Nothing says ‘yippee, winter’s just around the corner’ quite like the annual Telegraph Ski & Snowboard Festival. For the fifth year on the bounce, the Festival will take over Battersea Evolution in London from the 24th – 27th of October , transforming it into an alpine wonderland with maximum snow stoke.
With over 200 exhibitors, a host of interactive experiences and awesome prizes up for grabs, this year’s Festival is set to be the best yet. Here’s a quick taster of some of the maximo fun on offer later on this month:
WIN THE TRIP OF A LIFETIME WITH SKI UTAH
Founded in 1975 with the aim of promoting Utah’s ski and snowboard industry, the non-profit trade organisation offers visitors extensive knowledge of all things ski and snowboard related in Utah and is a must-visit for those interested in heading stateside for their next ski adventure. This year, Ski Utah is offering visitors to the stand the chance to win an exceptional 10-day trip worth almost £10,000, which will include ski passes, accommodation, airfares and car hire for travel between December 2019 and April 2020.
WIN A WEEKEND BREAK FOR FOUR TO DORSET WITH WHOSKI.COM
With sustainable fashion at the heart of their mission, WhoSki.com allows skiers the chance to sell their old ski gear and revitalise their slope wardrobe for less on their marketplace for buying and selling pre-owned ski clothing. Founders Nicola Davenport and Sally Labrey Warren will be at the show for four days, encouraging visitors to the festival to donate their old skiwear, while also having the opportunity to go home with something new, for less. WhoSki.com are offering the chance to win a weekend winter break for up to four people in Shaftesbury, Dorset, staying at the stylish Barber’s Cottage. To be in with the chance of winning this amazing prize, visitors can simply stop by the stand or bring along some pre-loved ski-wear for resale.
At the Megève Tourism exhibition space, visitors will have the opportunity to learn about the world class ski offering in Megève in the French Alps, as well as the great accommodation, fine dining and superb cultural attractions on offer in this Haute-Savoie ski resort village. Visitors will be whisked off to the pistes of Megève thanks to a state-of-the art, on-stand Virtual Reality sledging experience, as well as the opportunity to win a fabulous four-night holiday for two people to Megève. The trip will include four nights accommodation on a B&B basis, ski passes, a helicopter ride over Mont Blanc, lunch and a luxurious spa treatment.
FIVE PERCENT DISCOUNT ON ALL BOOKINGS AND A HOLIDAY TO THE PYRENEES
Experts in heli-skiing, Pyrenees Heliski will be promoting incredible heli-skiing experiences, which range from one day experiences to private heliski stays of three or five days. On-stand, Pyrenees Heliski will be running a raffle for visitors to win a trip to the Spanish Pyrenees for an amazing heliskiing experience. In addition, all bookings made during the show will be discounted by five percent.
This September, GB skate phenomenon Sky Brown, age 11 won bronze in the Vans Park Series Brazil. With skateboarding debuting at the Olympics next year, Graystone Action Sports will be running skateboarding lessons across all four days of The Telegraph Ski & Snowboard Festival. As a world-class space for athletes and kids, Graystone aims to inspire progression in action sports, skate, scooter and a number of other adventurous pursuits. This is the perfect activity for kids at the festival and a fantastic chance to get them hooked on the newest Olympic sport.
BOOK YOUR FIRST SKI ADVENTURE FOR A DISCOUNTED PRICE WITH BALKAN HOLIDAYS
Balkan Holidays offers travellers 53 years of experience in planning and arranging memorable holiday experiences to Bulgaria, Croatia, Montenegro, Slovenia and Romania. Keen to encourage beginners at The Telegraph Ski & Snowboard Festival to try their hand at skiing, Balkan Holidays will be offering a promotional lead-in offer of just £299pp. Other on-site incentives include low deposits from just £70 and an early booking discount of up to £225 per couple.
Other exciting offers include mini sports massages for only £10 with Morzine Massage, the chance to win a trixski Ski Helmet Cover and local delicacy tastings across the weekend at a number of exhibitor stands. Kids can also meet Santa ahead of Christmas at Norway Home of Skiing.
Tickets to the event start from £21.65 per person (including access to the Après event).
For more information on The Telegraph Ski & Snowboard Festival, or to purchase tickets, please visit https://www.telegraph.co.uk/events/event/the-ski-snowboard-festival-2019/.