Norway

Mammoth Sign Buried January 2017  © Jayson Smith

JanuBURIED - Record Snowfall in North America

3rd February 2017 - Craig Charley

January was a record-breaking month for snow, with some resorts receiving over seven metres. While Canada didn't have as many powder days as the USA last month, over a metre of fresh snow is forecast before Tuesday in British Columbia. Read our January snow report for all the best photos and videos...

Trysil White Slopes 3 November

Snowmaking Begins in Scandinavia

3rd November 2016 - Craig Charley

This week the temperatures in Scandinavia dropped enough for the resorts to start snowmaking (or snöläggning/snøproduksjonen in Swedish/Norwegian) in preparation for opening this month. On top of that, many of the resorts have had their first snow over the past fortnight, with more forecast for...

Breckenridge Snow Making

The Countdown Begins

21st October 2016 - Craig Charley

The ski season is now just weeks away! While a handful of resorts are already offering limited glacier skiing, most will be fully open by the end of November. Two weeks ago we took a look at the first snowfall photos across the USA, now the rest of the world is catching up. Most notably, Whistler...

Åre Skier, Trees & Snow © Karl Hagglund / Skistar

Six Snow-sure European Ski Resorts

10th October 2016 - Craig Charley

The most important factor for skiers when choosing a resort is guaranteed snow (according to the latest Ski Club of Great Britain research), and it's one of our top considerations when tailoring our ski holidays. When looking for snow-sure resorts, altitude and latitude play a big part. All of our...

Åre Family © Ola Matsson / Skistar

The Best Resorts for Skiing over School Holidays

16th September 2016 - Andy Hemingway

To help take the stress out of skiing over school holidays, we've picked our favourite resorts for family skiing at Christmas, half term and Easter. Drawing from our first-hand experience, we've chosen resorts with great snow records, uncrowded slopes during school holidays and varied terrain to...

Kat in Zermatt

One Year, Eight Resorts, Three Countries

10th June 2016 - Kat Bouch

I joined Ski Safari one year ago as part of the Scandinavian & European Sales Team. I’d skied extensively over Europe and North America, but had never been to Scandinavia. We pride ourselves on our first-hand experience of the ski resorts we sell, so it was imperative for me to start my...

Valle and Hemingways, Trysil

A First Family Ski Holiday in Trysil

10th May 2016 - Andy Hemingway

"I would like to go on the red plane", piped up Ellen, my eldest daughter, as we towed her through the departure hall at Gatwick on her vibrant pink Trunki. Ellen, her third birthday just a couple of weeks away, was embarking on her first ski holiday to Trysil in Norway. And fortunately for...

Ben Campbell - Åre

Five Resorts for a Perfect Half Term Ski Holiday

24th February 2016 - Craig Charley

We couldn't have hoped for a better half term last week - fresh snow, blue skies and uncrowded slopes. The perfect family ski break. As always, our customers in resort give a better idea of conditions than we can. See the latest customer comments and photos from last week below.

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...

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