Winter Sessions Weekender

Winter Sessions Weekender 2012

Set in one of the most jaw dropping places in the world, the Winter Sessions Weekender is a boutique snow fuelled two day music festival is held on and off the slopes in Chamonix, in the heart of the French Alps.

The line up brings together an eclectic mix of world class DJ’s and bands covering an array of musical genres to suit a variety of tastes to include; house, electro, drum & bass, hip hop, disco, dub step, ska, roots and reggae.  Artists include the legendary Norman Jay, Zero 7 and roots, reggae, SKA stars – Trojan Sound System.

Alongside the sounds pumping out all weekend, Mountain Sessions features ski and snowboard competitions, a stage, sound system, bar and BBQ topped with a collection of hilarious games and attractions including the I-pod Battle, Best Onesie King & Queen, Alpine Cake Bake Off and Space Turkey Wrestling.

If you’re looking for a unique festival experience, this is where it’s at. If you don’t ski or board, don’t let that put you off. Chamonix is the third most visited natural site in the world for some damn good reasons!  Walk into an ice cave of one of the longest glaciers on earth; the Mer de Glace, check out the view from the Aiguille du Midi some 3,842 metres high, go husky dog sledging or take a helicopter ride around France, Italy and Switzerland in one afternoon.
And if you are a winter sports lover, Chamonix boasts some of the most amazing terrain in Europe, over 600km of piste – not to mention what you’ll discover off piste. Freeriding at its very best!

Off The Piste are offering bespoke holidays from just £314 pp including 7 nights self catered accommodation, 6 day ski pass and 2 day festival wristband which gives you access to a range of fantastic discounts across the Chamonix valley (skis, boards and boots hire, restaurants, bars & experiences).

Early Bird Weekender tickets are exclusively available from at just £49 until the 31st January 2012.

Amanda started off her career as a chalet girl in Meribel when she was 18, she is the founder and editor of, has written and contributed to features for fashion publications, broadsheet newspapers and previously worked for the Good Ski Guide.

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