Ski Safari Blog

Big Sky 8 Person Chairlift

Winter Improvements in North America

1st June 2018 - Craig Charley

This summer, North American resorts are going to be busy with a huge amount of investment planned to improve customer experience, from new gondolas and chairlifts to reimagined on-mountain dining options. We've dug through the news to highlight the most significant developments planned, all of...

Sun Peaks Fun Pow Day

The Low Down on the Fun Up at Sun Peaks

30th May 2018 - Vicky Bamford

Deep in the Okanagan, where you’ll find Canada’s driest snow, Sun Peaks is a fantastic all-round ski holiday destination. Designed like Whistler with convenience in mind, the terrain is diverse, making it an excellent choice whatever your ability and whoever you’re skiing with. Many of us have...

The Icefields Parkway

10 Amazing Activities in The Alberta Rockies: Tried and Tested

18th May 2018 - Kat Bouch

In early March 2018, I travelled to Canada to test the best of winter in Banff and Jasper national parks on an Alberta Rockies Ski Safari . Both on and off the slopes, I found a lot of fun things to try. On the Slopes Fresh Tracks at Sunshine Mountain Lodge Ski Sunshine Village before everyone else...

Alaska's Chugach Mountains © Andy Knights

Alaska: The Final Frontier

18th May 2018 - Andy Knights

Alaska, or AK as it’s more commonly known, should be on every adventurous skier and snowboarder’s bucket list. Here's why you should make it your destination for 2019 based on my boundary-pushing visit to Alyeska Resort in 2015. Video of Into the Wild: Alaska Heli-skiing A Is for Alaska . Just...

Fernie Steep Skiing © Mark Eleven Photography

Three Reasons to Visit the Legendary Fernie Alpine Resort

17th May 2018 - Andy Knights

After another epic winter, we want to make sure Fernie is at the top of the list for any fans of steep and deep for 2018/19. The reasons to visit are plentiful, but here are the three that keep us coming back... 1. Powder, Lots of It With 1,190 cm of snowfall falling last winter on Fernie's five...

Stöten Family Ski and Sled

Skiing the Swedish Way

25th April 2018 - Andy Hemingway

This Easter, I revisited Stöten to live and ski as a family, just like the Swedes do, and find out why April is their favourite time to ski. Share an apartment with your friends We were two families of four and took one of the three bedroom slopeside Pistbyn Apartments . They are designed perfectly...

Myoko Big Snowpack - Andrea, Victoria, Vicky

13 Things We Loved About Nagano

29th March 2018 - Vicky Bamford

In February this year, myself, Andrea and Victoria were delighted to travel to Hakuba, Shiga Kogen, Nozawa Onsen and Myoko on the mainland, before Andrea made the short hop north for another powder hit in Furano. Our trip followed on from last year’s to the Hokkaido resorts of Niseko, Rusutsu and...

A Little Taste of Japow

A Little Taste of Japow

29th March 2018 - Craig Charley

Back in March 2017, six of our team headed to Japan to experience first-hand the outstanding skiing and unique culture. We were based in Niseko but also skied the nearby resorts of Kiroro and Rusutsu before rounding the trip off with 24 hours in Tokyo. Myself, Andy, Hannah and Matt had never...

Kiriya Ryokan - Traditional Japanese Room

10 New Hotels and Ryokans in Japan

28th March 2018 - Andrea Selig

With more of our customers visiting Japan than ever before this season, we made sure to visit every resort we offer ourselves to track down the best accommodation options to add to our programme for 2018/19 - from family-run ryokans to luxury new hotels. We've added ten new accommodation options...