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How to Spent It

Financial Times How to Spent It

Sophy Roberts

 

Australian Danielle Stynes holds the keys to the kingdom in the Alps: her company SwisSkiSafari (www.swisskissafari.com) specialises in very high-end ski and snowboard itineraries, using helis where they are allowed, primarily in Switzerland, but also in France and Italy. Highlights include visiting a monastery accessible only on skis, where monks welcome guests for tea, and nights in a private treehouse hanging like a giant icicle in a snow-laden forest. She focuses on accessing virgin territory – the average length of trip is four to 10 days.

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