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Board stupid

We’ve got the ski gear but we need to get to the slopes! Get us out of here on a Ryanair fl ight! Now! Photography by Cameron McNee.

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Want...
BEST NIGHTLIFE
Go to...
Ischgl

Austria’s number one resort for partying has a reputation for the best après-ski in Europe – nice for a traditional 10th century village. Make mine a glühwein.

Carly wears:
BURTON Blender board, €336,
BURTON Escapade Bindings, €190,
BURTON AK Rotor jacket, €336,
BURTON Emerald Boots, €168, www.burton.com,
EIDER Catina pants, €155,
OAKLEY O Frame Goggles,
both from www.snowandrock.com

Want...
THE BEST SKI LIFT
Go to...
The Vanoise Express
The Vanoise Express links the resort of Les Arcs to La Plagne which both together form the enormous Paradiski area in the Alps. If you want to get up to the slopes fast and from one incredible run to another this is where it’s at.

Sam wears:
BURTON Custom board €437
BURTON Cartels bindings, €201,
BURTON Jeremy Jones Boots, €168,
BURTON AK Midweight top, €45
BURTON The White Collection Mitt, €73
BURTON L Gore-tex Commissary Jacket, €436,
BURTON Ronin Cargo Pants, €168 www.burton.com
R.E.D Mutiny helmet, €73, www.redprotection.com,
KING Deluxe hoodie, €67, www.king-apparel.com

Want...
THE BEST SNOW PARK
Go to...
The Stash
The Stash snow park at Flachauwinkl in Austria - backed by über-snowboard brand Burton and consisting of ‘green’ obstacles made from wood and other natural materials – is the future of snow parks. So get your tricks on.

Carly wears:
EIDER Ilima GTX jacket, €360,
ICEBREAKER Olympia Crew, €62,
NORTH FACE Fembot Bib, £180, all at www.snowandrock.com,
ANON Realm goggles, €134, www.anonoptics.com
BURTON Lux board, €280,
BURTON Stiletto bindings, €123,
BURTON Pipe gloves, €39,
BURTON Emerald boots, €168 www.burton.com

Want...
THE BEST SKI RUN
Go to...
La Sarenne
La Sarenne in Alpe D’Huez is supposedly the longest piste in the Alps at 16km. If you want a huge variety of terrain to glide over La Sarenne is it.

Carly wears:
OAKLEY O Frame Goggles, €45,
ROXY Jewel Jacket, €168,
ROXY Quartz Pant, €95, all at www.snowandrock.com,
BURTON Feather board, €247,
BURTON Citizen bindings, €101, www.burton.com

Want...
THE BEST TRANSPORT LINKS
Go to...
Olso Winter Park Tryvann
Just 20 minutes from Oslo city centre, Olso Winter Park Tryvann is literally as close as you can get to a capital city offering 14 slopes and 6 lifts and masses of snow.

Sam wears:
BURTON Vapor board, €806,
BURTON C02 bindings, €280,
BURTON Ion boots, €257,
BURTON Paradise pack, €56, www.burton.com,
ALPINESTARS S Grip T-shirt , €34,www.alpinestars.com
Carly wears:
ICEBREAKER Olympia Crew, €62, www.snowandrock.com,
BURTON Ronin Mighty Mitt, €73,
BURTON Society jacket, €129,
BURTON Womens Day Hiker, €45, www.burton.com,
LOVE FROM AUSTRALIA Boots, Price on demand, www.lovefromaustralia.com

PHOTOGRAPHER Cameron McNee CAMERONMCNEE.COM
ASSISTANT Yasmine Braa
ART DIRECTION Andrew Boyce
HAIR & MAKE-UP Nikki Wolff using Dermalogica and Bumble & Bumble haircare
STYLIST Dominique Afacan
WORDS Matt Barr
MODELS Sam Skelsey @ Select, Carly Carter @ Nevs

15 January 09