Update from Jamie
I have had a very useful rest day today (6th March), mainly holed up in the Hotel room in Lucerne, Switzerland. I must admit I might have overstretched myself in terms of daily driving, the first 3 days were each over 8 hours, which is like back to back transatlantic flights – and I’m the pilot. Read the rest of this entry »
What a great day Jamie has had, three counties skied in one day (France, Italy & Switzerland) and he even found time for a quick crash on the slopes! We have sponsored Jamie on two out of the three countries skied today – France & Switzerland and what a fantastic adventure he is creating for such a great cause. Catch up with his Day 5 video blog post of his Ski World Record below.
We can’t even see Jamie due to all the snow fall in Andorra! Catch up with his Day 4 video blog post of his Ski World Record below.
We’ve finally caught up with him! Jamie’s now into Day 3 of his Ski World Record. Here’s his video blog update from Day 3 when he takes on Spain.
Jamie’s now into Day 2 of his Ski World Record after his successful Scotland check point yesterday. Here’s his video update from Day 2 of his adventure driving.
Ski World Record: Day 2 Video Blog
Ski World Record: BBC Interview, Day 1
The BBC have been in contact with Jamie regarding his Ski World Record and gave them this fantastic interview from Day 1 in Scotland, take a listen below:
Ski Independence are proud to be supporting Jamie Stevenson’s attempt to break a Ski World Record to ski 20 countries in 31 days. Jamie is raising money for Disability Snowsport Scotland and he aims to raise enough for a brand new sit ski.
Ski World Record: Day 1 Video Blog, Scotland
Even though there’s still a long way to go this winter, especially with the huge snowfalls over the last couple of weeks, we’re delighted to say we’re now making bookings for the 2014/15 ski season.
For our pick of the best photography and videos from the current winter, take a look at our Latest Snow Photos page, and for more information on how to book your winter 14/15 holiday, read on. Read the rest of this entry »
Recently back from a week’s skiing in St. Moritz, the Ski Independence Sales Manager, Gareth, has been lucky enough to visit a huge number of our featured resorts – from humble skiing beginnings at Cairngorm Mountain to the heady heights of the Aspen Highlands Bowl. Here are Gareth’s recommendations and the top 5 experiences on his wish list. Read the rest of this entry »
Ski resorts in Colorado, USA have just witnessed one of the biggest storms in many years in what has been dubbed the ‘Storm of the Century’. There were accumulations of over 60cm of snow in 48 hours in Breckenridge, Beaver Creek, Vail and Keystone! These are the largest snowfalls since the 2000-2001 winter season and totals for the 48 hour period to the 31st January were:
- Vail: 66cm with 5,289 acres of skiable terrain accessible by 31 lifts.
- Beaver Creek: 71cm with 1,832 acres of skiable terrain accessible by 24 lifts.
- Breckenridge: 81cm with 2,907 acres of skiable terrain accessible by 35 lifts.
- Keystone: 68cm with 3,058 acres of skiable terrain accessible by 19 lifts.
The only way to do justice to this amazing news (save for booking a flight and getting out there to experience it for yourself!) is to marvel at some awesome photos from the last few days: