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Sangria And Skiing: Baqueira-Beret In The Spotlight

Look out Chamonix, Jackson Hole, Verbier and Whistler – there’s a new kid on the ski block and it goes by the name of Baqueira-Beret! At this point you’ll either be nodding knowingly if you’ve heard of Baqueira or frantically googling because you have no idea where we’re talking about. Having visited the resort for the […]

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Gear Guide: The Best Backcountry Ski Touring Gear For 2017-18

What was once a core sport for a committed niche audience has been garnering mass appeal at a rapid rate in recent years. Backcountry skiing – or ski touring – appeals to so many because it offers something more than the prescribed experiences we are so regularly spoon-fed these days. Escaping from the confines of the […]

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Whistler, Canada: Top 10 Tips For The Perfect Family Ski Holiday

If you’re looking for a family ski trip of a lifetime then Whistler Blackcomb has to be the ultimate destination. Voted North America’s #1 Best Ski Resort for three years in a row, Whistler is totally set up for families with excellent facilities on the mountain including the Whistler Kids Snow School, specially designed family zones, enchanted […]

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The Story Behind Summit & Blue : Interview With MD Richard Edwards

Summit & Blue was born out of a desire to explore and go on an adventure. Four years ago, our MD Richard Edwards made the bold decision to go it alone and set up an adventure travel business in an extremely competitive market. We sat down with Richard to find out a bit more about the origins and goals of the company, […]

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Travel Hacks – Tips & Tricks for Smart Packing

Enjoy going on holiday but hate trying to squeeze all your gear into your case? Take the stress out of summer holiday packing with these awesome travel hacks by someone who clearly has a lot more time on their hands than the rest of us!    

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Skiing in Scandinavia: Is Åre The Best Ski Resort In Europe?

Arguably the best ski resort in Scandinavia, Åre (pronounced aura) is a snow-sure destination located 220 miles south of the Arctic Circle. Whilst temperatures can be a tad chilly here from time to time, Åre is a warm, welcoming and trendy place with excellent skiing, fine dining and a cosmopolitan vibe. Think pine-scented saunas, pristine slopes, […]

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Nimmo Bay Wilderness Resort : A Canadian Backcountry Retreat

Accessible only by helicopter, float plane or boat, Nimmo Bay Wilderness Resort offers a luxurious opportunity to escape from the noise and constant chatter of daily life. To unwind and unplug. To tune into the sights and sounds of the natural environment. To authentically engage with your surroundings and the people you’re with. The family-owned and run […]

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Travel Inspiration: The Surf Club Keros, Greece

Ideally positioned in one of Europe’s best surf spots, Surf Club Keros is a mecca for kiteboarding and windsurfing, luxury lodge and spa all rolled into one. The eco-friendly, luxury safari tents come equipped with private verandas, LCD TVs, Nespresso machines and most importantly, endless ocean views. Take a look around then get in touch and we’ll send […]

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Our Top Three Summit To Sea Ski Touring Destinations

This part of the world is a paradise for backcountry skiers of all levels and abilities and what makes it so special is the ‘summit to sea’ ski experience – you quite literally ski from the top of the mountain right down to the shoreline. The ability to combine mountains with the ocean is unique and the […]

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Beyond The Ski Resort – Experience Winter Away From The Pistes

This just in! There’s so much more to winter than going up and down the slopes of a ski resort. Beyond the pistes lies a whole new world of fully immersive, frost-laden, life-affirming activities that are guaranteed to knock your icicles right off. Here at S&B, we’re big believers in the ‘whole’ experience. If you […]

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Iceland – A Skier’s Journey

Delve a little deeper into the history, myths and legends and the incredible skiing in the Westfjords of Iceland. In Iceland’s rough and remote Westfjords region, Chad Sayers, Forrest Coots, and Chad Manley step back in time to revisit a way of life that lasted 1,000 years. With the guidance of local friends Siggi Jonsson […]

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Norway In The Spotlight: A Summer Adventure In The Fjords

Visiting the Norwegian fjords really is something every outdoor and wilderness lover should experience and we believe one of the very finest ways to do it is on board the HMS Gassten. This elegant, stylish wooden naval boat is unique in so many ways and provides the perfect base for a special and memorable adventure in […]

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Finding adventure across the world to share with those who seek the thrill of a holiday like no other. For me there is always a new destination to explore or a new adventure to have in a familiar place. Join me as I introduce you to new challenges in new places, give you advice on enjoying your adventure holidays, keep you up to date with special offers and competitions and share my favourite adventure pictures and videos from across the Internet.

Richard Edwards, Managing Director of Summit and Blue