The best time to go skiing is between December and April – which is the main ski season in most resorts. Whether this means enjoying apres-ski, slipping over in the street or snowball fights, the main aim is to not come home in a full cast. Even if the weather is not freezing, you can rest assured that your skin will take a good beating from the wind, sun and the constant change in temperatures.
The days of throwing on a summer dress, or a pair of shorts over a damp swimsuit have disappeared. As the shiver seasons of autumn/winter roll in, it is imperative to prepare for cold water swimming and the aftermath of the big chill.
days have seen some glorious sunshine, but soon all traces of summer will be gone and colder conditions are just around the corner.
You can still enjoy the Atlantic surf, even on the chillier days, but we have some tips that can make things a little better.