Archive: 2015

Last Frontier Ski Safari Block

Christmas Powder Hunting

30th December 2015 - Craig Charley

Before downing tools on Christmas Eve, we published a round-up of the top 15 resorts in North America for early season snowfall. Of course, now we're back in the office everything has changed! We've also seen our Asian and European resorts catch up with North America. Find out which resorts made it...

Nozawa Onsen, Japan

Go East, (not quite so) young man!

23rd December 2015 - Richard Rice

Having ‘gone west’ as a young man and skied all over Canada and the USA, I was keen to see what ‘the east’ had to offer a now slightly older young man and my family! In early 2015 I travelled with my wife and our two kids through China, South Korea and Japan, not just to ski, but to ski where we...

Mammoth Mountain - Snow Thanks

Winter Has Arrived

27th November 2015 - Craig Charley

November - or should it be Snowvember? - what an incredible month of snow. Pre-season has beaten all expectations and with most resorts now open, the snow continues to fall heavily. If December is anywhere near as good as November, we could be looking at a very deep winter. USA California Last...

Breckenridge Town and Slopes at Night © Jeff Scroggins

Christmas in Breckenridge, Colorado

25th November 2015 - Craig Charley

Breckenridge is one of our favourite Christmas destinations, and this video explains why. With many schools breaking up early for Christmas 2016, the USA makes a tempting option. Here is a taster of what you can expect: Video of Christmas in Breckenridge, Colorado Christmas in Breckenridge,...

Keystone Tree Skiing - © Russell Carlton

North America November Powder Alert

12th November 2015 - Craig Charley

We've been debating all summer what impact El Niño might have on this season's snowfall. While many predict the greatest season ever, others urge caution. As resorts across North America start to open, it's so far so good... It is still early days but the signs of a cold winter with impressive...

Ski Safari Team Photo June 2015

Ski Safari Highest Rated UK Tour Operator Once Again

16th September 2015 - Craig Charley

Last year, after receiving the highest rating of all UK tour operators scored in the Ski Club of Great Britain's Consumer Research Survey with an excellent Net Promoter Score of 66, we promised to do our best to score even higher and to be rated top again. We are proud and delighted to say that we'...

Alyeska Heli-Skiing

Into the Wild: Alyeska, Alaska

11th September 2015 - Andy Knights

In March 2015, North America specialist Andy Knights flew to Alaska for the snowboarding trip of a lifetime. Accompanying journalist Jane Mulkerrins to experience Alaska's steep & deep terrain in Alyeska Resort, Andy also spent a day heli-skiing with Chugach Powder Guides. He explains why...

Why our customer love Whistler Blackcomb. Photo: Helen Belcher

Why our Customers Love Whistler Blackcomb

3rd August 2015 - Craig Charley

In honour of Whistler’s 50th birthday this winter, we published a special edition Whistler newsletter to get you excited for the 15/16 season. If you haven’t already, you can read our Whistler newsletter online. As you already know how much we love Whistler, we spoke to some of our regular Whistler...