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A quick holiday guide to skiing in Zermatt

If you fancy a quick trip abroad to ski and relax, I have come to the conclusion that skiing in Zermatt is an excellent way, if not the only way to go. On Wednesday afternoon I was sitting in the off piste and heli skiing workshop that is the Pure Powder office on what was turning into another […]

Posted by: Claire Matheson

The Best Skiing Restaurants

Obviously the downhill bit is the most important part of any skiing holiday but pretty close behind in our book is lunching on the mountain.  There are few greater pleasures than kicking back for a long and tasty lunch after a hard morning of skiing, safe in the knowledge that you’ve definitely earned it with all that pre-lunch activity. So, […]

Posted by: Suzy Small

The best off piste runs in Europe – the Pure Powder guide

Our gift to you – our best off piste skiing in Europe highlights.  When dreaming of powdery mountain skiing, it is easy to get swept up in visions of heli skiing in Canada and Alaska and other faraway places. Consequently, it is easy to forget about the lift-accessible powder playground sat right on our doorstep. As a result, the […]

Posted by: Rebecca Robinson

4 Things I learnt about CMH heli skiing in Revelstoke with Pure Powder

There is some epic tree skiing on offer I’ve discovered that the thrill of steep tree skiing causes me to break out into song. Yodelling to be precise. Apparently the reaction (similarly seen on rollercoasters) is caused by a mixture of adrenalin and excitement. In hindsight, you’d think the hazards would make me think twice […]

Posted by: Suzy Small

4 of the best Summer Skiing Adventures in Chile

If you are contemplating following the snow southwards this year then have a look at our top picks for some fantastic South American skiing & heli skiing suggestions in and around Chile… 1) The ultimate heli skiing adventure… Heli Skiing from a Luxury boat off the coast of Patagonia For a truly unique Chile heli […]

Posted by: Charlie Brooksbank

Off Piste skiing with Pure Powder in Klosters

Skiing in one of the finest resorts in Switzerland may conjure up grand ideas of royalty and fur headwear but I was pleasantly surprised when I visited Klosters last weekend for a Pure Powder Off Piste trip. The snow had an unbelievable base 3 metres deep so I was pretty excited to be out skiing […]

Posted by: Suzy Small

The top two off piste ski resorts in Switzerland

It’s a tricky one to narrow it down to my two favourite off-piste ski areas in Switzerland as there are so many worthy contenders!  No doubt everybody has their own personal favourites, but here are the two I’ve gone for: ONE// The Hidden Gem of off piste skiing: Klosters Klosters has always made the headlines […]

Posted by: Charlie Brooksbank