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Explore Quirky Canmore While Skiing in Canada

Quirky Canmore One really fantastic place the Summit & Blue team loves spending time in is Canmore, in Alberta. It’s about 80kms from Calgary, just on the outskirts of Banff National Park. It’s also only an hour from the accommodation in Lake Louise, so it’s well worth stopping off on your way to or from […]

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An Insider’s Account of the Maratona dles Dolomites Bike Race

This summer we came across an article written by Peter Walker, a journalist for the Guardian who joined the 2015 event. What we really love about his account is the juxtaposition of the endurance with the overwhelming sense of achievement that he felt during this race. Peter Walker is not a pro and his description […]

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Top Tips for White Water Rafting Activity Holidays

Safety First White water rafting is a great family activity in that it offers the element of adrenaline without the very real dangers of something more extreme like skydiving or base jumping. However, that being said, it’s still safety first all the way. On our French activity holidays in Les Gets that include white water […]

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The Maratona dles Dolomites Cycling Weekend

The Race The Maratona dles Dolomites has just been completed for its 29th year (on July 5th 2015), with a field of around 9,000 from all over the world, including Italy, Germany, Holland, Belgium, Britain, America, Australia, Brazil – and many others. With temperatures hotter than in previous years, it was a tough race for […]

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Skiing in Canada – A Cracking Winter Ski Safari

Why Canada? There’s a marked difference between holidaying in a European ski resort and a Canadian one. That’s not to say one is better than the other – simply different. What’s important is what appeals to you, personally. We at Summit & Blue are passionate about skiing in Canada and we know areas like Kicking […]

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