Andermatt: from the discoverers of Goethe and Schiller to the modern freeriders
What do we know about Swiss Andermatt from open sources? 300 years ago, here, in granite rocks, the first tunnel was cut through - a dark hole in the mountain,…

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Russian-speaking Villar: ski instructor Jonathon Baynton
At the Ecole Suisse Ski School de Ski et De Snowboard in Villars, Jonathon Baynton works as an Englishman who marries a Russian and works as a ski instructor in…

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Villars, canton of Vaud. Switzerland
Among the guests of Villara are those who, having arrived once, come back here for many years in a row. The royals, Formula 1 stars, movie stars, not to mention…

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architectural ensembles

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Andermatt: Steep Mountain Gemstock

The second day it seems to me that we are alone on this mountain. Occasionally there are soldiers in groups of 7-8 people, who are specially brought to Andermatt and are taught to handle skis in deep snow and in zero visibility conditions on Gemsstock. A huge ski area, immense and steep mountainous! Continue reading

Andermatt: Steep Mountain Gemstock

The second day it seems to me that we are alone on this mountain. Occasionally there are soldiers in groups of 7-8 people, who are specially brought to Andermatt and are taught to handle skis in deep snow and in zero visibility conditions on Gemsstock. A huge ski area, immense and steep mountainous! In the validity of the last statement, they were convinced by their own strength, having fundamentally lost them after the first day. Continue reading

Nenda: small big freeride

Nenda is part of the Four Valleys ski area (4 Vallees), one of the largest in Switzerland, combining also the resorts of Verbier, Chion and Veysonne. There are more than 410 km of tracks and 8 ski areas, so the first thing to be taken care of when arriving in Nenda is a map of the tracks and a ski pass. Continue reading

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Vuokatti - the northern resort!
Vuokatti is a famous ski resort in Finland, a place quite popular with Russian tourists. Not the best ski resort, however, at one time was promoted in Russia and Ukraine…

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Kronplatz: Italian snow, Austrian manners
Resort Kronplatz, belonging to the Italian ski region Dolomiti Superski, can be characterized by three adjectives: cozy, family, modern. You need to come here for at least a week: take…

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Val di Fiemme - the world capital of winter sports
The Val Di Fiemme ski resort, located in the Italian region of Trentino, is well-known among athletes in various winter sports — professionals and amateurs, as well as their fans.…

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Zell am See: Porsche on top
It turns out that the wonderful resort of Zell am See, which we immediately fell in love with, fascinated not only us: in the 1940s, Ferry Porsche, a famous design…

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