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70 travel features tagged “Snow & Skiing”

Cross-country skiing in Washington’s Methow Valley

Scattered across a 125-mile trail network near the US-Canadian border lie enough adrenaline-charged moments to make the most experienced powder hounds grip tightly to their ski poles.
Read more… 04 December 2012


Finland’s native Sámi adventures

Finnish Lapland is a winter sports hotspot, where most of the arctic activities were born from the indigenous Sámi peoples’ need to survive in an incredibly harsh, icy environment.
Read more… 30 November 2012


Ice climbing in Canada

Skiing and snowboarding dominate the slopes of Jasper National Park in Alberta, Canada, but more adventurous travellers may also get to grip its frozen waterfalls of ice.
Read more… 26 November 2012


Five original Eurostar breaks

Beyond Paris and Brussels, here are five high-speed train trips you may not have considered, from hot springs with history in Germany to skiing in the French Alps.
Read more… 23 November 2012


Life in the fragile, frozen Arctic

Despite increased tourism and rising temperatures, the Arctic’s stunning landscape of crashing glaciers and elusive wildlife is still largely ruled by ice.
Read more… 20 September 2012


An expedition to the Arctic

Between June and September, the sun does not set below the horizon and the ice melts just enough to venture into the European Arctic’s remote wilderness.
20 September 2012


In Sweden, a long journey home

Following routes that their ancestors took millennia before them, the Sami reindeer herders migrate across the frozen wilds of northern Sweden.
Read more… 10 July 2012


Worldwide Weird

End-of-ski-season shenanigans

As resorts in the northern hemisphere wind down their seasons, cabin-fevered skiers and snowboarders gather for one last hurrah at these silly, slushy events.
Read more… 27 March 2012


Spring skiing, Japanese-style

The ski resort of Niseko, famous for the quality and consistency of its light, powdery snow, has one of the longest seasons in Japan with most runs staying open until early May.
Read more… 26 March 2012


The Passport blog

Ski to your whiskey in Park City

Ski-in, stagger out at Utah’s first legal distillery since 1870 and the world’s only ski-in gastro pub.
Read more… 17 February 2012


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