Pure Powder’s Resort Guide: Revelstoke

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Pure Powder’s Resort Guide: Revelstoke

Location: Revelstoke Mountain Resort is located in North America’s ‘deep snow capital’ in the heart of British Columbia. It was voted Canada’s Best Ski Resort in 2020, which is most likely due to its 3,120 acres of skiable terrain that includes the longest vertical ski hill in North America, trumping Whistler in 2008 when their […]

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Pure Powder’s Resort Guide: Chamonix

Location: Chamonix is one of the oldest ski resorts in France located in the Haute Savoie region in the heart of the Mont-Blanc Massif. Famed for its spectacular cable car up to the Aiguille du Midi, Chamonix offers abundant snowfall due to its high altitude and is able to operate from early December to early […]

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Pure Powder’s Resort Guide: Klosters

Location: Klosters is a small village in the East of Switzerland overlooking the Austrian border.  With an excellent snow record and 300km in size, Klosters has 110 marked runs (20% are labelled easy, 40% medium, 40% difficult) with plenty of off piste action. Split into 2 parts, Klosters Platz is centrally located near the main […]

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Pure Powder Round-Up of the UK’s only Heli Ski Tour 2013

Every November, the Pure Powder team set out around the UK with ski guides from CMH to spread the heli ski love. This year we travelled the country for 7 evenings meeting 350 powder enthusiasts, drinking quite a few bottles of beer and handing out prizes courtesy of Ellis Brigham, Atomic, Surefoot and Arc’teryx. CMH […]

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Getting heli ski ready: How to find the perfect ski boot

We know how much an ill-fitting ski boot can ruin your time on the slopes. Good boots should give you 8 hours of hard skiing a day with slipper worthy support. Chris Lowe is UK Manager of Surefoot – the worlds’ leading custom ski boot fitter. With 14,000 boots to their name in over 26 […]

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‘McConkey’ Film Premiere – One Life, Live It.

On Monday 1st October 2013, Leicester Square saw the UK premier of ‘McConkey’, the brilliant biopic of the late great Shane McConkey. We were delighted to send along our Pure Powder competition winner James who won 2 tickets to the premiere on the day, courtesy of All Conditions Media. Here’s their summary of the night, […]

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Take Flight with CMH Heli Skiing this winter – Join us on our November UK tour

We can tell you endless ski stories of guests returning enraptured by CMH’s unique heli ski terrain in British Columbia or talk about our own trips to the powder. But sometimes it’s just nice to come and form your own opinion. Which is why we host our UK Heli Ski tour every November visiting cities […]

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Ben Saunders to the South Pole: The longest unsupported polar journey in history

Last week, I had the pleasure of attending an evening hosted by Bremont in honour of their ambassador, polar explorer Ben Saunders. One of our greatest adventurers, Ben is one of only three who has skied solo to the North Pole and also holds the British record for the longest solo Arctic journey. He is […]

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Heli Skiing – am I good enough and is it for me?

I was your classic European skier; happy to ski along the likes of Les Trois Vallees ready for the next vin chaud. A lazy skier shall we say. Even though I could confidently ski the piste no problem, off piste skiing was out of the question, preferring to watch friends hike up and battle down […]

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Ways to stay ski fit this Summer with Pure Powder

We can blame the British weather for one good thing this Summer – staying in shape. With afternoons of rosé, BBQ’s and ice-creams all washed off the menu we’re focussing on keeping those ski legs in shape whilst we still can. The minute the sun comes out I’m fully expecting excuses of all sorts so […]

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