Facebook363TwitteremailAlberta’s amazing – that’s no secret. It offers some of the best and most picturesque skiing and snowboarding terrain in Canada, a country known for its incredible skiing and snowboarding terrain. Rather than rant on about how great it is, here’s a quick rundown of its individual resorts and what they can offer you. Choose your resort and get ready for Alberta – we can’t recommend it enough. Banff Banff is Alberta’s biggest draw – literally and figuratively – with its three mountains totaling a…Continue Reading “Ready For Alberta – Everything You Need To Know”

Facebook219TwitteremailSkiing’s a sport – no one’s denying that. It’s exercise, and it can be tough and it can be tiring. No wonder then that after a hard day on the piste, après-ski has become almost as competitive as the main event. Resorts the world over fight it out to be crowned Top of the… Pubs? Back in 2016, we crowned Borovets, Bulgaria as Europe’s top après hotspot. Now though, we’d like to put forward a new contender. Enter Andorra Now the Pyrenean principality’s hardly a…Continue Reading “Hey, we’re going to… Andorra?”

Facebook0TwitteremailThe Dolomiti Superski is one of the biggest ski areas in the world, but with great size, comes great difficulty in finding specific information. To help you get the great Italian ski holiday you want and deserve, here’s the first part in a new series designed to help you deconstruct the Dolomites. Part Two: Kronplatz The Skiing Kronplatz has been called Europe’s best-kept ski secret and whether you agree or not, it’s certainly a contender. The Kronplatz ski area offers world-class skiing for all abilities, with great…Continue Reading “Sunshine Skiing in the South Tyrol – Kronplatz”

Where is the World’s Longest Ski Run?

Facebook742Twitteremail  All keen skiers know that there are few things better in life than a long ski run. The chance to build up speed without worrying when you are going to hit the bottom sends many snow fanatics into a daydream. This got us wondering – where in the world is the longest ski run?   This is a long debated question. Our minds instantly leaped to the big Alpine resorts and then we reconsidered: North America has some serious mileage on offer.   Longest?…Continue Reading “Where is the World’s Longest Ski Run?”

Facebook271Twitteremail Working in the ski industry we have a lot of chats with people who describe some of the lesser-known resorts as hidden gems or national treasures. Hidden gems is pretty obvious, but what is a national treasure?  Stephen Fry? The Beatles? The Crown Jewels?  Obviously we looked to Google to translate for us:   Ruhpolding is a pretty village in the foothills of Germany’s Chiemgau Alps – Bavaria’s winter wonderland. There are  a few local slopes, as well as access to the great Winklmoos-Steinplatte…Continue Reading “Ruhpolding, Germany – our National Treasures”