162: Skiing in Ukraine, trains to the Pyrénées & ‘Around the World in 50 Slopes’

In Episode 162 of The Ski Podcast, we find out about skiing in Ukraine, trains to the Pyrénées and travel ‘Around the World in 50 Slopes’.

Iain is joined by UK ski journalist, Patrick Thorne, Sian Grigg from Pyrenean Odysseys and Jem Rose from PowderMad.


  • Patrick was in Val Thorens for ‘La Grand Derniere’
  • Sian skied in Grand Tourmalet
  • We featured skiing in Georgia in Episode 37 of The Ski Podcast
  • The Ski Podcast is sponsored by Les 3 Vallees – the largest ski area in the world
  • Val Thorens is celebrating its 50th anniversary this winter


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Andy Thain: “Keep up the good work”

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