Hailed as 'touring without tears', the ski safari opens up the world of backcountry. Here are a few of Europe's finest, chosen by four of the best British Mountain Guides.
If you haven't already discovered the pow-haven/adrenaline-pumping/awe-inspiring thrills that ducking under the ropes brings, here's our concise(ish) guide to all things backcountry.
They can take years to plan, and be over in a matter of hours, but the rush can last a lifetime. Here are five of the best ski adventures, chosen by five of the best British Mountain Guides.
Planning on heading in to the Backcountry this winter? Whether it's a short boot over a col or a full blown multi day tour, Martin Chester has the lowdown on the essentials you don't want to leave without.
Want to duck under the ropes and get away from the crowds? Whether it's a short boot over a col or a full blown tour miles from the lifts, these are the essentials you need to make escape as easy as possible.
Fancy mounting a last minute ski weekend mission this season? British Mountain Guide Martin Chester gives you the lowdown on how you can ditch your Saturday morning cup of tea for some fresh pow in double quick time.
Unstable snow packs, boulders disguised under light dustings of powder, crevasses masked by early drifts - there are plenty of good reasons for not donning a pair of skins until Spring.But choose carefully and there are amazing fresh tracks out there. Here, five British Mountain Guides suggest their favourite early season ski tours.