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The Ski Podcast wins ‘Best Wintersports Podcast’ Award

The Ski Podcast wins ‘Best Wintersports Podcast’ Award

The Ski Podcast has been voted ‘Best Wintersports Podcast’ in the 2022 Sports Podcast Awards. The prestigious Sports Podcast Awards honour the best global sports podcasts, with 25 categories up for grabs. There were entries from 13 countries, and the shortlisted finalists were announced on 07 January 2022. Over 20,000...
'Ski Launch 2021' in London

‘Ski Launch 2021’ in London

Earlier this month, Iain from Skipedia hosted the forum element of ‘Ski Launch 2021’, the annual event for ski industry professionals organised by Paddy Daly, from Paddy PR. Tour operators, destinations and journalists gathered to exchange ideas and learn best practice from the presenters. The keynote speaker was Debbie Marshall...
Why do we love photos of 'déneigement'?

Why do we love photos of ‘déneigement’?

Are you a ski/snow/mountain company? Do you want to increase your engagement on social media during the spring months? You need photos of ‘déneigement’… We’ve previously noted on Skipedia how people love photos of dogs in snow, almost as much as they love photos of cars buried under the snow....
'UTMB' article in Trail Running Magazine

‘UTMB’ article in Trail Running Magazine

How do you train for the infamous UTMB ultra marathon – 165km with almost 10,000m of climbing – if you live in the UK? Iain answers this question in his recent article for Trail Running Magazine, as he describes his training plans before he takes on this world famous race...
'Ski Flight Free' article by Skipedia in Telegraph Ski & Snowboard Mag

‘Ski Flight Free’ article by Skipedia in Telegraph Ski & Snowboard Mag

Iain started the ‘Ski Flight Free‘ campaign in September 2019 to try and encourage more skiers to travel to the Alps by train or (a fully laden) car instead of flying. Iain’s opinion piece on the subject appeared in December’s ‘Telegraph Ski & Snowboard Magazine’. You can find the article...
Ski Touring in Morocco: A Photo Essay

Ski Touring in Morocco: A Photo Essay

Iain from Skipedia recently went ski touring in Morocco. Flying into Marrakech, and then travelling to Imlil (1740m), Iain then spent three nights at the Refuge des Mouflons (3207m), ski touring to different 4000m peaks. Ski hire was from Braemar Mountain Sports, guiding and logistics were organised by Toubkal Guide. You...
Iain Martin wins award for ‘Best Online Article’ from France Montagnes

Iain Martin wins award for ‘Best Online Article’ from France Montagnes

Yesterday saw 17 French ski resorts and regions gather in London for the annual France Montagnes UK press launch. Resorts including La Clusaz, Les 2 Alpes, Les Menuires and Tignes were joined by regional organisations Savoie Mont Blanc and the French Pyrenees as they briefed the UK press on all...
'I'm a modern-day Batman' says anti-ESF campaigner

‘I’m a modern-day Batman’ says anti-ESF campaigner

These are difficult days for the ESF in the UK. The current legal cases against Simon Butler and Le Ski have stirred up plenty of negative sentiment within the British market against the ESF. Both cases – which deal with different aspects of the law – are currently at different...
Why do chalet girls bake a cake every day?

Why do chalet girls bake a cake every day?

Okay, not strictly anything to do with marketing, but just for fun… So why do chalet girls bake a cake every day? As far as I know chalets have always left out a cake for their guests to tuck into for ‘afternoon tea’. After a long day on the slopes,...
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Saulire Cable Car in Courchevel will not re-open until summer 2023

Saulire Cable Car in Courchevel will not re-open until summer 2023

According to the latest edition of Montagne Leaders magazine, the Saulire cable car will not open again until summer 2023. Damaged in pre-season testing Readers may be aware that during a standard pre-season check on the 120-capacity cable car in September 2021, both cabins were damaged as they crashed into the lift stations. The lift...
Overnight Ski Train article on InTheSnow Magazine

Overnight Ski Train article on InTheSnow Magazine

Iain recently travelled on the inaugural Travelski Express ski train service direct from London St Pancras to Bourg St Maurice in the French Alps. His article on the experience was published on InTheSnow Magazine: You can also watch this video about the journey: And, finally, if you prefer listening only, then why not check out...
Ski Touring in Les Menuires article on InTheSnow Magazine

Ski Touring in Les Menuires article on InTheSnow Magazine

Iain’s article about ski touring at night in Les Menuires has been published at InTheSnow Magazine. He was guided by Clement Dalmais from the local ESF on the climb to the Refuge Lac de Lou. He stayed overnight in the refuge and then ski toured from there to Point de la Masse the following morning....
China & India: The New Snowsport Markets To Watch

China & India: The New Snowsport Markets To Watch

With the Beijing Winter Olympics coming up in less than a month, snowsports awareness is reaching a new peak in China. The winter sports market in China is one of the fastest growing in the world – estimated at over $126 billion at present and expected to reach over $160 billion by 2025. A new...
The Ski Podcast announced as finalists in Sports Podcast Awards

The Ski Podcast announced as finalists in Sports Podcast Awards

The Ski Podcast has been nominated for ‘Best Wintersports Podcast’ in the upcoming Sports Podcast Awards 2022. The podcast was shortlisted by a select group of some of the biggest names in the sports podcasting industry, including Craig Strachan (Amazon), Alec Donics (Spotify) and Ben Green (The Athletic). Iain Martin, presenter of The Ski Podcast...
"The Exciting Mountain Atmosphere..."

“The Exciting Mountain Atmosphere…”

“The exciting mountain atmosphere gives you a great feeling of well-being” As seen in the classic ski publication ‘Learning to Ski’ by Schools Abroad: