Winter Resorts

With twelve centres, a chalet, and two winter sun resorts we have plenty of places for you to enjoy an Action Outdoors holiday throughout the winter months. 




10 minutes up from Chamonix, this village ​shares the same ski areas


Chamonix UCPA

A large, historic, traditional Alpine town in the heart of the Alps


​Chamonix - Chalet Les Pelerins

A bespoke chalet, offering off-piste courses throughout the season



Flaine is set in the heart of the beautiful Grand Massif ski area​


​La Plagne

One of the lesser known resorts, but absolutely not the lesser of quality​


Les Arcs

Overlooking the Vanoise national park, Les Arcs is a wonderful resort


Les Contamines

A secret gem in the Haute-Savoie region, with a picturesque village


Les Deux Alpes

A vibrant resort on the doorstep of the Ecrins National Park


Serre Chevalier

Quaint alpine slopeside resort with heated outdoor pool



A ​great Snow Sure rating making up part of the huge Espace Killy ski area


Val d'Isere

A superb ski area, charming village and ​fantastic nightlife


Val Thorens

Europe's highest resort; 2300m! Very snowsure with good variety of skiing


El Gouna, Egypt

COMING SOON. Situated on the Red Sea with a lovely year-round climate


Fuerteventura, Spain

Literally 'strong wind', this island is a ​renowned for its watersports


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UCPA was originally set up to provide affordable adventure holiday packages for people aged 18 to ​45.

Today the UCPA has a wide variety of excellent value ski & snowboard packages for people of all ages.



  • A la Carte week - Lessons were good. I went to a few that I thought would benefit me, off-piste and freestyle. The instructors spoke decent enough English and you really learnt as much as you wanted to.
    Ron H
  • The chef at the canteen always tried their hardest to provide varied yet nutritional dishes. The meatballs were simply to die for!!!
    Tong Tong
  • Lastly, food. It was the best bit for me. We had 4 days of fresh powder and the last 2 days with perfect visibility and the food was still the best bit! (might be a slight exaggeration, but only a slight).
    Ron H
  • UCPA provides all the equipment you need for a week of skiing or snowboarding and the lessons are fantastic for all levels, from complete beginner to the most impressive of off-piste daredevils!
    Elliot B
  • UCPA understands the needs of all it’s visitors; it has a ski room open every night for if you have any problems with equipment, stretching classes after your long days on the slopes, wi-fi access which you... 
    Peter E
  • If you do it you really won’t regret it. I’ve been on 20 ski trips, and this was the best by far.
    Oliver P
  • Our guide Cyril was absolutely amazing and found us fresh powder tree runs all day, without a hike, when it hadn’t snowed for 15 days
    Oliver P
  • I really liked the fact that everything was included in the package, from equipment hire, to all the meals during day; from skiing lessons to evening entertainments!
    Tong Tong