Posts Tagged:ski resorts

Breuil-Cervinia, Aosta, Italy – Early season skiing & snowboarding in Europe

Early season riding at Breuil-Cervinia often resembles mid-season skiing & snowboarding at a lot of other places around the world. When you want freshies in October or November at a European ski area (or excellent skiing & snowboarding throughout the entire winter), head to the continent`s highest lifted point in Italy`s, Aosta Valley. Cervinia Skiing…

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Melchsee-Frutt Ski Area Review

A local`s favorite, little Melchsee-Frutt delivers a pretty big punch for a relatively pint-sized Swiss ski hill. Excellent snow totals, terrain for everyone, solid infrastructure and wonderful sunny aspect make it a great Central Swiss winter holiday spot. Melchsee-Frutt Ski Area Overview Melchsee-Frutt is an enjoyable, well-rounded Zentralschweiz ski gebeit. There`s a nice vibe with an…

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Stoos Skiing & Snowboarding Area Review

The Lake Luzern region of the Central Swiss Alps is one of the most scenic four-season locales anywhere. But when the snow starts flying above the Vierwaldstättersee`s Eastern shoreline, one small Swiss ski area — Stoos — compliments the idyllic beauty of the region in a big way.

Top Eastern US Ski Areas

Skiing & snowboarding in the US isn`t only about Colorado, Montana, Utah or other high-mountain Western destinations. That`s where you`ll definitely find some of the world`s best snow sports destinations, but these Eastern US ski areas on our short-list are well worth a visit for regional residents, travelers passing through or competitors looking to step-up…

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Alpine Responsibility Code

If you forget to use the +41 country code to call Switzerland from abroad, no big deal. You`ll get an annoying automated voice telling you to try another number, then just dial again correctly. But if you forget to follow the Alpine Responsibility Code ( ARC ) nobody can have a safe, fun time playing…

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Freestyle Skiing & Snowboarding Safety Education: Keep the park free of morons…Smart Syle it.

Crushing hand-placed steel, boosting out of the half-pipe or hucking your meat over table-tops isn`t exactly synonymous with safety. But if you want to do wicked things in the terrain park you need to be fearless and smart enough to respect the rules. Burton`s 4-step Smart Style methodology illustrated in the images above is super…

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Meringen-Hasliberg Skiing & Snowboarding Review

With world-class Engelberg-Titlis on one side and some of the most iconic mountains in the world — the Eiger, Jungfrau & Monch  — on the other, Meiringen-Hasliberg gets lost in the shadow of Swiss alpine giants. You could see how middle-child syndrome might make it depressing for little Hasliberg. But pity isn`t what applies here…it`s more…

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Engelberg-Titlis Skiing & Snowboarding Review

You found our site, so that probably means you`re into alpinism, skiing, snowboarding, mountain biking, hiking, climbing, parasailing, hang-gliding or other outdoor endeavors you`d expect to find in a place like the Swiss Alps. Good. We like you and you`ll like Engelberg.

Lake Luzern-Central Swiss Alps Skiing & Snowboarding

Beautiful and full of charm, most of the skiing & snowboarding resorts in the Central Swiss Alps remain out of the spotlight compared to other high-profile snow destinations in Switzerland. But this diverse, easily accessible ski region offers tons of family-friendly fun and plenty of un-family-friendly riding attributes for serious snow-sliders. Central Swiss Ski Region Overview Ski…

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Klewenalp-Stockhuette Skiing & Snowboarding Review

Unlike the world-class terrain of near-by neighbor, Engelberg, this family-friendly Central Swiss ski area wins you over with charm, not championship downhills or death-defying off-piste descents.

Nordkette, Innsbruck, Austria – Freestyle Skiing & Snowboarding – Nitro Skyline Park

Innsbruck, Austria is one of those places every snow junkie needs to visit. There`s so much charm amidst the medieval cobble-stoned old-town and so many world-class snowsports destinations within 1-hour that a single visit isn`t enough to even scratch the surface. The on-&-off slope appeal of this two-time winter Olympic host-city runs deep and so…

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Vogel Ski Center, Bohinj, Slovenia, Skiing & Snowboarding Review

Above the tranquil turquoise ripples of Lake Bohinj in Slovenia`s Triglav National Forest, Vogel Ski Center offers something for winter visitors of all abilities and riding styles. Well-groomed cruiser pistes, easy access off-piste & backcountry hiking routes, small but well designed terrain park, great mountain restaurants and less crowds than in other high-profile spots of the…

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