How to visit a dozen alpine peaks in one day. Chamonix ski lifts
Someone, hanging around with carbines, alpenstocks and ropes, specially goes the most difficult route along the steep walls, someone armed with trekking poles rises by hiking paths, someone enjoys mountain…

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Radstadt: night watch
The Austrian ski resort Radstadt is not like its neighbors, if only because the cultural-historical center with real ancient towers is attached to the ski slopes. The city is located…

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Gudauri: skiing
In short, skating in Gudauri is excellent. There is a lot of snow, there are a lot of tracks, there are plenty of interesting tracks too, outside the tracks you…

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The ski resorts of Tyrol are the most favorite among Russian tourists

The Austrian ski resorts Mayrhofen and Solden are European leaders in hosting Russian tourists. Also popular are Ischgl, Kitzbühel, Obergurgl, St. Anton and a dozen other places for a wonderful winter and ski holidays. Whichever resort of Tyrol you choose, there will be excellent infrastructure, various hotels, apartments, cafes, taverns and restaurants with delicious food and, of course, a wide variety of ski slopes. Continue reading

Fairy Forest, or Skating for children and adults in Villar

A small resort in the Lake Geneva region, which has earned a reputation as one of the best in Switzerland for families with children, put a lot of effort into making the skiing area as comfortable for all family members. Riding for kids begins right in the center of Villars, at the train station. Continue reading

Mount of Angels – Engelberg

Engelberg in the canton of Obwalden in central Switzerland might not have gotten his divine name (the mountain of angels) if in the 12th century Konrad Zellenburensky didn’t see the angelic singing from the nearby mountain peaks. In 1120, he and Abbe Adelhelm founded a monastery in these places, and while they both puzzled over what name to give him, they again heard singing. 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…

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Andermatt: skitour on skitour
Andermatt, as it turned out, is not only a mecca for freeriders, but also a popular place for skitour lovers. Looking at the zigzags and known origin beautiful lonely descent…

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Torrent over Leukerbad, or skating for adults
Snowboarders, newschool skiers, as well as teenage children can have fun in the fan park. It is perfectly visible to the right of the wheelchair leading to the highest point…

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The other side of Paradiski, or the triumph of the Arch
Our family team Proalps moved from La Plagne to Les Arcs to compare the capabilities of two adjacent ski resorts, united by one ski area - Paradiski. And then suddenly,…

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