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Keme conquers Gulmarg

Keme conquers Gulmarg

Keme Nzerem conquers Gulmarg in Kashmir, India – the Channel 4 star takes on the world’s highest runs and the world’s highest après ski. [vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]”So would you like to come to a party tonight? A Kashmiri party?” With a ...

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Val Desire

Val Desire

John Hill discovers the Alps best ski retreat It’s very rare for me to sign or leave a recommendation in a hotel guest book, but I did last week after a stunningly-great ski weekend in Val d’Isere. I simply wrote ...

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The Oregon Trail | Part 2

The Oregon Trail | Part 2

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]Written by Jonah Whitaker – part 1 found here Now as someone quickly pointed out to me, Bend is a drinking town with a serious ski problem. A town of 80,000 with no less than 15 separate microbreweries. The ...

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The Oregon Trail | part 1

The Oregon Trail | part 1

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]Written by Jonah Whitaker – The rain dripping down the window of the achingly-hip organic brewpub in Portland, Oregon, was bothering me unusually. Not the rain itself. No, I was bothered because every drop here was floating down as ...

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Next Year’s Gear

Next Year’s Gear

Reported by Sally Ann Voak – Fantastic fashion, sensational equipment and gadgets have just been highlighted at Britain’s annual Slide trade show at Telford (organised by Ski Industries of Great Britain). [vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]This year’s show was sold out, which reflects ...

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Ski Safety

Ski Safety

Should the Sochi Olympics inspire a late-choice trip to the mountains, here are ski expert physician Simon Moyes’s top tips to prepare you for your trip. [vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]1. Start to prepare at least four weeks before your trip, particularly if ...

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Vitara so Grand

Vitara so Grand

Being well used to driving a much-smaller Suzuki in London and whizzing round and in and out of traffic I found the chunky, positively gutsy Grand Vitara was a bit of a handful at first. [vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]But after getting it ...

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Scots record snow

SCOTS ENGULED WITH SNOW! PIC attached james     Europe and North America are enjoying a great snow season, and whilst Britain has been flooded the Highlands has been hit too – but with snow. Sunday  was the busiest day ...

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La Tania

La Tania

A small ski village which has easy access to neighbouring Courchevel and Méribel, La Tania grants the option of a 3 Valleys lift pass with 600km of skiing. La Tania is by far the best value of all the 3 ...

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