Welcome to Snow Enthusiast magazine
Welcome to Snow Enthusiast magazine, the free digital magazine for snow and ski enthusiasts. iPad, iPhone, Android and tablet friendly, it’s free for you to read – and share – either from this website or directly from our retail partner, Snow & Rock.
So whatever your plans are this winter we hope you enjoy our magazine, full of features that include how to get into snow sports for the first time, what young up and coming skiers and snowboarders to look out for, how to physically prepare for the slopes, destinations for beginners, families, off-piste experts and ski tourers, with an amazing trip across Iceland and of course our ski technique section to help you brush up before you head off. We also check out the latest kit and equipment and keep you up-to-date with all the latest news from the slopes.
So click here for the latest issue and enjoy!
Hopefully see you on the slopes somewhere this winter!
Rob Stewart, Editor
News and Features
Sports journalist and ski instructor Bruce Pope looks at how people in the UK can get into winter sports more easily than they might imagine. Have you ever fancied trying skiing or snowboarding but never quite got round to it? Maybe you’ve never really thought it was...read more
There’s a whole world of winter out there and literally infinite possibilities to explore the mountains, whether you’re a skier, snowboarder, toboggan rider, spa lover or an expert on Apple Strudel with a mission to find the very best example of this central European...read more
With a history of tourism that goes back much further than its relatively recent status as a snow sports area, the Gastein Valley – home to the resorts of Bad Gastein, Bad Hofgastein, Sportgastein and Dorfgastein - is better known for the healing properties of its...read more
Ski enthusiast and journalist Abigail Butcher takes to the road in the winter sports paradise state of Colorado, USA, ticking off some of the places she’d been dreaming about for years. I’m inching my way along a ridge, 100mph winds whipping snow into my eyes,...read more
Perhaps it’s not the obvious choice for a family ski holiday – on the face of it, one the largest ski areas in the Alps, dominated by its second highest mountain range, Monterosa, known more for its off-piste and ski touring than gentle blue and red runs – Champoluc...read more
The two initiatives, The British Snowsports Fund and The British Ski and Snowboard National Foundation, aim to bring in additional funding to grassroots projects, to the rising stars of skiing and snowboarding and to elite British athletes. The Fund will target the...read more
Action Outdoors has launched 64 new ski and snowboard courses in the French Alps that takes the total amount on offer to over 400. Targeting all ability levels from beginner to off-piste expert, the courses are all based in UCPA centres in major resorts. Holidays...read more
WE’VE GOT £1000S WORTH OF SKI GEAR AND TRIPS TO GIVE AWAY,
CHECK THEM OUT AND ENTER BELOW
WIN! a ski holiday for two in arinsal worth €1300
- Holiday in Arinsal for Two People
- 7 nights bed & breakfast accommodation at Hotel Xalet Verdu
- Return shared transfers from Barcelona airport
- Six-day full area Vallnord lift passes
- Six-day skis & boots rental
Snow Enthusiast have teamed up with Andorra Resorts to give away a fantastic holiday for two people to Arinsal, Andorra, worth €1,300!
Vallnord is a varied and exciting domain in the Pyrenees including the resorts of Pal-Arinsal and Ordino-Arcalis, with your full Vallnord passes you can take the whole week to explore them from the fantastic base of the Hotel Xalet Verdu in Arinsal!
Hotel Xalet Verdu in Arinsal is ideally situated just 300 meters from the main gondola in Arinsal, highly rated for couples, this chalet-style, family run hotel has everything you need for a relaxing and comfortable stay including a bar, restaurant and quiet break-away area. It’s also just a few minutes’ walk to Arinsal’s popular and welcoming après ski bars, meaning it’s the perfect location for your holiday.
For more information about Arinsal and Andorra please visit www.andorraresorts.com.
For the competition terms and conditions, click here.
Win Rossignol Ski Boots and Teko Ski Socks
We are giving one lucky reader the chance to head to the slopes this year with their very own advanced level ski boots courtesy of Rossignol. As part of the prize we will also send you a two pack of Teko FWT ski socks.
The winner will get to choose from either men’s Rossignol ALLSPEED PRO 120 or women’s Rossignol PURE ELITE 120, PLUS a pack of Teko FWT Ski socks. A total prize of up to £394.
The Rossignol ALLSPEED PRO 120 offers a customisable and streamlined construction with essential boot-fitting elements to ensure high-performance power, precision, and comfort. The Rossignol PURE ELITE 120 features a women-specific 98mm “Skinny” fit and delivers award-winning power and precision in a customizable, boot-fitter friendly design.
Teko FWT Ski Socks are born out of the experience gained by designing socks for some of the world’s best freeride athletes. The combination of medium cushioning and Sin3rgi yarn (a fusion of Merino and recycled polyester), make this sock one of the best in its category.
For the competition terms and conditions, click here.
Win a Month’s Supply of Jimmy’s Iced Coffee!
Jim’s love of Iced Coffee grew during his travels in Australia when it became the refreshing, pick-me-up drink that powered his road trip.
With a crew based in Christchurch, Dorset, Jimmy’s Iced Coffee is now fuelling the nation’s early starts, extreme sports, deadly hangovers and lengthy road trips so you can keep doing epic stuff whilst Keeping Your Chin Up.
Every carton we produce has only three simple ingredients; ethically sourced Arabica beans, 100% British milk and an incy bit of Demerara sugar. Plus, being made in Britain, it doesn’t have to travel far to get to you. Winner.
Ready for us to quench your thirst? Then enter to win a whole month’s supply (…if you’re not a winner then you can find it in Tesco, Sainsbury’s Waitrose, BP and more. YES!)
To enter, simply complete the form below
Get in touch
Target Publishing Ltd
The Old Dairy Hudsons Farm
Tel. 01279 810080
Fax. 01279 816496
Robert Stewart – Rob.Stewart@targetpublishing.com
James Rix – James.Rix@targetpublishing.com
Michael Wolstenholme – Michael.Wolstenholme@targetpublishing.com