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A First Time Skier, Learning in Scandinavia

13th March 2018 - Ben Corke

I’m something of a rarity at Ski Safari, in that I joined as a complete novice when it comes to skiing! Since joining the team in July 2016, my colleagues have imparted a lot of valuable knowledge and their passion for skiing has been so infectious that I’ve been dying to get out and see what all...

Whistler 24 January 2018 © Mitch Winton / Coast Moutain Photographer

Epic January Conditions All Over

26th January 2018 - Craig Charley

What a start to the year it's been. From Canada to Japan via Switzerland, resorts are reporting metre-plus snowfall for the past week. We're not even halfway through the season yet, but 20 of our resorts have already passed the five metre mark and one of them is very close to an unbelievable 10...

Kevin, Tara and Ross in Myrkdalen with Instructor Jill Dec 2017

Unleashing Myrkdalen, Norway's Powder Weekender

12th January 2018 - Ross Elderfield

While Scandinavian resorts boast excellent snow conditions throughout a long season, they generally don't receive quite the amount of snow that North American resorts are known for. All except for one... Tucked away in the famous fjords region of Norway is the resort of Myrkdalen . Just two hours...

Yohei Sasaki Niseko Powder © Yasuyuki Shimanuki

Once-In-A-Lifetime Ski Holidays (That You Can Still Book)

22nd December 2017 - Craig Charley

The 2017/18 ski season may be well underway, but booking late doesn't mean you have to compromise on adventure - there's still time to book a once-in-a-lifetime ski holiday. We asked our Product Managers to pick their favourite inspirational trips, all of which are still available to book this...

Laax Happy Snowboarders © GaudenzDanuser.com

Ski and Stay at the World's Best

6th December 2017 - Craig Charley

In the recent 2017 World Ski Awards, a host of our resorts and properties came out on top. Find out which made the cut and why our experts think they deserved to win below. Congratulations to all the winners and runners up, all thoroughly deserved! World's Best Freestyle Resort - Laax "With the...

Geilo Sledding © Vegard Breie

Five Ideas for a Ski Holiday With a Difference

13th November 2017 - Craig Charley

For many, a ski holiday is about maximum time on the slopes. For others, less concerned about skiing first to last lift, it's an all-round winter experience. Most of our destinations offer you the opportunity to try new activities, enjoy impressive scenery or immerse yourself in unique local...

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...

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