December 08, 2005

Free PC ski game
There's a free downloadable PC based ski game available from the Austrian TV station ORF. The download is here. You'll have to navigate the Austrian licence and registration details but once done the game's great fun! There's a quick review...

December 09, 2005

Snowboarding on the rise? Not here.
There's a piece over on "Highly Obsessed: The Snowboarding Blog" about "older people" snowboarding which contains the following: "The more I ride the more I become aware of the fact that it's not just for kids... and that snowboarders seem...

Present ideas for skiers - Icebreaker "Skin 200" Merino Wool undergarments
It's that time of year again and I thought I'd post a few present ideas for those of you who have skiers to buy for. First on the list are any of the Icebreaker "Skin 200" Merino wool undergarment range....

December 18, 2005

Present ideas for skiers - Suunto S6 Ski watch
Continuing the Christmas present ideas theme, here's a gift idea for skiers and snowboarders who like gadgets. The Suunto S6 ski watch provides tools to analyse your ski day. I got one of these for my birthday last year and...

Colorado Backcountry
I've been reading JP's blog, "Colorado Backcountry" and it's really good. Lots of reports on his various backcountry trips, snowboarding in the kind of places that I can only dream of skiing. He's got a good and sensible list of...

December 28, 2005

Head Cam Cliff jumps at Kirkwood
I've mentioned before that I often ski around with a camera strapped to my head. These days it's less amusing to watch than it used to be when I had my first, home made, head cam rig. I'm still working...

December 30, 2005

Vintage Megève ski posters
The ski pass system in Megève is 'hands free' and the passes are credit card sized plastic cards. Last season, the passes all had various vintage ski posters printed on them. I've been looking around for a while now...