1. Ortovox Free Rider 16 at the Zugspitze

We tested the Free Rider 18 backpack by Ortovox. This backpack comes with a removable back protector and the capacity to hold 18 litres. This is suitable for long days on the slope, allowing you to attach your snowboard, helmet and more ! The Free Rider 18 is manufactured to the highest level of quality and designed to be comfortable for wearing the whole day.

2. Sizes for ski boots

If you’re heading to the slops this year you might find the chart that’s below handy. Traditionally sizing for ski boots was done with the Mondopoint scale. Mondopoint shoe size scale is actually the ISO standard which “is based on the mean foot length and width for which the shoe is suitable, measured in millimetres.” […]

7. Learning to ski

Read our tips on skiing, and let gravity do the rest ! It may seem daunting learn how to ski, I’m sure we all remember how we got on learning to cycle. It certainly can be more daunting as an adult, but don’t despair you won’t be the only adult on the slopes learning.

8. Outdoors Ireland Relaunched

With all the news of the general election coming in March, and the state of the Irish economy, we needed to find some happy news this Friday. So a few minutes ago there was a nice bit of news on twitter today, from Outdoors Ireland (www.outdoorsireland.com) that they have launched their new website. Outdoors Ireland, […]

14. Skiing in France

French skiing resorts are very popular with Irish skiers and snowboarders. One of the main advantages of France as a ski destination is it’s short flight time from Dublin & Cork. The French Alps is the number one destination for Irish heading on skiing holidays. Top French Resorts France boasts some of the best ski […]

17. Skiing in 2008

We will try to give you some ideas of what are the best offers in your search for the snow in 2008. If you have any hot tips or news on deals that might be of interest to our readers either contact us or add it in the comments section (if you are a company […]