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Getting More From The Mountain: Why Ski Touring Is The Best

31 October 2016

Ski Touring Get More Winter Crystal

There’s a common misconception that ski tourers are either skinny men in Lycra sprinting up the hill, or groups all carrying 40 litre packs to head off into the back country for weeks on end. Don’t get me wrong, these stereotypes do exist, but are very much at the far ends of the spectrum. In […]

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Clash of the Titans: Norway vs. Finland

26 May 2016

We recently compared France and Austria, arguably Europe’s most formidable snowsport forces, in an attempt to establish where Europe’s best skiing is to be had. But in truth the question goes beyond those two nations – veritable paragons of pow though they are. Skiing was not always the fast-paced après-guzzling extreme sport it is today: […]

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Our guide to Mountain drinks

19 February 2016

Continuing with our series on excellent après and nicely segued from our guide to mountain food, we’ve put together this list of intriguing national and regional beverages for your perusal. After what seems like weeks of festive drinking and Dry January, the last thing on most people’s minds is booze. With the season in full flow however, many […]

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A cabin in the woods

27 September 2013

You can picture it in your mind – a perfect log cabin, tucked away in the forest, with you chopping wood, lighting your stove and then whipping up a hearty meal. But does this actually exist? Well, yes, yes it does. But they tend not to be too tucked away – we don’t want you […]

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What’s a ski chalet holiday all about?

27 September 2013

Home comforts are important on holidays, and on active holidays in particular. Mountain ski chalet holidays offer a home away from home – with the added bonus that someone else is doing the cooking and cleaning for you. Whether you are looking for somewhere you can meet the neighbours over tasty home cooked meals, an […]

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