High Altitude Harmony: Skiing Vail, Colorado

, December 5, 2017

Found west of Denver along the iconic Interstate 70, Vail is one of Colorado’s premium alpine resorts for winter and summer adventures. The area is blessed with perfect Rocky Mountain summers filled with sunshine and famously snowy winters. In the summer mountain bikers descend and backpackers descend upon the town but what really sets this resort aside from the rest is its widely diverse terrain for winter sports in this part of the Rockies.

Top of The Three Valleys: Val Thorens, France

, February 3, 2015

Val Thorens, France: the pinnacle of Alpine ski resorts, sitting at a healthy 2300m as the highest in Europe. VT is part of the Les Trois Vallées and as le plus grande domain skiable du monde (the largest linked ski area in the world), the resort accompanies Courcheval and Meribel as one of the mighty titans of Europe.

Afghan Ski Challenge 2012

, March 23, 2012

Earlier this month, an unusual event took place in the Koh-e-Baba Mountain Range in the central Bamiyan Province of Afghanistan. For just the second time, the Afghan Ski Challenge (ASC) found its form, … Read more

Electric Visual EG2 Goggle

, February 24, 2012

When it comes to eyewear, maximizing performance and style is essential. Based out of California, Electric Visual are a team of innovators, investing in the production of sunglasses and snow goggles. As one of the brands at the forefront of optics design, Electric bring together the latest and greatest high performance technology with unique designs that reflect the youthful and fun spirit of today’s adventurers.

Prodigy Ski from Faction Skis

, February 22, 2012

After testing The Agent 100 for a couple of weeks, I was lucky enough to try out Faction’s The Prodigy skis over a weekend in Switzerland which saw Verbier receive … Read more

Salomon SPK Pro Ski Boot

, February 20, 2012

Having spent a considerable number of seasons off-piste and in the park whilst wearing racing boots, my shins were slowly being shot to pieces. Tired of post-ski hobbling, I vowed … Read more

New Mayentzet Chairlift in Verbier

, February 6, 2012

This season Verbier, Switzerland has increased the speed of access to the main part of the mountain, Ruinettes. The previous slower 4-seater chairlift at Mayentzet and the following (even slower) 2-seater chairlift at La Combe has now been replaced with a single, high-speed 6-seater chairlift.

Obermeyer Coco Jacket

, January 29, 2012

Since 1947, Obermeyer has endeavored to create the finest gear for the inexhaustible snow adventurer. For women looking to invest in an outer layer that will not only keep up in the harshest of conditions, but function as a lightweight wind barrier on warmer days, the Coco Jacket’s array of versatile features make it a necessary addition to your snow get-up.

Skiing in Winter Park, Colorado

, December 24, 2011

Located 67 miles northwest of Denver, Winter Park/Mary Jane is the perfect spot for day trips or spending your holiday vacation. While the resort’s five different regions offer terrain for all levels, what truly sets it apart from other Colorado ski resorts are its steep, relentless mogul runs and unmatched tree-skiing. Don’t let the typical family-friendly image fool you into thinking you’ll spend most of your day waiting in long lift lines and dodging gapers. With over 3,060 skiable acres and 1,212 acres of off-piste terrain, 53% of which is designated ‘Most Difficult’, these mountains will show you a good time, that is, if they don’t wear you out first.