It’s Bring Your Dogs to Work (on Indoor Snow) Day

Manchester’s indoor snow centre Chill Factore is celebrating ‘Bring Your Dog to Work Day’ (Friday 23rd June) by welcoming dogs to join its employees to gain work experience.

The pooches are assisting the Chill Factore team with lessons on the beginner’s slope, offering a helping paw on the guest services desk

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17 products that’ll help you have the best Fourth of July ever

July 4, 2017 marks the 241st anniversary of the adoption of the Declaration of Independence. Surely you’ll be spending the day celebrating the wonderful country that is the United States of America. As a small homage to our native land, we’ve rounded up a few items that’ll take your Fourth

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Josh Jespersen sets new Colorado 14er speed record

In 1991, Lou Dawson, of Wild Snow fame, became the first person to ski all of Colorado’s 14ers over a period of 13 years. As of May 21, ski-mountaineer and Navy SEAL Josh Jespersen scaled them all in less than five months.
Scaling even one of Colorado’s mountains above 14,000 feet

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New Chambery Flights from Doncaster Sheffield Airport

Hot on the heels of their announcement of new services from Exeter Airport for skiers and snowboarders next winter, Crystal Ski Holidays say there’ll also be new direct flights from Yorkshire for the 2017-18 ski season thanks to a new route from Doncaster Sheffield Airport (DSA).
The new route to Chambéry

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Watch Swiss ski resort Verbier grow over 80 years (in 20 seconds!)

Winter sports tourism has dramatically changed life in the Alps, bringing new challenges as well as more people. This is how Verbier has changed over the years
This fascinating graphic was made by Fiona Pia, a Swiss architect who specialises in alpine architecture and urban planning, plus hotel design.
Last year she published

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Editor’s Review: Turtle Shell 3.0 waterproof, bluetooth speaker, by Outdoor Tech

Hey, when you’re through reading about the awesome speaker, below, go ahead and dive into the shoes, cooler tubes, trousers and chinos we just reviewed.
Welcome to another installment of Editor’s Review from FREESKIER. Each week our editorial staff provides in-depth, honest reviews about the gear they’re testing on a weekly

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The winner of the 2017 Evie Pinching award for emerging talent is… Thomas Gerken-Schofield!

The 2017 Ski Club of Great Britain Evie Pinching award supported by Switzerland has been won by Thomas Gerken-Schofield a 19-year-old Mogul Skier from Chelmsford, Essex.
 
Thomas managed to secure the public vote which this year saw incredibly close competition right up to the last hours of the poll. The other

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British Airways adds new routes to its winter ski flight schedule

BA expands its winter ski routes to the Alps with additional flights and two new routes from Heathrow
As part of the improvements to its winter flight schedule British Airways is launching two new routes from Heathrow to Grenoble and Turin, and increasing the number of scheduled flights to other popular

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