Instagram vs. Reality: What Skiing Is Really Like…

Because it isn't all about champagne powder and epic après ski

Winter is here, which means it’s time for all of those bastard friends of yours on skiing holidays to bombard your Facebook and Instagram timeline with snaps of them on the slopes.

But as you well know, things are never quite as rosy as they appear on Instagram. Here are a few examples of skiing #nofilter….

Skiing over Christmas on Instagram

A photo posted by Brody Leven (@brodyleven) on


Skiing over Christmas in reality

Powder days on Instagram

Powder days in reality

Mountain cafes on Instagram

Mountain cafes in reality


Your chalet on Instagram

A photo posted by Laura (@thelauren90) on

Your chalet in reality

Hitting the park on Instagram

Hitting the park in reality

Your ski crew on Instagram

Your ski crew in reality

The pistes on Instagram

The pistes in reality

Après ski on Instagram

Après ski in reality

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