Realli-Ski - Simulator and lessons near Canterbury and Watford. The simulators tilting moving Realli-Snow surface, which replicates the feel of movement over snow allows skiers to experience the sensation & physical effort involved with any slope grade.
Buying Ski & Boarding Clothes
Sno Gear - family-friendly and competively priced ski gear shop not far from Reading & Henley, with lots of choice, including helmets, excellent microfleeces and non-leather snow boots for kids and adults. They display a Veggie Snow poster
Snow & Rock - Ski & boarding equiptment retailers. They have a no fur policy, so that none of the products they sell contain animal fur, and they have even persuaded a manufacturer to change to fake fur. They still use leather, but they are better than most.
Thorlo SKX - thick ski socks for when hiring boots
Trespass Erase - women's ski sock that looks pretty and doesn't break the bank
G-ForSE - Global Forum for Sports and the Environment - The largest database on environmental action in sports, G-ForSE is a platform for sports federations, sporting goods manufactures, event producers and sports enthusiasts to determine their roles in increasing environmental action and awareness in sports.
Green Resort Guide - a unique and brand new online guide to eco-friendly resorts. Give feedback on how you'd like to see this developing.
Respect The Mountain - The Ski Club of Great Britain has a RESPECT THE MOUNTAIN Campaign following the introduction of its Environmental Policy. They have great wristbands too
Save our Snow - Dedicated to providing impartial information on how global warming is affecting our planet's snowfall, ski resorts, glaciers and polar areas, as well as what the ski resorts are doing ...and what you can do.
Eco-Friendly Travel and Transfer
AltiBus TransSavoie - Bus transfer service to French ski resorts from many locations, including all the major train stations on most days
European Rail - Can book rail transport to all sorts of resorts in the Alps, including the Bergland Express to Austria
Eurostar - Fast trains direct from London Kings Cross to the Tarantaise Valley, home of some of the most famous resorts in the World, such as Val Thorens, Meribel, Courchevel, La Plagne, Les Arcs, La Rosiere, Val D'Isere and Tignes. All in only 7-8 hours
Rail Canterbury - Can book rail transport to all sorts of resorts in the Alps. You can sort it over the web/phone.
Rail Europe - Can book rail transport to all sorts of resorts in the Alps.
Ski Meribel Sleeper Coach - This modern coach offers the ultimate in passenger comfort and safety. Its climate control system ensures an even comfortable temperature throughout your journey. On board facilities include; hot and cold drinks, video films, WC, washroom area and sleeper
Ski Weekends by Coach - Ski weekends in France from the UK by coach - these may be tied in with accommodation. If so we have not checked it for veggie-friendliness, so please report back
Snow Coach - Coach travel from the UK to ski resorts in France and Austria
Environmental Carbon Off-Setting
Carbon Trust - Carbon off-setting is what you can do after you have minimised your carbon use as much as possible. The Carbon Trust is a useful place to start learning about this, especially for businesses.
Trees for Life - tree planting to compensate a little for even eco-friendly travel options
What you can do - A useful guide to reducing your own impact on the environment, linking in to information on carbon-off-setting and recommending you choose Gold Standard organisations if you buy carbon offsetting.
Holiday Lettings - allow you to book directly with owners, and show availability listings
Holiday Rentals - International website with extensive listings of owner-rented holiday accommodation, including in many ski resorts.
Owners Direct - for booking directly with accommodation owners, contacting them by phone and email
Sites featuring Veggie Snow
The Vegan Forum - An excellent independent vegan forum on all topics with a fair and sensible moderator who's not too strict.
Vegan Fitness Forum - A website for meeting with everyday vegan-friendly fitness and sports people
Veggie Snow Facebook Group - Veggie Snow now has a Facebook group, which you can join! Get in touch with like-minded snow-lovers and share good places to go and eat in the snow, and even discuss holiday plans.
Vegan and Vegetarian Holidays
Bicycle Beano - Cycling and walking holidays in the UK with veggie catering
Camp Biche - a week-long house party where you get fit, lose weight, eat delicious vegan food, drink wine, and have fun. A spa, wellness centre and luxury fitness boot camp.
Eco Dalmatia - Eco holidays with vegan catering on the gorgeous untouched island of Vis, Croatia, in the Mediterranean sea.
Veggie Snow Trip - join us on a vegan-catered ski and boarding trip - we arrange one annually as our own holiday and invite others to join us.
VegiVentures - Group holidays worldwide with vegetarian food.
Vegan and Vegetarian Travel Guides
Happy Cow - a long-standing on-line guide to eating vegetarian and vegan around the world. Updated by people everywhere.
Vegetarian Guides - the best veggie travel guides available. Compact comprehensive books filled with details that really help you choose where to go. Places that can't cater for vegans aren't listed, as it makes their vegetarian understanding dubious.
Verdant Reports - - excellent podcasts and links about eating vegan around the world, including in Thailand. You can subscribe to the newsfeed too.