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
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
Continued from here The Vanoise Express takes you across to the far left side of the La Plagne ski area, so it’s a couple of lifts up before you even reach the first of the main La Plagne bowls. Each has it’s own character, similar to Les Arcs, but with much less in the way […]Read More Les Arcs with Wasteland Ski – Part 2