Ski Safari Blog

Keystone First Snow - 2 October 2017

What Happened to Autumn? Winter's Arrived Instead

4th October 2017 - Craig Charley

22 September typically marks the last day of summer, but in North America, resorts skipped autumn and went straight to winter, with feet of snow falling right down to base level in some areas. Even more snow fell this week which has us eagerly anticipating those first turns of the season. For some...

Panorama Terrain Expansion - Piste Map

Panorama Just Got Bigger, Better and Badder

15th September 2017 - Craig Charley

Panorama has announced an extra 128 acres of 'monstrous' expert terrain for 2017/18, including an epic 6.5 km double-black diamond run fittingly named 'The Monster'. 'The Monster' joins three more new double-black diamond lines which will test even the most experienced skiers on the mountain. The...

Revelstoke - November 17 © Ian Houghton

More 'Stoke in 2017/18

1st August 2017 - Craig Charley

Revelstoke is celebrating its 10th anniversary with a major increase to lift capacity, which means more 'stoke for all in 2017/18. The Revelation Gondola is gaining 24 new cabins and the Stoke Chair an additional 21 chairs, taking the lift capacity from 7,299 to 9,700 skiers per hour. That means...

Banff Photographer

Ski Safari 2016/17 Photo Competition Winner Revealed

7th July 2017 - Craig Charley

Last winter, we asked our customers to send us their best photos from their ski holidays; more specifically, we asked them for their 'Ski Safari moments', those defining points that make a trip special. We were overwhelmed by the entries, with close to 450 photos and videos sent by email and posted...

Kat and Andy in Stöten

10 Reasons You'll Love Stöten

23rd June 2017 - Andy Hemingway

Scandinavia is our fastest-growing area, with more and more people realising what Norway and Sweden have to offer - wide open runs, friendly English-speaking locals, excellent ski schools, quiet slopes (even during the holidays) and great snow throughout the winter season. Kat, Sam and I visited...

James & Rupert - Big White 20 March 2017

Why We Love Spring Skiing

28th April 2017 - Craig Charley

We love spring skiing. In fact, we love it so much that 17 of us (nearly three quarters of our team) have been skiing in March or April this season. Everyone has their own reasons for loving spring, from a deep snow base and fresh powder to the high potential for bluebird days. In our final snow...

Riksgränsen Heli-skiing Sam, Kat, Andy and Vicky

Adventures in Åre and the Arctic

6th April 2017 - Vicky Bamford

Last month myself, Andy , Sam and Kat headed to Sweden to experience one of our wildest multi-resort trips, the Åre and the Arctic Ski Safari . It was so good that I'm heading straight back for more! I thought I had Scandinavia sussed: gentle, welcoming skiing with a great family offering and...

Jade in Park City

Road Tripping Through Colorado and Utah

31st March 2017 - Jade Pritchard

In February I embarked on a road trip with my parents, experiencing two of my favourite Colorado resorts Beaver Creek and Aspen , together with 'The Greatest Snow on Earth' in Park City and Deer Valley , Utah. My parents are avid, well-travelled skiers, although their legs are a little rusty! We...

Squaw Valley Silverado Zone 24 February 2017 Ingrid Backstrom © Ben Arnst

Over 10 Metres of Snow in the USA

1st March 2017 - Craig Charley

Last season we didn't report on resorts reaching 10 metres of snowfall until 18 March. This season eight of our American resorts hit that total in February. California continues to top the snowfall charts, with most resorts already planning to stay open longer this season, while resorts in Wyoming...

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