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Indoor Skiing: Learn to ski without the resort price tag

Skiing and snowboarding aren't often celebrated as easily accessible sports, but all that is changing with the introduction of indoor slopes in over 20 countries around the world.

Whilst dry slope skiing has been around since the early 1970s, recent developments in snow cannons and investment in indoor skiing has allowed the winter sport to be practised all year long.

You can pick up a whole day skiing for around £40 including hire of equipment with tuition for an hour and a half for around...

Posted by Cags R under Skiing on 22 December 2013 at 12:00 AM • Read more »

Top 10 Big Winter Challenges

The clocks are back, the weather's got colder and the Christmas comercials are on the TV again - winter is here!

Do you let the colder weather keep you indoors? Here are 10 Challenges to tick off in winter to make sure that you're still out there having adventures regardless of the weather:

  1. Climb a mountain in winter - former user of the week, Justin is challenging you to climb in winter conditions. Grab your crampons, your ice axes and a Thermos flask and head up a mountain this winter!

    "T...

Posted by Cags R under Running, Skiing, Cycling on 20 November 2013 at 12:00 AM • Read more »

Top 10 ski resorts in Europe and North America

Our friends at Ellis Brigham are real experts when it comes to skiing or snowboarding. Between them, their staff have ridden most resorts in the world, won multiple championship titles and survived avalanches, so there are few more qualified to give honest, expert advice on equipment, clothing and where to go! We asked their team to select their top resorts in Europe and North America for advanced skiing/snowboarding, the family holiday, value for money, nightlife, and luxury - and this is wh...

Posted by Mike H of Ellis Brigham under Skiing, Snowboarding on 4 November 2013 at 12:00 AM • Read more »

Alone In Antarctica: how to overcome the alone-ness of a big challenge

Felicity AstonWhen was the last time you were alone?

Before you answer I need to clarify - by ‘alone’, I don’t mean simply ‘by yourself’ when there might be someone in the next room, or in a building across the street. I mean the last time you were somewhere without any sign of another human being. It’s amazing how many people, when they think about it, realise that they have never, in their whole lives, been truly alone. For many sports people, however, it is a little different. Their discipline might in...

Posted by Felicity Aston of Alone in Antarctica under Skiing on 24 September 2013 at 11:00 PM • Read more »

Earn the view

All over the world, there are views which can only be seen through sport - whether it's the view on a trail run or the view from a skydive, sometimes you really feel like you've earned a good view! That's why we're sharing some of your 'Earn the view' moments:

The TS Photographers Tribe is a goldmine for photos of epic places which are only accessible through sports - whether it's hiking, skiing or mountain biking, these views are not to be missed.

No car access here - Tiffany G takes on th...

Posted by Cags R under General, Hiking, Skiing on 8 June 2013 at 11:00 PM • Read more »

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