Allll righty then. So, you've had the story of my 3 day snowboarding trip to Innsbruck, and how I snowboarded three different resorts in 3 days - Nordkette, Patscherkofel and the Stubai Glacier - well now here's the spend report. What did it all cost? Before reading any further, would you like to win a free pair of the above Sungod [...]
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The Oslo Vinterpark lies just outside of the Norwegian capital, offering residents the jealousy inducing opportunity to spend almost 5 months of weekends and evenings (and day times if you're skiving off) Skiing or boarding it's perfectly groomed slopes. It's the dream! The Oslo Vinterpark With the promise of snow just a short hop [...]
Snowboarding in Krvavec, hopefully you've read the article by now .. no? Well I'll post a link below, but in a nutshell Krvavec was cloudy, but still a great budget destination for snow lovers such as myself, who need a quick fix over a weekend. http://www.backpacksandbunkbeds.co.uk/slovenia/cost-snowboarding-in-slovenia-krvavec/ So that was the article, and while I threw [...]
Budget snowboarding in Slovenia, it is most certainly possible, and I'd like to think I've already proven once it before, having visited and written all about my taking to the slopes in Vogel (2015). This year however it was the turn of Krvavec, Slovenia's #1 ski resort according to its website. Whether it was and [...]
Grandvalira is the largest ski area in Southern Europe. Located in the tiny country of Andorra, Grandvalira is considered the home of tax free booze and shopping, but more (much more) importantly it's home to some 210km of blacks, reds and blues, spread across some 6 different sectors. It's big! Click here to see the [...]
A weeks snowboarding in Pas De La Casa, what a blast that was! Andorra's première snow resort did not disappoint as my 2016 snowboarding destination of choice, and having been elected Crystal Ski's Gadget Guru #SkiExplorer for 2016 and then spending a week gracefully (that might be a lie) working my way up and down Pas [...]
So I've been making a bit of noise over the past couple of years around my new found love of snowboarding. Last year I was lucky enough to fit in trips to both Slovenia and France, having travelled to Bosnia, Scotland and Bulgaria in previous years to get my snow fix. Well, no prizes for [...]
Ah Slovenia, what an amazing first visit to this wonderful country I just experienced. Whilst I knew of Bled's beauty prior to my visit, I still wasn't fully prepared for just how amazing it was to be, nor was I prepared for the affordability of its skiing and snowboarding opportunities. On reflection, 5 days in [...]
That's it, done. 100% confirmed. I hereby commit (whilst my knees are still able) to snowboarding at least once every 12 months for the rest of my life. I am without a doubt, hooked. Hot on the heels of 4 days snowboarding in Valmorel, it was off to Slovenia for another bought of snow based [...]