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Off-Piste Skiing in Flaine with Action Outdoors / UCPA

MyOutdoors, 4 April 2024

Although I’m a fairly confident off-piste skier, I realise there are some techniques I need some guidance in mastering. And by the end of the week, I was attempting things that I’d tinkered with before- but not convincingly - like 180 jump turns, drops and 360 spins.

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Why a skiing holiday proved more successful for my love life than a decade of dating in London

The Telegraph, 9 February 2023

I was told by Telegraph readers that a sure-fire way to find love is on a ski trip. So what happened when I followed their advice? Wanting to learn the ropes and be able to meet people easily – romantically or otherwise – we decided to opt for UCPA.

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Not-For-Profit UCPA Promotes Late Season Skiing Holidays In France

Snow Industry News, 20 February 2023

With snow conditions in the Alps often holding up well during March and into early April, the chance to get out onto the slopes this Easter becomes even more attractive with the holiday weekend falling earlier than last year.

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Five unique places to stay in the Alps

National Geographic, 8 March 2023

For a bargain adventure holiday, try UCPA. France’s sports hostel network offers dorm and family rooms, generous catering and an even more generous menu of sports, from river rafting to mountain biking and climbing.

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Action Outdoors Launches Family Ski Holidays For Winter 2023-24

Snow Industry News, 16 May 2023

Action Outdoors, the UK arm of the not for profit UCPA organisation, has launched its family winter skiing holidays for next winter. They are all located in centres that are dedicated for families only during those weeks, with in-house ski or snowboard instruction available across all dates.

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How To Save Money Skiing

In The Snow, 10 September 2023

Alas, it is more and more of a challenge to get an “affordable” ski holiday as external factors including and increased costs associated with everything from higher energy and insurance bills to Brexit and the aftermath of the pandemic continue to add pricing pressure.

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Seize a top snow moment and head for the slopes with great value ski trips

Express, 21 February 2023

The snow's looking good in the Alps as we head for spring making Easter with its longer days the perfect chance to get on the slopes.

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