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. So after almost a year in the planning, a last-minute accommodation cancellation and 10cm of…

Review: Kinder Snowboard Intro Lesson 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 him onto a Kinder Snowboard Intro lesson at Tamworth Snowdome as a treat on the way home….

Family Ski Trip to Châtel

The annual family winter holiday and this years chosen destination, after much research, was Châtel. Part of the massive Portes Du Soleil ski area, which we have visited before, but not stayed in Châtel, which is just a stones throw from the Swiss border. After the heaviest snow falls in Bath that I can ever…

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 and it is a fab opportunity to demo the new seasons boards as well as doing some coaching sessions for FREE! We decided to make the trek up from South West for…

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 after a trip to the pub (where the best plans are made!) we managed to sneak in a last minute trip at the very end of the season. Hastily arranged flights…

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 and we were not left disappointed. This years group was all about family, me, my husband our two year old, my sister and my Dad and his partner….

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 small village but is well connected to the Dolomiti Superski network. There is a really…

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? This is the Burton marketing spiel; Run after run, it just gets more and more fun. Life is full of compromise, with one exception—your snowboard. Full-tilt technology…