Close
This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse this site, you're agreeing to our use of cookies. Find out more

Kit and instruction news

POC Will Polarised Sunglasses
POC Will Polarised Sunglasses
Our resident gear expert Alf Alderson reviews POC's superlight sunglasses - the Will Polarised
Dragon MountaineerX Sunglasses
Dragon MountaineerX Sunglasses
Gear expert Alf Alderson kicks off our newly revamped Kit & Equipment reviews with a test of the hardy but stylish Dragon MountaineerX sunglasses.
Scott Superguide Carbon free-tour boot - full test
Scott Superguide Carbon free-tour boot - full test
There's a new kid in town; the Scott Superguide carbon. Think about is as the renowned Scott Cosmos touring boot but on a heavy dose of performance enhancing drugs. The Ski Club's resident Kit & Equipment Expert, Al Morgan, has been lucky enough to test a pair, and here's what he thinks.
SIGB Ski Test Week - what is it, and what goes on?
SIGB Ski Test Week - what is it, and what goes on?
This February around 50 ski brands headed out to the mountains to showcase next season's gear. Welcome to ski test week. An intensive - yet productive - four and half days, attended by retailers, journalists and magazines.
Ryft Falcon Goggles - Full Test
Ryft Falcon Goggles - Full Test
A new kid on the block in the world of ski goggles, Ryft only came into the market last winter, but with a bold look and a great value product their future looks as bright as their colourful designs.
Learn how to get the best shots with your GoPro this winter!
Learn how to get the best shots with your GoPro this winter!
Tom Ewbank, the Ski Club's video producer, talks us through a few hot tips that will make a BIG difference to your GoPro footage this winter.
The winners of the 2016 Ski Tests are...
The winners of the 2016 Ski Tests are...
This year 18 skis have been awarded either as a Top Performer (a stand out ski in that category) or Top Value (outstanding performance for the price) in men and women's skis across three categories; Piste Performance, All Mountain and Freeride.

Features

Back to skool in St Foy
Back to skool in St Foy
Our guest writer Alf Alderson hops on his mountain bike to explore one of the Tarentaise's lesser-known mountain resorts.
Laax aiming to become the world's first self-sufficient resort
Laax aiming to become the world's first self-sufficient resort
The Swiss resort of Laax is well on the way to becoming the world's greenest ski resort through their Greenstyle initiative. New lifts are powered by solar energy, heat and rubbish are recycled and...
Where the road ends... Kaunertal is just getting started
Where the road ends... Kaunertal is just getting started
Kaunertal glacier lies deep in the heart of the Eastern Alps, straddling the border between Austria and Italy, and far from the maddening crowds
Cliff top thrills in Switzerland
Cliff top thrills in Switzerland
Although winter is coming to a close, it doesn't mean your adrenaline hits have to disappear with the snow. Get up close and personal with the alpine summits of Switzerland through their cliff top...