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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Two weeks in Zermatt –BASI Level 2

Winter time again! Undoubtedly my favourite time of year and with two weeks under my skis already I am feeling ready to settle in for the season in Italy. Writing this I am on the train in a beautiful, snow covered valley, clunking down and away from Zermatt. I have mixed feelings on my departure. I’ve just spent two weeks […]

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McConkey: You only have one life. Live it!

Ski+board Deputy Editor Rosie Barcroft was lucky enough to attend the UK premiere of ‘McConkey’ – a feature-length documentary about the incomparable Shane McConkey. You know a documentary’s good when you find yourself laughing, crying and cheering throughout. Well, I certainly did all of that during the film based on the life of freestyle skier Shane McConkey. Simply called McConkey, […]

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Skiing in Alta Badia…

I never thought I would be flying through powder on December 3. Officially opening this coming weekend, Alta Badia, (situated in the upper part of the Val Badia in South Tyrol) offers some incredible skiing with a beautiful backdrop. A new concept of Slope Food is also hitting the mountains this season. Skiers have the opportunity to taste the local cuisine created by different Michelin starred chefs, including John Burton-Race. Their dishes can be found at twelve locations scattered across the resort. And after sampling six of them, I can definitely recommend them all. Especially the ‘salad shaker’. You’ll have to eat it to believe it. For more information visit the Alta Badia Tourist Board; www.altabadia.org

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