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Snowboarding adventures in the UK and across Europe. Love exploring new resorts as well as sharing my love of all things snow with family and friends.

Young boys snowtubing

Top Tips: Skiing Holidays with Young Kids

From my first winter holiday aged 24, I fell in love with snowboarding and the mountains. When children came along, I was naturally keen to share my passion with them from the earliest opportunity!

Piste

Top 5 Highlights: Family Skiing in the Val di Fassa

It has been 5 years since our last visit to the beautiful Val di Fassa and things have changed a bit both in the valley and as a family (we are four now rather then three!). Here are my top 5 highligh…

SkiWelt

Snowboarding in the SkiWelt

The girls trip is now an official annual fixture! In 2018 we headed to Western Italy and explored some of the local ski fields of the Piedmont region. In 2019 we spent a long weekend in St-Jean de Six…

Snowboarding

Review: Wear Colour Women’s Ida Snow Jacket

The time had come – my well-worn Bonfire snowboarding jacket was starting to show its age (it had lasted the best part of eight winters) and so I needed to find myself a new one! I hate buying new clo…

La Clusaz

Snowboarding in La Clusaz & Le Grand Bornand

After last years girlie ski weekend we were all keen to make it an annual fixture on the calendar. This year we decided to head to St-Jean de Sixt and the ski areas of La Clusaz and Le Grand Bornand. …

Mini shredder

Junior Snowboarding Lessons at Tamworth Snowdome

After the debacle that was skiing lessons in Châtel. I had promised my little boy he could try snowboarding, to be like Mummy and Daddy! So, as we were up in the Peak District for a wedding I booked …

Snowboarding in Powder

Family Ski Trip to Châtel

This years annual family ski trip was to Châtel. Part of the massive Portes Du Soleil ski area, which we have visited before, staying in Les Gets. But this was our first visit to Châtel. Just a sto…

Snowy mountains

Snowboarding with the Girls: San Domenico and Domo Bianca

It was going to be a bit of a random trip – a group of mates, some old, some new, a chalet in the middle of nowhere, owned by a friend of a friend and the chance to ski some local ski areas in Piedmon…

Burton riglet park at Tamworth

The Big Bang Snowboard Show at Tamworth

The annual Big Bang Show by TSA was held over the weekend of the 14 & 15th of October at the Tamworth SnowDome. It is a fab opportunity to demo the new seasons boards as well as doing some coachin…

Skiing in Civetta

Late Season Skiing in Civetta, Italy

I thought I would have to forego my yearly visit to the mountains due to the arrival of our second child in February. But we managed to sneak in a last minute trip at the very end of the season. Choo…

Les Gets

Snowboarding in Les Gets with the Family

Choosing a destination for a winter holiday is becoming more tricky with an increasing number of factors to take into consideration. This year we picked Les Gets for our family snowboard trip and we w…

Snowboarding with Aimee Fuller

Feeling Lucky! Snowboarding with Aimee Fuller

I don’t win competitions – I think the last time I did it was an Easter Egg colouring competition when I was about 7!! So I was more then surprised when I got a call last week saying I’d won a day…

Toddler in the mountains

Snowboarding with a baby…Part II

After the success of last years snow holiday with a baby (you can read all about here), when my son was just 8 weeks old. We decided to take a gamble and take him with us again this year! So this is s…

Off-piste in the Dolomites

A Taste of Off-Piste Snowboarding in the Dolomites

We decided to do something different on the final day of this years snowboard trip and head off-piste! This would be my first experience of proper off-piste snowboarding in the spectacular Dolomites. …

Family with baby in the mountains

Snowboarding with a baby!

After finding out that I was expecting, my thoughts quickly turned to how I was going to fit the baby in with my love of snowboarding! My little boy was boy was born in December 2013, and eight wee…

Alta Badia

Snowboarding in Alta Badia

After many years of going to the Val di Fassa we decided to try out a different valley (brave of us!). So we picked the Alta Badia region and stayed in a village called La Villa. La Villa is a smal…

Les Gets with mates

Snowboarding in Les Gets

One snowboarding trip a year just isn’t enough and when you have mates doing a season somewhere…well it’s rude not to! We took the opportunity to go a short break to Les Gets. Jumping on an e…

Burton snowboard

Review: Burton Deja Vu Flying V

Buying a new board is always a moment of trepidation, can it possible live up to expectations and can it possible replace your old, well loved, dog-eared board? I took the plunge and purchased a Burto…