A Ski Podcast Special: Skiing in Afghanistan

In this Special Episode of The Ski Podcast, Iain speaks to James Willcox, founder of Untamed Borders, about skiing in Afghanistan and the Afghan Ski Challenge. 

SHOW NOTES

  • This is Untamed Borders’ 11th ski season guiding skiers in Afghanistan 
  • They have taken skiers to the Panjshir Valley, Badakhshan in the far North East and the Salang Pass that links Kabul to Mazar e Sharif
  • Bamian remains best place due to good security and awesome scenery
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  • You can listen to Iain’s interview with Battleface CEO Sasha Gainullin in Episode 68
  • Battleface will offer you insurance for trips to countries such as Afghanistan when travel is not recommended
  • Find out about the Afghan Ski Challenge here, which started in 2011
  • Watch footage from 2019 Afghan Ladies Ski Challenge and boys’ wooden ski race:
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