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Avalanche Safety: 3 Terrain Selection Mistakes To Avoid

Catgory: avalanche safety

On the 12th of December 2020, 40cm of fresh snow fell over two days in the northern French Alps in the Tarentaise Valley. The snowfall fell on top of a weak fragile layer and nine avalanches were reported the next day. These avalanches caused many injuries and luckily no casualties. In this blog I am […]

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HOW TO AVOID MAKING SKIN TOURING MISTAKES

Catgory: ski touring

THREE MOST COMMON MISTAKES WHEN PUTTING YOUR TOURING SKINS ON In this blog, I am going to talk about the three most common mistakes Skiers and Snowboarders make when putting on touring skins in the backcountry. Malfunctioning of skins in the backcountry is one of your worst nightmares and is best avoided. Learn how you […]

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How my ski dream turned to reality- My Story Freefloski

Catgory: basi

‘Ski teaching is not a proper job… Get a proper job…’ is what everyone would tell me. My story is different from most other stories. The majority of ski instructors come from a ski racing background. They are people who are born in the mountains and on skis. Just like you, I was an ordinary British […]

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Skiing for Prostate Cancer UK – A Great Man We Lost Due To COVID19

Catgory: skiing

Skiing for Prostate Cancer UK – Plateau to Summit Ski Adventures A Great Man We Lost Due to COVID19 Where and when will these events take place? New and for a part of this winter 20/21, I will be skiing for Prostate Cancer UK. I will be offering guided ski touring adventures, ski coaching, charity events and […]

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5 Tips to keep entertained through corona virus

Catgory: activities

Day 13: Corona Virus Lockdown in France  I never thought that I would be writting and sharing my 5 tips to keep you entertained through the corona virus. We are in such times of uncertainty and choas.  In different countries worldwide we find ourselves in some sort of lockdown to stop the corona virus from […]

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Part 1: Ski touring Col Des Fours, Val D’Isere

Catgory: activities

Part 1: Ski Touring the Col Des Fours in Val D’Isere Ski touring the Col Des Fours in Val D’Isere is part 1 of my top five classic ski tours in the Tarentaise Valley in the Northern French Alps. It is also part one of the series Best Ski Touring Routes on my Freefloski youtube […]

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Freefloski Featured in the Ultimate List of Best Ski Schools in France

Catgory: adventure

Ridestore Magazine Press Realease, 29th November 2019. Jocelyn Cockle (Floss) of Freefloski in Tignes has been featured as one of the best ski schools in Tignes by Ridestore Magazine. Ridestore complied a mega ulitmate list of the best ski schools in France for the 2019/20 season, after all, the countdown is on to many of […]

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Ski Touring Decision Making-Tignes 20th Nov 2019

Catgory: adventure

The Preparation: Always a good day ski touring in the mountains takes some sort of preparation. The night before I checked three weather forecasts one included my favourite snow-forecast.com. I decided that the conditions for ski touring were good for two days. In the morning I reaccessed the forecast. I packed my bag with enough […]

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5 Ski and Snowboard Touring Technique Tips

Catgory: backcountry

5 Ski and Snowboard Touring Technique Tips, courtesy off FREEFLO SKI The volume of riders heading into the backcountry have dramatically increased over the last decade. Today a large number of riders are heading for the backcountry in search for fresh tracks and the ultimate adventure.  Many of them are inexperienced when it is comes to […]

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