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Austrian Après: The Best Songs You'll Hear In The Bars

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No country quite does apres like Austria. French resorts usually have a DJ set and live bands playing the usual tunes, and yeah it's fun, but it's no different to what you would hear back in the UK. Austrian apres ski is completely different.…
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Tips For Starting A Career As A Ski instructor

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Chasing an endless winter and earning a crust as a ski instructor is surely the definition of 'living the dream'. To most, the thought of working multiple seasons in the mountains is nothing short of a pipe dream, but it might not be as hard…
Schermerbahn lift, Obergurgl, Austria

8 Of The Best Snow Sure Ski Resorts In Austria

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This ski season is now upon us! I'm gearing up for my 21st ski trip, and cannot wait to get back on the powder. This year I'll be heading back to Austria, a country I've not skied in since 2015. Austria has a lot of plus points: generally…
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A Long Weekend Skiing In Alpe d'Huez

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This years ski holiday saw me venture to the sunny* slopes of Alpe d'Huez, in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region of France. Up until last year, I have skied for at least once a week, every year since 2002. Aside from getting married, a big…
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Westbeach Daredevil Jacket Review

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[This product was gifted from Westbeach, however all views below are my own. Happy reading!] When Westbeach got in touch with me, I have to confess, I'd never heard of the brand. No surprise, given they are based in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. I've…
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SunGod Ski Goggles - A Video Review Of The Vanguards

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SunGod have launched a new pair of ski goggles - the Vanguards! I've been waiting on my customised pair arriving in the post, so when they finally got delivered on Saturday, I thought I'd do a little video to unbox them, show you what they…
Simon Heyes - skiing on the Zugspitze, Germany

How To Go Skiing On A Budget

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In one of my last ski blog posts I said that if you go skiing for a week, it will cost you around £1000. I still stand by that statement...if you plan on skiing for a full week. BUT...if you do some research into travel options, sales and…

Ski Lingo - All The Skiing Slang You Need To Know

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Whenever you learn a new activity or sport, you are classed as a beginner. For any beginner there is a large degree of learning, especially around the nuances of the language used within the activity or sport. Skiing is no different.…

A Slice Of Chalet Luxury In Meribel Village With Fish & Pips

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I've lost count of the number of ski slopes I've hurtled down in my lifetime. I will always remember my first slope, though. Without having had any lessons, and with the upmost stupidity and bravado, I chucked my 18-year old self down…