Ski Safari Blog

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...

Kicking Horse - Overlook Bowl © Andrew Mirabato

Hakuba and Kicking Horse Added to the Freeride World Tour

3rd November 2017 - Craig Charley

Two resorts from our programme, Hakuba in Japan and Kicking Horse in Canada, have been added to the 2018 Freeride World Tour calendar, recognising their status as legendary freeride destinations. The Freeride World Tour pits 45 skiers and snowboarders against each other in four categories, with...

Kenji Matsuzawa - Powder

Meet Kenji, Hokkaido Local and Our Japan Country Manager

27th October 2017 - Craig Charley

Our Japan Country Manager, Kenji Matsuzawa , is at the Telegraph Ski & Snowboard Show this weekend to answer questions on all things Japan, so we thought it was time to formally introduce him! Kenji flew over from Hokkaido this week to attend the Ski Show and meet our whole team on his first...

Snow-Camp Investment 2017 - Ski Show

Ski Safari Announces £125,000 Fund to Support Snow-Camp

26th October 2017 - Tara Rogers

We're delighted to announce a £125,000 funding partnership with national youth charity Snow-Camp. The three year project will support the charity (which launched in 2003) as part of a wider scheme to develop their strategy and infrastructure. The project aim is to support the organisation's long-...

SCGB Awards 2017

Ski Safari Comes Top for the Fourth Time

26th October 2017 - Craig Charley

Last night, Richard and Matt travelled to the Ski Club of Great Britain's Industry Awards party in London where Ski Safari received the award for Top Tour Operator for the fourth year in a row. Not the only reason to celebrate, our NPS score (which the awards are based on) rose once again to a...

Superfly Winter 2016 © Superfly Ziplines

Whistler Activity Bundles

25th October 2017 - Craig Charley

Take the guesswork out of your time off the slopes with our new Whistler activity bundles. As North America's largest resort, there's plenty of skiing to be done in Whistler, but there's also a huge number of world-class non-ski activities for all ages to enjoy. With everything from backcountry...

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...

Panorama Terrain Expansion - Piste Map

Panorama Just Got Bigger, Better and Badder

15th September 2017 - Craig Charley

Panorama has announced an extra 128 acres of 'monstrous' expert terrain for 2017/18, including an epic 6.5 km double-black diamond run fittingly named 'The Monster'. 'The Monster' joins three more new double-black diamond lines which will test even the most experienced skiers on the mountain. The...

Revelstoke - November 17 © Ian Houghton

More 'Stoke in 2017/18

1st August 2017 - Craig Charley

Revelstoke is celebrating its 10th anniversary with a major increase to lift capacity, which means more 'stoke for all in 2017/18. The Revelation Gondola is gaining 24 new cabins and the Stoke Chair an additional 21 chairs, taking the lift capacity from 7,299 to 9,700 skiers per hour. That means...

Banff Photographer

Ski Safari 2016/17 Photo Competition Winner Revealed

7th July 2017 - Craig Charley

Last winter, we asked our customers to send us their best photos from their ski holidays; more specifically, we asked them for their 'Ski Safari moments', those defining points that make a trip special. We were overwhelmed by the entries, with close to 450 photos and videos sent by email and posted...