Archive for January, 2014
One of the Ski Independence reservations team, Jamie Stevenson, is embarking on an incredible challenge in March of this year: to ski 20 different countries in just one month, break a Guiness Ski World Record and raise money for Disability Snowsport Scotland. As a fully qualified ski instructor there’s no doubt that he’s up to the challenge – he just has to hope his car and the sat nav are too!
With reports of vast amounts of snow in Canada, the USA and Europe, we wanted to share the good news with you! Here’s a short snow update for some of our featured ski resorts in the USA, Canada, France and Switzerland. Read the rest of this entry »
Andy is one of the longest serving members of our reservations team and he really knows his stuff, has visited resorts all over the world and is a pretty good skier to boot. A fully qualified BASI instructor, Andy still manages to get a couple of weeks teaching in each season in some of his favourite resorts and has often accompanied our group trips like the Monster Ski challenge.
Read on to discover Andy’s ski bucket list top 5, his favourite places to stay and his recommendations for couples and families. He also shares some memorable ski experiences from trips to Chamonix and Whistler. Read the rest of this entry »