Ski Like A Royal

If you’re looking for inspiration on where to ski this year or next then why not consider following in the tracks of royalty? See our feature below on resorts where you can ski like the royals – but without the princely sums. Zermatt, Switzerland In 2007, Will and Kate holidayed together in Zermatt – one of Switzerland’s greatest ski

The Canadian Hype

First of all, I don’t claim to be a professional or even a good blogger but I really do feel the need to share my truly amazing experience of Whistler, British Colombia. As most skiers do, I’ve always had that one resort at the top of my wish list, for me this was Whistler.  This

Arnie Wilson Visits Jasper…

I could hardly believe it had been five years or so since my last visit to Marmot Basin and it gave me a new insight into this charming and picturesque ski area: it punches way above its weight! By which I mean that although the trail map doesn’t look that extensive, when you get out

Long Live Ski Hosting!

In the face of legislation from the French and Italian authorities, ski hosting, or social skiing as it is now known by some, has not only been wiped out from winter resorts in those countries, but has been dropped by some British ski operators altogether. We wouldn’t dream of it! All the more reason we

The Top 10 Most Terrifying Pistes

In the spirit of Halloween later this month, we’ve been researching which pistes are the scariest and most terrifying.  From our head office input and from Facebook and Twitter users we’ve compiled a list of the most daring slopes to attempt.

The World Ski and Snowboard Festival 2014

Our Resort Manager, Ricky Cull, out in Whistler reports back about all the exciting events of the festival: The World Ski and Snowboard Festival is the biggest gathering of arts, music, sport and culture in North America. Due to my very fortunate position of living and working in Whistler I was lucky enough to experience

Brrrr! It’s just like Lapland in freezing Sussex

Arnie Wilson, editor of the Ski Club of Great Britain’s magazine, Ski+board, gives us his thoughts on the most recent snowfall: It’s the middle of the day, and Vivianne my Swedish wife has just turned the heating on. Could this be a sign? Since she was born somewhere in the frozen north, when she puts

Lou’s guide to romance on the slopes

Lou’s guide to romance on the slopes for Valentine’s Day… 1. Cuddles in a chairlift – Take every opportunity to keep warm between ski runs. Snuggle up together in a heated, yes, heated, chairlift. Our tip is Hinterglemm, Austria. Ride to the peak of the Reiterkogel Mountain in a chairlift with heated seats. Then head

Couple time in Lech