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Rupert Hatfield

Canada & USA Product Manager

A Ski Safari Relic

Joining in 2003, this year will mark 20 great years with Ski Safari.

Skier or snowboarder

Most definitely a skier...

Ski/ boarding history

I lived the dream and spent years doing ski seasons - 11 in total - if you can't ski after that then there is something wrong - over 1700 ski days total so far!

Favourite ski safari

Rockies Loop - an epic adventure to some of my favourite resorts including Kicking Horse, Revelstoke, Banff, Lake Louise and Panorama.

Best mountain moment

Seeing my kids (Betsy, Tom and Tess) on snow for the first time - they definetly have the moves!

Last resorts visited

Norefjell in Norway.

Next trip

Palisade Tahoe in the USA.

Interesting fact

During the pandemic, I did Just Eat food deliveries...

Top ski trip recommendation

Whether a skier or boarder then get your own gear - a bit of a hassle but so worth it.

Latest posts from Rupert Hatfield

Bluebird Powder Day in Vail © Jack Affleck / Vail Resorts
5th October 2023
The Best Ski Resorts in the USA
Home to nearly 500 resorts across 37 states, choosing where to ski in the USA is no easy feat. Luckily, we’re here to help! From legendary mega-resorts to hidden gems yet to be unearthed by UK skiers, these are the best ski resorts in the USA based on our two decades of skiing there.
Whistler Couple Bluebird © Tourism Whistler / Mike Crane
8th March 2023
The Best Ski Resorts in Canada
Since joining Ski Safari back in 2003, I've sent thousands of customers to Canada and I know which resorts stand out and keep them coming back year after year. Incredible scenery, varied terrain, superb snow and welcoming locals - the best ski resorts in Canada have it all and so much more.