Sweden

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...

Ski Safari with Valle, Sweden December 2016

Skiing Sunrise to Sunset in Sweden

13th January 2017 - Craig Charley

In December, sales consultants Joe and Luke along with tour coordinators Sheila and Victoria travelled to Sweden to sample the early season conditions in Åre and Vemdalen . As well as flying on the first direct flight from London Gatwick to Åre Östersund, they were lucky enough to experience both...

Experts Only - Black Run Friday

Black Run Friday

25th November 2016 - Craig Charley

Take a break from the 'Black Friday' sales, make a cup of tea and enjoy 'Black Run Friday' instead, where our team reveal their favourite and most memorable steep and deep adventures. If you'd like to experience any of these runs for yourself, call us on 01273 224060 or request a quotation online...

Moose outside the Hovde Hotel Vemdalen

Waffles, waterfalls and the ways of the reindeer people

4th November 2016 - Kat Bouch

We prefer to visit resorts during the winter months, but when adding a new resort to our programme that’s not always possible - and it’s important we have first-hand knowledge of the area! So Sam, Andy and I headed to Vemdalen in July to refresh our knowledge and experience of the resort. Quiet...

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...

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...

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