps for convenient page marking
    ❆ has no competition in the book market.

    THE DESTINATION
    With its famously skier-friendly and snowsure high-altitude resorts and huge linked lift systems, it’s no surprise that France leads the UK ski holiday market. For many keen, mileagehungry skiers, it is the only place to go. It’s also the spiritual 

    THE EDITOR
    Chris Gill learned his craft as a writer and editor at Which? magazine and is by some margin Britain’s most experienced ski guide editor – founder of The Good Skiing Guide, and for over 20 years co-editor of Where to Ski and Snowboard. Favourite resort? “The one I happen to be in.”

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  • Where to Ski in Austria

    £11.99

    One of the first volumes in a new series from the editors of the market-leading annual guide Where to Ski and Snowboard


    THE SERIES
    Conceived by the editors of Where to Ski and Snowboard. to meet the needs of the digital age, these new guides – researched and written to the same high standards – have less of the ephemeral detail that people can now get from the web, but more in-depth analysis of the merits of resorts – and coverage of more resorts, too.

    THE BOOK
    ❆ covers Austria’s top 80 resorts in detail
    ❆ is fearlessly frank and uncompromisingly impartial in its assessments of resorts
    ❆ meets the needs of the many, not the few – rates resorts for every standard of skier
    ❆ includes scores of photos and 30 mountain maps
    ❆ is designed to be used, with sewn binding and cover flaps for convenient page marking
    ❆ has no competition in the book market.

    THE DESTINATION
    With its famously warm welcome and an unrivalled range of traditional resorts served by the world’s best lift systems, Austria comes a close second to France in the UK ski holiday market – and its share continues to grow, helped by reasonable prices.


    THE EDITOR
    Chris Gill learned his craft as a writer and editor at Which? magazine and is by some margin Britain’s most experienced ski guide editor – founder of The Good Skiing Guide, and for over 20 years co-editor of Where to Ski and Snowboard. Favourite resort?

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  • Eccentric Contraptions

    £12.00
    A small-sized visual collection of more than one hundred unusual innovations from the author's personal collection features such gadgets as a mechanical fruit peeler, a hand-pumped automatic shaver, and 1920s toe socks. Learn More
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