Verbier Freeride Week- FWQ 2* with Angelica Sykes

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Words by Angelica Sykes – Competitive Freeride Athlete. So the ‘Verbier Freeride Week’ has come to an end and it’s been a mixed bag of freeride emotions. If you’re a snowsports enthusiast, you’ve no doubt heard about the very strange conditions we have been experiencing here in the Alps. Due to this, competitions are being proposed then rescheduled left, right […]

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Swiss Bliss – Winter is now in full swing!

Conditions throughout the Swiss Alps have vastly improved over the past 2 weeks with even more snow falling overnight. Excelllent conditions both on and off piste are available throughout many resorts in Switzerland, and pictures from our Swiss friends keep flooding our inboxes. Edward Granville, Snow Reporter for the Ski Club of Great Britain says: “Heavy snow is expected across […]

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Kyle Wise Tackles his Technique and Spends the Festive Period in Saas Fee

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Kyle Wise is a British snowboarder from Norfolk who competes in the Winter Olympic discipline of snowboard cross, or boardercross as many call it. Kyle is the current English Champion and recently added Scottish Champion to his titles. Kyle has represented Great Britain at the 2013 World Snowboard Championships, two World University Games, and on the World Cup circuit. In […]

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Our top ten ski resorts to spend Christmas

With December looming, Christmas plans are no doubt starting to grudgingly emerge from the woodwork. The fiasco of the large family dinner, the spectacle that is decorating the house from head to toe with ten-year old tinsel and Christmas lights that stubbornly refuse to unravel themselves…Nevertheless, this all-too predictable festive period still never fails to delight us. But occasionally, despite […]

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A licence to thrill in Andermatt

Switzerland, the land of cheese and exceptional time keeping and the home to one of the most surprising ski resorts, Andermatt. Just over 100Km from Zurich airport and accessible by train, the sleepy and charming village which is receiving an Egyptian financial boost offers some wonderful off-piste skiing. Arriving by the snow train having navigated 4 changes with 20 pieces […]

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