Ski Safari Blog

AK at Jackson Hole - Yellowstone Safari

Deeper, wilder, steeper

18th March 2014 - Andy Knights

Every week I get asked “what is the best trip you have ever been on?” and for many years my answers have been similar; Ski Safaris through Utah and British Columbia, finding those harder to reach places and skiing epic terrain. Since returning from my latest trip however, my answer is now most...

Breckenridge Family Skiing © Jack Affleck

Why North America for families?

8th February 2014 - James Rivers

Though the journey to America or Canada is longer than to Europe, it takes no more than one day each way, and you’ll find the benefits enormous. North American resorts offer spacious, quality accommodation, excellent ski school programmes as well as activities and entertainment for everyone…. all...

Trysil Valle Mascot

Why Scandinavia for Families?

5th February 2014 - Andy Hemingway

Norway and Sweden are true winter wonderlands with picturesque villages, stunning snow blanketed forests, cosy cabins, husky dogs and reindeer which will capture the imagination of children . It’s not just about the safe compact village centres, the family friendly accommodation, superb skiing...

Jay Peak - Top of Ariel Tram

Ten essential East Coast experiences you have to try

22nd January 2014 - Tara Rogers

In early December, three intrepid Ski Safari employees and keen skiers, Sheila Martin, Natasha O'Mahony and Maggie Jago road tested our New England Ski Safari.Their seven day ski and shop itinerary kicked off with a city stay in Boston and then Sunday River, Jay Peak and Killington. They've shared...

Åre and Trysil Trip Report - Vargen

Åre & Trysil road trip

18th December 2013 - Vicky Bamford

Andy and Sam from our Scandinavia sales team took some fantastic video footage on their recent whirlwind trip to Trysil in Norway, and Åre in Sweden. They enjoyed early season powder and checked out all the properties we feature in both resorts, as well as investigating some potential new additions...

Matt 10 years

A decade of headaches

11th December 2013 - Tara Rogers

From Ski Extras guru to our very own Ski Safari Dalai Lama, Matt Pavitt this week celebrated a decade of headaches trying to keep us motley crew on track in the office. As a thank you for his ten years’ service and dedication, The Boss in Bali sent him a rather dashing blue Berghaus jacket to sport...

Rupert 10 years

You get more for murder

18th November 2013 - Tara Rogers

This week we celebrated a decade of dedication in the shape of Rupert Hatfield’s 10 years’ service at Ski Safari. The occasion was marked with a glass of fizz and as a thank you, The Boss treated Rupert to a rather lovely espresso machine, which will become a permanent fixture of the new house that...

Classic Colorado Ski Safari Trip Report

All-new and All-American - Classic Colorado Ski Safari

3rd June 2013 - James Rivers

Rupert and I headed off for this year’s Ski Safari adventure again in April, this time to focus on the smaller western resort towns in Colorado. After a night in Denver to break the journey (Tip: Jet-Lag…don’t fight it!) we were on the road for 4am. I love these road trips now as much as the skiing...