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Beyond the glitter and pizzazz: Skiing in Morocco is as vintage as it gets


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Zigzagging our way up in our four-by-four safari vehicle, on the twisty road and through tiny communities, there are some incredible vistas being revealed as we prepare to begin our latest skiing adventure in Oukaïmeden. Continue reading ‘Beyond the glitter and pizzazz: Skiing in Morocco is as vintage as it gets’

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Infographic of the week: Descending Everest by skis

Everest is by far the highest mountain in the world. The Earth Goddess of all mountains. The inspiration for all those who have stood on her summit. In our freerider soul it is the supreme descent, the ultimate ride.
In 2000, Everest skiiing Davo Karnicar, a Slovenian, became at the age of 38, the first person to carry out the complete ski descent of Everest. Continue reading ‘Infographic of the week: Descending Everest by skis’

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A practical gadget gives your phone a new charge

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Handy power when you need it the most

 

How many times have you been left out in the cold with a dead phone just as you came to use it? Now, a new practical charging unit from Powerocks may come in handy say, as you are trying to hook up with a friend who’s on the other side of the mountain. 

Best of all the stick is about the size of  lip balm and holds enough power for two full smartphone charges. The multi-purpose charger is 3.4 inches long x .86 inches in diameter is designed to slip into a pocket, purse or bag.jump castles for sale

The self-contained battery pack works like this: using the included USB-to-Micro-USB cable, you charge it via a laptop or desktop USB port. Then you clip that cable around and plug the Micro-USB end into your Apple or Android phone, or other small device. You can also use any USB charging cable for say, iDevices and other gadgets with non-standard connectors. The Super Magicstick comes in two varieties and retails for $39.99 in the US and $34.99 in Canada.

 

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Snow pummels the Pyrenees ski resorts

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The Pyrenees received an abundance of snow last week.

Record snowfall over the past week has transformed the Pyrenees on both French and Spanish sides into a vast winter wonderland. Some of the biggest snowfalls in a decade were recorded  forcing many road closures and logistical challenges throughout the region.  Continue reading ‘Snow pummels the Pyrenees ski resorts’

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Whistler is the hottest place to pick up Sugar Daddy

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Whistler ski resort is centre of attraction for meeting up with Sugar Daddy’s

When you are the number one ski resort in North America, then it shouldn’t come too as much of a surprise that it may be fertile ground to hook up with sugar daddy skiers. Whistler has come up on top of a list of ”Top 10 Sugar Daddy Ski Resorts in North America”. 

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Andorra offers the best value for the dollar, new study

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Andorra has the best bang for the dollar this year according to a latest study

 

An annual study sponsored by Post Office Travel Money concludes that average holiday costs to Soldeu in Andorra are 18% lower this winter than last. Continue reading ‘Andorra offers the best value for the dollar, new study’

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New Hampshire cable car celebrates 75-years

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Cannon Mountain Tramway circa image is credited with the development of skiing in the granite state.

Cannon Mountain  ski area in New Hampshire is celebrating 75 years since the construction of the first cable car in North America (or ‘tramway’ as our North America cousins prefer to call them). Continue reading ‘New Hampshire cable car celebrates 75-years’

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