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Snowboarding in Les Gets (France 2020)

What is this post? – a blog about Jon and Vic’s snowboarding Honeymoon to Les Gets in January 2020; including details of flights, transfers, what the place was like, a review of the Pure Mountain Holidays ‘Chalet Elise’ and other practical info. Some context? – Jon has been snowboarding since 2001 and spent 8 full length winter seasons working in various resorts around the world in addition to various European snow trips; Vic learnt to snowboard in 2019 but…

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Snowboarding in Les Gets: Chapter Two (France 2019)

What is this post? – Chapter Two of Team Von Wizzie’s snowboard trip to Les Gets in January 2019; including a review of beginner snowboard lessons with MINT Snowboarding and various shots out and about on the slopes of Les Gets and Avoriaz. Some context? – I’ve been snowboarding since 2001 and have spent 8 full length winter seasons working in various resorts around the world in addition to various European snow trips. I’m also a Level 1 Snowboard…

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Top 3 Snowboard Travel Insurance Providers UK: Winter 2017/2018

It’s that time of year again.  Resorts across Europe and North America are reporting huge dumps of early season snow and posting amazing Insta photos of lucky buggers enjoying first lifts and freshies on opening day; all whilst we’re left hoping against hope that it might actually snow in the UK this winter. You’ve read all the early prediction weather reports and apparently, due to unseasonably low highs in counter-rotational stratospheric isotherms there’s a contra-indication that El Niño temperature fluctuations…

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