Early season snow in Cervinia, Italy and Courchevel, France

A weekend spent skiing or snowboarding in the high resort of Cervinia, Italy on 16/17th November provided some great early season powder. The views...

Splitboard touring adventure in Georgia Pt1

Georgia might not be many people's choice of ski destination but the huge Caucasus mountains are rapidly growing a reputation in adventure travel circles...

Exploring the Monte Rosa Ski Area, Italy

The Cable car brazenly states "Freerider's Paradise", from where I press my face up to the scratched glass scanning the endless off piste bowls,...

A quick ski day in Verbier, Switzerland

So after the excitement of waist deep powder in Chamonix two days ago on Sunday we drove over to the freeride mecca of Verbier. ...

Ski Touring – Col de Cicle, Contamines

So with no fresh snow for a week and decidedly early season conditions, we decided to do a couple of splitboard tours on weekend...

The stunning Rio los Cipreses and Altos del Lircay National Parks

Rio los Cipreses and Altos del Lircay are two of my favourite parks we visited. Both are located in middle Chile and both a...

Snowboarding in Bariloche, Patagonia

Bariloche is in the Lake District in Argentina. It is technically just north of Patagonia but the name Patagonia brings more evocative images for...

Winter Hiking in Torres del Paine, Patagonia, Chile

This is a rather epic blog post about both just getting to and then exploring a rather incredible place even more so in the...

Snowboarding The High Andes – The Movie

This is the 3rd and final edit from our splitboard ski touring of South America. In the shadow of Aconcagua, we tour at breathless heights...

Splitboard attempt on Mt Blanc

Our attempt to splitboard Mt Blanc was all a bit last minute. It started on Saturday morning when the weather forecast looked good for...

Powder Chasing on Aiguille du Midi lift in Chamonix – Vallee...

  Last week I spent my long lunchtimes snowboarding the excellent Plan de l'Aiguille area in Chamonix. This is the mid station of the Aiguille...

Spring powder quest – Splitboarding around Brevent, Chamonix

So with the season feeling like it has ended rather abruptly we went in search of good snow. We obviously had to get the...