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Staying Safe After Heavy Snowfall In The Alps

My husband is currently in Niderau, Austria snowboarding with four mates. Last Sunday morning when I woke, the first item to catch my eye, scrolling on my smartphone, described high danger levels in Austrian ski resorts. Anxiety raised, I texted ‘im indoors pleading...

Are you ever too old to snowboard?

Snowboarding is perceived to be a young person’s sport, and having just watched the Olympics, where more than fifty percent of snowboarding medal winners were under 25, you’d be forgiven. In comparison to skiing, snowboarding is a relatively young sport, becoming...

What can I do in resort if I don’t snowboard or ski?

Most people go to the mountains to ride or ski the slopes with little thought to what other activities are available and, in reality, why would you? However a forced Alpine holiday without my snowboard (recovering from injury) made me ponder this very question. Having...

The Telegraph Ski & Snowboard Show: should I go?

Don’t let the sunny skies and mild weather fool you; autumn is here and with it the pre-season warm-up event, The Telegraph Ski & Snowboard Show. Recently re-located to Battersea Park, the four day exhibition showcasing retail stores, new launches and...