Browsing entries tagged with Skiing

20 Feb 2015

First-time family fun in La Rosière with Esprit Ski

Keen skier Emma Lewis took her two young children skiing with Esprit Ski’s BAT weeks

5 Feb 2015

Ski Bonjour

28 Jan 2015

Decent piste skiing in Monterosa

Editor Watts explores Italy’s Three Valleys

15 Jan 2015

Skiing at the site of the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea

A curious thing happens in Korea when people come off the mountain. They “wash” their skis, snowboards and boots with high-pressure air to clear the snow from the equipment before they take it inside.…

4 Jan 2015

Learning to skin in Verbier

This week in the Swiss ski resort of Verbier I have learnt a new skill — ski touring or “skinning”

2 Jan 2015

Verbier brings in the new year with a bang

It’s been many years since I was in a ski resort on New Year’s Eve. In fact, the first time I celebrated the turn of the year was in Verbier, some 20 years ago. The Place Centrale, in the middle of…

11 Dec 2014

Re-routing to Obergurgl in search of snow

I always like to get a pre-Christmas ski in if at all possible. I usually have a look at the snowfall around early November, and in combination with historical snow records, plan accordingly. So thanks…

26 Nov 2014

Ski testing for the Val Thorens opening weekend

Despite the fact that I have been skiing now for nearly 30 years, I always feel a certain amount of trepidation before the start of the season. Last week was no exception. After checking in to Crystal’s…

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