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Biking – Home and Away

Posted by on Jun 30, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

Biking – Home and Away

Mountain biking and road cycling – not only a great source of physical exertion, the sports have good synergy with skiing. A great source of exercise over the summer months and with steep inclines and descents, you can experience the same thrill of flying down the mountain on skis, on a bike.   CK Ski offers tips and routes for mountain biking in Hong Kong (home) and further afield in the Dolomite Mountains (away) where fantastic biking opportunities are available. Hong Kong – Home   If you’re in Hong Kong this summer, in no time at all you can reach the trails and leave...

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Skiing in the Southern Hemisphere

Posted by on Jun 17, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

Skiing in the Southern Hemisphere

If you are finding the weather in Hong Kong too hot and humid and fancy getting away to a cooler climate, why not head down to the Southern Hemisphere and enjoy the fresh, cold, snowy air of New Zealand, Australia, Chile or Argentina to get your ski fix over the summer period. CK Ski has put together their top picks of ski resorts in the Southern Hemisphere and has included travel tips, local activities and stand out reasons to visit. Do contact us if you need any more information or help planning your ski trip. We are happy to help!   Treble Cone, New Zealand A personal favourite from...

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Very last minute European Spring ski breaks

Posted by on Apr 17, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

Very last minute European Spring ski breaks

With Easter nearly upon us, the humidity increasing and weather looking brighter and warmer in Hong Kong, skiing is quite far from people’s minds. However, if you do have a longing for one last hurrah on the slopes at the end of the month or early May, CK Ski has put together their top five European resorts for a ski break before the season finishes. Spring skiing has many benefits; the weather is generally warmer and sunnier, the slopes are quieter out of peak season and, with lighter evenings, lifts can stay open slightly later. With a bank holiday on 1 May, there is the opportunity for a...

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Sochi Winter Games highlights, February 2014

Posted by on Mar 4, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

Sochi Winter Games highlights, February 2014

The most expensive and ambitious Winter Olympic Games have sadly come to an end in Sochi, Russia so CK Ski has put together top highlights from the 16-day period. From glorious victories, to emotional defeats, new Olympic records to controversial views, the 22nd Winter Olympic Games is certainly unforgettable! The slight mishap of the failed Olympic ring lighting in the opening ceremony should not deter Russia from feeling proud of hosting a successful and impressive Games. The venues were packed with enthusiastic spectators, the sun shone in periods over the two weeks and the Home Nation...

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Ski near the City – Tokyo and Hakuba

Posted by on Feb 27, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

Ski near the City – Tokyo and Hakuba

Tokyo city exploration Tokyo, Japan – what a place! Not only is it an eclectic, creative and extensive city, the people are friendly, food fantastic and transport reliable. With Hakuba ski area about 4.5 hours from Tokyo main station by train, bus or a private transfer, you can combine the excitement of city exploration with some skiing fun.   It’s a 3.5-hour flight to Tokyo Narita from Hong Kong (and a bit longer on the way back) and if you travel outside of peak dates (e.g. CNY, Christmas, New Year) you can find a flight from about HK$3500. We stayed in the ‘Soho’ equivalent of Tokyo,...

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Family skiing from Hong Kong

Posted by on Jan 23, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

Family skiing from Hong Kong

With the ski season in full swing, now is the time to plan your trip and head to the mountains. Whether it’s a short haul holiday in Asia to Japan, South Korea or China, or a destination further afield in Europe or North America, CK Ski’s latest article for Playtimes magazine in Hong Kong offers tips and advice on getting to the mountains with your children in tow. Read the full article on Playtimes or an excerpt on CK Ski… Preparing for your trip For first-timers, parents and children alike, it’s a good idea to practice before your first ski holiday: familiarise yourself with skis and...

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