Tom's search for the perfect holiday home takes him to the freeride paradise of La Clusaz - and he finds there's lots more to this beautiful resort than may first meet the eye...
The Ski Club is proud to be welcoming Tom Clark into the blog family for 2016/17. He will be taking us through the trials and tribulations of buying a holiday home in the Alps throughout the season. In part 1 he takes us through the initial process of choosing when, what and how:
We introduce Hamza Alkebida, the latest addition to the Ski Club’s team and our third Apprentice from Snow-Camp. This fantastic youth charity offers kids from inner-city areas the chance to hit the slopes and gain experience in the snow sports industry – which is exactly what Hamza is up to with us until Christmas! Here is what he has to […]
Beth heads back to the Dolomites during the summer to experience the spectacular mountain scenery and pay homage to the legendary Shane McConkey: The summer finds me once again in the mountains of Northern Italy. The South Tyrol is home to the Dolomites and is a melting pot of Austrian and Italian alpine life where traditional farming culture meets tourism […]
Mt Ruapehu is the 'King of the North' and an absolutely wild winter playground - former Ski Club employees Ocean Belcher and Rob Crabtree went to check it out:
Most British skiers and boarders head to Les 2 Alpes for their winter snow fix – but with a huge glacier ski area and a wide range of other summer activities, the Ski Club’s Digital Editor Chris Madoc-Jones finds just how much can you fit into one summer day in this big-hitting French resort:
In this post we introduce Alex Potton, the latest contributor to the Ski Club's blog, who tells all about the Chamonix Valley and why it makes the perfect summer holiday destination:
Norway is world-renowned for its spectacular scenery and is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts – but just how much can you fit into one day in this incredible country? As the Ski Club’s Digital Editor Chris Madoc-Jones found out on June 28th, you can manage quite a lot…
After exploring vertiginous Via Ferrata routes and taking in the fantastic backcountry that the Italian Dolomites have to offer, Beth Lloyd tried her hand at something completely different - Ice Climbing:
Started in 1975 as an excuse for a good party, the American Express Queenstown Winter Festival is now in its 41st year and is well-known for being the Southern Hemisphere’s biggest winter party. Ocean Belcher tells us all!