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Jack Scotford-Smith Kvitfjell February 2019

An Unbelievable Year With Ski Safari

23rd May 2019 - Jack Scotford-Smith

My journey with Ski Safari all started with one email, before a job vacancy was even advertised… “ Dear Ski Safari, I love skiing. Please hire me ”. Having worked two seasons in Tignes in the French Alps, I knew that I desperately wanted to work in the ski industry when I returned home. I have...

Revelstoke - 23 Dec © Hywel Williams Photography

Top 20 Snowiest Resorts - December 2018

28th December 2018 - Craig Charley

As 2018 draws to close, it's time to find out which resorts have had the most snow heading into the new year. 19 resorts in our top 20 have had over three metres of snow, can you guess which one sits at the top with a huge 556cm? While you don't need quite so much to have perfect conditions on the...

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...

Whistler 27 November 2016  © Nick Thomas Photography

Powder Alert as North America Opens

9th December 2016 - Craig Charley

The past two weeks has seen huge snowfalls across our North American resorts, and many of them have plenty more in the forecast over the weekend. Up to a metre could be falling over the Rockies and the Pacific Northwest, setting up for a deep Christmas. Read on for an update on conditions across...

Aspen Snowmass October 2016 © Jeremy Swanson Photo

Winter is Here - America's First Snowfall in Photos

7th October 2016 - Craig Charley

Is early October too soon to get excited about the approaching season? Possibly, but resorts across the USA had their first significant snowfall this week. So much snow that they're already skiing! From light dustings to genuine powder, here are our favourite photos from the first week of winter...

Ski Resolutions - Ski South Korea

New Year's Resolutions for Skiers

15th January 2016 - Craig Charley

If you're looking for ideas for your 2016 ski holiday, take inspiration from our New Year's Ski Resolutions! We asked round the office to find out what our team of skiers and boarders think should be on your to-do list in 2016. We've rounded up some exciting ideas and tips for all abilities, from...

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...

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...

Breckenridge Blue Skies

Early Season Bluebird Days in Colorado

7th January 2015 - Craig Charley

The latest additions to the Ski Safari team, Luke and I hit the jackpot on our first research trip to experience, first-hand, a Colorado Ski Safari in the first week of December 2014. After stepping off a 10-hour flight there are few more welcoming sights than a comfortable shuttle equipped with a...