La Parva

A hidden gem lost in Chile and an understandably well-kept secret from the rest of us, is the resort of La Parva. Whilst traveling through Chile, Lucy was lucky enough to explore the area and shares with us all we need to know and why it’s worth discovering.

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El Colorado

Discovering new playgrounds of snow is all we dream about, so when we heard blogger Lucy was exploring the Chilean mountains, we couldn’t help but hear about her adventures. This week she talks about all things ski in the resort of El Colorado, the best places to go and the local dishes not to be missed.

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Japan Packing

Having travelled through the alps, going from season to season, exploring the best of what the mountains have to offer, it's now time for Bethany Lloyd's newest adventure - Japan! She talks about her past adventures, next steps and everything you need to know if you're planning on doing a ski season this winter.

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A Winter Holiday Home

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:

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Skinning up the piste: Fitness or Fun

snowy mountains trekking

In recent years I have noticed an increase in people skinning up the piste under perfectly good lifts.  I always wondered whether they were cheapskates not wanting to buy a lift pass, fitness freaks or just nutters.  Like lots of unknown or untried activities, I have been through the thought process of ‘disinterest’, ‘must be nutters’, ‘OK but not for […]

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No limit

The European Outdoor Film Tour reminds us what we can achieve when we leave our comfort zone, says Deputy Editor of Ski+board, Rosie Barcroft The audience visibly cringed. Their gasps echoed around the Royal Geographical Society, London — shock showed on their faces, but with it came admiration, excitement and unbelieving grins. I knew I was doing the same. Twenty-three […]

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