Girlie Camps are holding their seventh season of snowboard camps for girls and are heading to the Swiss mecca of Laax to hold them.
The camp has an exclusive set up with lodging in the Curnius building. You wake up on the mountain at 1800 m, with only 50 m to the world-famous Laax Pipe. After four nights you move down to stay at The Riders Palace, a hotel specially designed for skiers and snowboarders, who like to be in the right spot. It’s a major party palace with a hotel disco and cool bar.
The camps take place from March 7 to 14 and from March 14 to 21.
They cost 840 euros for the week and this covers:
* Accommodation 4 nights up on the mountain with breakfast and 4 dinners.
A new exhibition to celebrate Britain’s snowboarding creative talent opens in a couple of weeks in London.
The LCB surf/skate/snow store in the east end has teamed up with Whitelines magazine to host the exhibition which will showcase the world of Britain’s most established and talented photographers and designers.
The show opens on Thursday March 4 and runs until April 1. The store at 121 Bethnal Green Road is open 8am to 7pm daily.
Here’s who you can see in the show:
Nathan Gallagher, born in the mountainous climbs of the West Midlands in the UK, his
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