Now that I’ve visited a fair few of these, I think it’s time to give you a little run down of my thoughts and hopefully pass on some useful information to people who are looking at coming across for a holiday or season. A note for Europeans – North America doesn’t have ‘Red’ runs, they […]Read More Canadian Ski Resorts – Which is the best?
When you’re days off line up with a buddies in a town like Banff, you make plans to get out and explore – so this time we headed south. We had both visited Fernie before, but again the town surprised me in it’s friendliness and accessibility, it’s such a typical mountain town it’s almost cliche. […]Read More Fernie and Castle, Road Trippin’
Taking the opportunity to explore is definitely one of my top priorities, so an open invitation down to Vancouver Island was the perfect chance to get a holiday from my holiday. Driving with a friend down to Vancouver was interesting, mostly thanks to the blizzard we drove through at night. Simply following the tracks left […]Read More Vancouver and the Island – Pt. 1
Continued from here Getting out of Calgary was surprisingly easy, straight through and out the bottom, on the road south towards my next destination – Fernie. The only issue I had with this road, was the lack of gas stations, I ran out part way and had to hitch a ride, buy a gas can […]Read More To Banff and Back Pt.3
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