Ok, I know this week is the big Ellis Brigham season opener- more on that to come on Saturday- but sometimes a skier just has to google cool ski experiences for the super wealthy. It's not that I'm particularly materialistic, I'm just aware that having a shedload of money means that you can do incredible … Continue reading Top holy-shit ski experiences for those who’ve got the cash
Retro ski gear hasn't exactly been banished to the wilderness all these years, but for a while, it was almost there. Or rather, it's been waiting patiently in the wings for enough people to snap up ironic onesies for it to start looking like a movement that major ski brands will be willing to pick … Continue reading Why Retro is Back
Chamonix is the sort of ski town you're either on board for, or you're really not. I've yet to find anyone who'd tell you it's just ok. It's either the European ski Mecca, or it's overrated, badly connected and far too low for ski in ski out accommodation. They're not entirely wrong about those last two … Continue reading Chamonix: Ski Town Special
Near the end of last season, I ordered an expensive, girly drink at the bar instead of my usual pint of beer. Now, as a skier, there are certain stereotypes that come with being the sort of person who buys a fancy mojito at apres ski. It's not a flattering one. So as I stood … Continue reading On Skiing as a Boy’s Club
If there's one area where things move fast, it's technology. Ski tech is no exception to this rule; from Carv (the virtual reality ski lessons) to AR Ski Goggles, there are always a few innovations a season. So, you ask, what's on the menu for 2017/18? Whilst there are a few great drones, wifi buttons, cameras … Continue reading Ski Tech: What’s New for 2017/18?