5 Technique Tips for Skiing Powder

1. PLATFORM As opposed to piste skiing, a narrower stance is better when skiing in powder snow, especially if you’re lucky enough to be skiing untracked fresh powder! The reason for this is simple, you’ll have more float because the 2 skis close together will act as one large ski. This helps as you need… Read more »

4 Japanese ski resorts you’ve probably never heard of…

No. 1. Tomamu The towers of Tomamu Alpha resort rise out of the central Hokkaido mountains like space ships. The area is well known for dry cold conditions. Here you will find superb powder snow that stays in good condition under blue bird skies making for some great off piste skiing. One of the best… Read more »

Five Reasons why Canada has the best Heli-skiing on the planet

No. 1. SNOW – 10 to 15 meters fall each year! The Pacific Jet Stream carries moist, warm air from sub-tropical climes which cools and condenses when it collides with cold arctic air flowing south – the result is perfect light, dry, knee to waist deep powder. No. 2. SPACE… Canada is the second biggest… Read more »

Mount Etna – Skiing a live Volcano

During a spring ski touring trip between Alagna and Saas Fee our guide, Alberto Zuchetti, mentioned that in the summer he guided walkers on the volcanic island of Stromboli. He went on to say that skiing off-piste on nearby Mount Etna was not to be sniffed at. Back in London, I mentioned this nugget of… Read more »

Go High With Skiing

Or dine on sushi – 2 Michelin star style – in Niseko, thepowder capital of Japan. Experience new heights of servicein fantastic boutique hotels and luxury apartments.Or how about Italy, an entire alpine hamlet has become the magnificent Hotel Mascognaz, with a selection of luxurious suites for you to choose from. Only accessible by snowmobile… Read more »

A life of luxury

Or dine on sushi – 2 Michelin star style – in Niseko, thepowder capital of Japan. Experience new heights of servicein fantastic boutique hotels and luxury apartments. Or how about Italy, an entire alpine hamlet has become the magnificent Hotel Mascognaz, with a selection of luxurious suites for you to choose from. Only accessible by… Read more »