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Mountain Tribes: The Best Ski Resorts For Families

If you’re thinking of going on a family ski holiday this year then you’ll need to make sure you choose wisely if you want to avoid toddler tantrums or teenage strops. From accommodation to restaurants, activities to events, ski schools to local transport, there’s a whole lot of factors that go into making a resort family-friendly and […]

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The Perfect Introduction: Ski Touring In the Haute Pyrenees

We were beginners once too so we fully understand the importance of learning in a supportive and appropriate environment.  With the right kind of training from an encouraging guide in terrain that is suitable for your experience level, aspiring ski tourers will make swift progression in this most fantastic of winter sports. This is why we developed […]

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Introduction To Ski Touring Videos From Glenmore Lodge

These pointers from Glenmore Lodge – Scotland’s National Outdoor Training Centre – should help get you started with some of the basics and unravel a few potential mysteries ahead of your next touring trip. Moving safely and efficiently in the mountains requires knowledge and practice – it’s homework time! 1. Choosing a Ski for Ski Touring […]

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Five of the Best Ski Resorts in the World

These five unspoilt mountain towns are glitz-free zones where the skiing, friendly locals and authentic mountain culture take centre stage. If you’re keen to step away from the mainstream and discover a hidden gem this winter then these little-known resorts should get you thinking: 1. Montana Skiing, Whitefish – USA The likes of Aspen, Jackson […]

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Travel Inspiration: Champoluc, An Italian Hidden Gem

Situated in the Monterosa ski area, Champoluc is renowned for its quiet slopes, incredible off-piste terrain, excellent ski touring and family-friendly vibe. It’s a genuine alpine village with a soul that will keep you coming back for more. Take a look around:  

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Ski The Arctic – Where Those In The Know Go For Snow

It is this kind of magical winter experience that makes the Arctic region a magnet for an increasing number of backcountry skiers from all over the world. When winter begins to wind down in the Alps and North America, those in the know begin their annual pilgrimage to the pristine Arctic wilderness of Greenland, Iceland […]

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An Arctic Family Adventure in Finnish Lapland

A truly extraordinary part of the world, Lapland offers everything that an adventurous family could ever want from a winter holiday. The range of activities here is world class with something to tickle the icicles of every kind of polar explorer. From downhill skiing to Nordic skiing, from husky dog sledding to reindeer sleigh rides, […]

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Travel Inspiration: Summit To Sea Skiing in Norway

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Fastpacking Gear Guide: 13 Ultralight Backpacking Essentials

If you want to go further, faster, higher and deeper into the wilderness you need to leave the huge packs behind, carry only the essentials and make sure that your kit is lightweight, technical and ultra-packable. This becomes even more of a priority in mid-to-late summer when afternoon thunderstorms and shorter days can catch you by surprise. […]

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Travel Inspiration: Autumn in the Dolomites

  Autumn in the Dolomites from Cristina Limonta on Vimeo.

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5 Of The Best Autumn Adventure Destinations

1. Bend, Oregon – A Multi Activity Paradise in the Pacific Northwest World class mountain biking, trail running, rock climbing, hiking, fly fishing, SUP, kayaking, golf – this fantastic adventure town in Central Oregon really does have it all. We spent 3 weeks here last autumn and can’t wait to go back. Located just 3.5 hours drive […]

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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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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