Monthly Archives: August 2013



(Reuters) – Firefighters, aided by subdued winds, pressed their tactical advantage for the third day of a major air and ground offensive against an Idaho wildfire that has forced the evacuation of more than 2,000 homes near the world-class ski resort of Sun Valley, Idaho (USA). Part of the firefighting assault on Monday, day 12 of the so-called Beaver Creek…


Afriski is one of only three ski resorts on the Southern part of the African continent. Situated in Lesotho’s majestic Maluti Mountains, only 80km from the South African border, Afriski attracts thousands of visitors – skiers, snowboarders, telemarkers and spectators alike – to its snowy slopes every year. Afriski has established itself as a top skiing and snowboarding destination, situated…


Where the Apres ski starts at lunchtime & the sun’s always shining, Tignes boasts one of the highest ski-able glaciers in the world, which usually offers great skiing and boarding between June and September. Expect good quality hard-packed snow in the morning which warms and softens nicely throughout the day; the conditions are quite easy to ski and snowboard on,…