Verbier Freeride Week- FWQ 2* with Angelica Sykes

angelica sykes skiing in verbier

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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The A-Z Skiing Bucket List

Breckenridge Park

Alyeska, Alaska, USA Alyeska receives 16.5m of snow on average each year, but if you’ve made the effort of going all the way to Alaska for a ski holiday, chances are the in-bounds skiing is only going to be an appetizer for the main event – heli-skiing! Sitting amongst the mighty Chugach Mountains, this is the ideal place to combine […]

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Katy’s Blog: A trip to Verbier

I’m extremely pleased that I drove out to Chamonix as by now a fair number of people living here for the season are complaining of “Valley Fever”. My little Peugeot 107 has enabled me to get out when I want and explore some of the nearby resorts. Verbier is just over an hour’s drive away and the Mount Blanc unlimited lift pass enables us to ski there a handful of times without paying any extra.

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SIGB Ski Test Blog: Faction Candide 3.0

Each year at the SIGB Ski Test the biggest ski brands showcase their latest and greatest, but as well as the major players there’s always a handful of smaller manufacturers in attendance too. You might not see their skis lining the walls of ski shops throughout the UK, however in some cases these skis can be well worth the effort of tracking down…

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