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Top locations for 2013 season

When it comes to picking your holiday, it can be a little tough to decide where to go. Do you want to go to some of the world’s most challenging slopes of France, to the family friendly slopes of Austria, or the scenic slopes of Andorra ? My family, myself, my wife and our 2 10 year...

Record snow in Japan

This year Japan has seen some of the best snow in decades. In some places the snow reached up to 15m high. Of course the Japanese have technology to insure that the skiers can get to slopes in Tateyama safely. They used GPS to accurately (down to 1cm) plough these roads between the...

Inghams.ie Closes

As pointed out to use by a member of our skiing forum, the ski operator Inghams.ie has ceased operation in Ireland after 25 years. They have the following message on their website stating: THURSDAY 4 AUGUST 2011 Inghams regret to announce that it has reluctantly decided to cease tour...

Tamsin and Kirsty McGarry

Trawling through the internet today I came across the following official video by RTE. It’s an interview with two of Irelands Olympians Tamsin & Kirsty McGarry when they were featured on Bulletin TV last year. The pair from Dalkey, Co Dublin have represented Ireland at the...

4 top skiing videos

Last week we asked on twitter for some suggestions of your favorite skiing videos and friendly Mr. Paul Gilpin (@paulgilpin) responded with some of his top videos. He is a big fan of the GoPro cameras, and below is 4 examples of people using them in a creative way. GoPro cameras are...