Dry slopes are open-air, artificial ski runs that you can find across the UK and Ireland. Unlike the real snow on the mountains or at indoor snow centres, these slopes are made up of tiny plastic bristles.
Why should I learn to ski on a dry slope?
If you’re thinking of going skiing or snowboarding but you’ve never tried it before, you can book a lesson at a dry slope to learn the basics. There’s less grip on dry slopes than on real snow, so perfecting your technique will be more of a challenge – but once you get the hang of it, swapping to snow should be a doddle. They’re also generally quieter than indoor snow centres and, when the weather’s nice, nothing beats skiing under the sun… Read More