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Want to save big on your next ski trip? Take a caravan!

If there is one thing holding people back from taking a ski trip this winter, it’s the cost. According to research from Travel Advisor, even the very cheapest European destination can set a family of four back £1,600 for a week’s stay (taking into account the price of hotel accommodation, ski pass, ski hire, food and beer). Contrast this with […]

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3 top resorts for cheap skiing in Andorra

If you’re looking for a budget skiing trip with the family, consider booking your next break in Andorra. The nation has some excellent winter sports resorts, many of which offer real value for money, so you can focus on having fun rather than worrying about how much you’re spending. There are a number of locations throughout Andorra that boast perfect […]

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How to save money when going on a skiing holiday

Summer is officially over and the ski season is rapidly approaching.  With the drop in temperatures, the days are getting shorter and the nights longer, many people feel tired and depressed and lose their mojo.   Now is the time to dust off the ski gear and make plans for your next skiing / snowboarding trip.   Something to look […]

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Australia’s ski resorts – follow the snow

As the season in the northern hemisphere comes to a close, it is time for you ski and snowboard fanatics to start venturing further afield to quench your hunger for fresh powder and the perfect après party. Although it might not be the first thing that springs to mind when you picture the sun-drenched beaches and crashing waves of Australia, […]

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Siberian Black Ice Race 2012

In March 2012 you have the opportunity to race the across the oldest and deepest lake in Siberia and take on the World’s finest adventure athletes – are you ready for the challenge? The majestic Lake Baikal is the deepest lake in the world and holds 20% of the world’s fresh water –  with an average depth of 750m.  The […]

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Billy Morgan stomps first ever Triple Rodeo

UK rider Billy Morgan has become the first ever rider to land a Triple Backside Rodeo.   He was riding in the park at Keystone resort (Colorado). Billy makes it look real smooth and seems to have all the time in the world.   Kudos to his mate Ben Kilner who caught the action perfectly on film.     Billy […]

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Helen Skelton gets on her Ice bike for Polar Challenge

In January 2012, Helen Skelton plans to start her polar challenge for Sport Relief.   The presenter will attempt to travel 500 miles across Antarctica to reach the South Pole.  Helen’s plan is to reach the pole by ski, by kite and – in a world first – by bike.  Apparently “Success would set a new world record for the longest ever […]

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The Largest Snowman in the World!

In the UK, this time last year most of the country had ground to a standstill due to the amount of snow.   We are probably the laughing stock of the world not being able to cope with a few inches of fresh, but to be fair we don’t have the infrastructure to cope, nor do we reliably get enough […]

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Jamie Pierre – Death of a Legend

As you have probably heard, sadly Jamie Pierre was tragically killed last month in an avalanche whilst skiing in Little Cottonwood Canyon, Utah.   He was 38 years old. Matthew Jamison “Jamie” Pierre was a professional free skier and wildly known for his world-record cliff jump of 255 feet (78 m) at the Grand Targhee Resort in Wyoming.   Jamie had […]

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The Art of Flight – Snowboard movie review

I’m a bit late to the party with this movie, there has been a huge amount of hype since the premier was shown in New York City on the 7th September 2011.   The Art of Flight is the follow up to the hugely successful TITA (That’s It, That’s All).   Travis Rice has teamed up with director Curt Morgan […]

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