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Written By Hazel Butterfield Yes, the skiing is amazing. The variety of non-ski/board winter activities are quite frankly, excellent. But the creative little so and so's in Ischgl don't relax for the summer, they do this... Brace yourself. After smashing t
VinceTheSnowVole · 23 days ago

Written By Hazel Butterfield When I was asked to check out what this resort has to offer, I popped over for a few (extremely packed) days and experienced as much as we could squeeze into our schedule. I see every trip as a potential experience, to find som
VinceTheSnowVole · 24 days ago

For alpine ski-racing purposes, the USA is divided into three "regions": Western, Eastern, and Rocky/Central. The Rocky/Central Championships, held recently at Vail / Beaver Creek, are contested by the best 14 and 15 year olds from Arizona, Colorado, Illin
MartinBell · 40 days ago

The cream of the world’s ski industry is set to converge on Cortina d’Ampezzo, the dazzling Queen of the Dolomites in northern Italy. The chic ski town is hosting this year’s International Ski Travel Market from 12 to 14 March and an expected 65 internatio
Ski-write · 57 days ago

The Tirolean ski resort of Galtür is rekindling snow love for ‘returning skiers’ with a dedicated ski course.   Galtür's offer includes equipment hire and a specially-formulated ski course designed for guests who have skied before, and may even be very
Ski-write · 61 days ago

If you’ve got little ones in your family and you want to start them on their first steps into skiing, we understand that you need to ensure you choose a suitable resort. Things that you may need to consider are child- friendly accommodation and whether you
AlpineAnswers · 95 days ago

Sculptors have dished up a treat for skiers and snowboarders in the Tirolean wintersports resort of Ischgl. The annual Shapes In White exhibition of snow sculptures on the snowsure slopes of the Silvretta Arena of Ischgl is celebrating the Chefs' Star Cup
Ski-write · 101 days ago

Top 5 resorts for late season skiing Posted on January 12, 2017 by Amanda Church Skiing late in the season can really have its advantages – longer days, warmer climes and some of the best snow conditions! However, not all resorts are suitable for late ski
AlpineAnswers · 103 days ago

Perfect pistes have greeted festive skiers and boarders in Ischgl this week, with the Tirolean resort boasting some of the best snow conditions in the Austrian Alps.   “Ischgl has some of the best cover of any non-glacial resort in Austria at the momen
Ski-write · 122 days ago

How ski resorts celebrate Christmas and New Year Posted on December 14, 2016 by Sam Dobson There is nothing like spending Christmas and New Year in a ski resort, particularly as many ski resorts put on some fantastic festive events for all tastes and ages
AlpineAnswers · 136 days ago

  The white season has arrived and Cortina d’Ampezzo offers snow sport enthusiasts a wide range of fun activities, both on and off the slopes.  Why not try something new this winter, like snow kiting, freeride, fat-biking or ski mountaineering? Or how ab
Ski-write · 137 days ago

Ischgl today announced the artist for its legendary Top of the Mountain season closing concert as Italian superstar Zucchero. The blues and rock star will take to Ischgl’s famous open-air stage at 2300m in the amphitheatre of the Silvretta Arena at lunch
Ski-write · 143 days ago

IS THERE ANY SNOW??? There have been a lot of negative reports that there is a lack of snow in Europe at the moment. While we agree there is little snow to be had at levels below 2,000m, there is still skiing to be had higher up, plus many resorts are full
AlpineAnswers · 143 days ago

Stuck for the perfect gift to give the skier or boarder in your family this Christmas? Alpine Answers brings you it’s pick of the best presents for skiers and snowboarders. From the handy and fashionable to the fun stocking fillers, we have covered it all!
AlpineAnswers · 150 days ago

The Austrian resort of Ischgl, which shares its skiing with Samnaun in Switzerland, was once a hotbed for cross-border contraband - and this winter skiers and boarders can follow the tracks of the old-time smugglers. But this time it's all legal and abov
Ski-write · 163 days ago

Ski chalets offering stunning views Posted on November 15, 2016 by Amanda Church Ski, chill and enjoy the view…When it comes to booking a ski chalet, many people prefer to choose a chalet in more elevated locations that offer breathtaking views of either
AlpineAnswers · 165 days ago

Ski slopes at Cortina d’Ampezzo in the Dolomites are opening on Friday (18 November 2016) a week ahead of schedule, thanks to an abundance of snow at altitude and efficient snow-making on lower slopes. The Faloria cable car and Vitelli chairlift will open
Ski-write · 166 days ago

This season, as Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve fall on a Saturday (Christmas Day and New Year’s Day on a Sunday) most operators decided to change their usual Saturday/Sunday departure dates so that guests would not have to travel on festive days. In orde
AlpineAnswers · 178 days ago

What better way to finish off an exhilarating day tearing down the mountains than with a dip in a hot tub to soothe away those aching limbs ready for another powder perfect day! Even if you do not ski, you can still pamper yourself with a relaxation in a h
AlpineAnswers · 186 days ago

One of those key questions that’s on most first time skiers lips is whether they should rent ski equipment, or buy their own. Almost everyone rents their equipment during those first few times on the slopes, but as time goes on and their passion grows they
SkiAmis · 187 days ago
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