So, a trip the really didn’t go according to plan. A trip that took me into the US and (thankfully) back out again. A trip that decided my next home. A friend of mine was due to fly into Vancouver, and make her way over to Sun Peaks, but due to Visa issues, she got […]Read More To Banff and Back Pt.1
Heading out from Vancouver my first destination would be where I’d settle for the winter season, Canada’s Second Largest Ski Hill, Sun Peaks. It’s a pretty town, built in the saddle between three hills, one of the few resorts in Canada to offer a ski-in ski-out town, no driving each morning. The main street is […]Read More Sun Peaks, Good Times in British Columbia
So I was fortunate to get sent back over to Tignes this December to Head Rep for Wasteland Ski After 3 weeks in the resort last year, Tignes became one of my favourite resorts in Europe, I got to know the parks, the runs, the bars and even a couple of secret spots ‘off piste’, […]Read More Tignes (again) with Wasteland Ski winter 15/16
Continued from Part 1 The bars in Le Lac were pretty limited to Loop bar, although I heard that there were also some great restaurants in the village. Val Claret dominated there, with Saloon and DropZone offering student friendly prices and plenty of others happy to host us for a few hours. Some dishing out […]Read More Tignes with Wasteland Ski and BUSC: Part 2
So my last trip out to France for the season was to Tignes for three weeks. The first week was with WastelandSki and Ciren Snow, part of the RAUSS. The last two week were with BUSC for their Main Event. Tignes itself is split into a few villages spreading up the valley. The main is […]Read More Tignes with Wasteland Ski and BUSC: Part 1
So a little personal update for you all. I’m currently in London visiting friends and exploring a little more, I will soon be heading up North to Leeds for a week with Pre-Fit, then down to Bath/Bristol to see friends, then another week of fittings. After that, I’ll visit Cardif and Bristol again before I […]Read More Where am I?
Here’s a short list of who you’ll be seeing on the mountain, where they reside and how to identify them 1) The Aspen Skier Usually found in the nicer resorts, Meribel and Val D’Isere these are hardcore fairweather piste skiers. They’ll be on the blues and reds, competently winding their way down to the next […]Read More Snow Stereotypes