THE WHOLE WORLD BEFORE YOUR FOOT

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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Not whining, so skating: children's ski schools La Plagi
Not so long ago, a sociological survey was conducted in France, which showed that the overwhelming majority of the French took their first steps on skis in the resort of…

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Zell am See: favorites for kids
The first thing that catches the eye on the main street of Zelat am See is the myriad of après ski bars, as well as carriages parked near them with…

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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 the many ordinary travelers. Two hours from Geneva Airport along Lake Geneva and Lavaux vineyards – and you can already uncover skis and admire Mont Blanc from the slopes of the resort. 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

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 the many ordinary travelers. Two hours from Geneva Airport along Lake Geneva and Lavaux vineyards – and you can already uncover skis and admire Mont Blanc from the slopes of the resort. In the canton of Voyard, Villars are sometimes called Villars Ecole – a reminder that famous international schools and colleges are located at the resort. Continue reading

What to do in Leukerbad
In Leukerbad, crowds of people who have not seen the elevator and are not particularly eager to join the skiing caste. And it’s true, the healing mountain air, long walks…

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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…

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Breakaway Point, or the Great Races at La Plagne
One of the main attractions of La Plani is the Olympic bobsled track, built before the Olympics in Albertville in 1992. The only one in France, this route is considered…

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Sheregesh ski
Since we are relocating to the next snow destination Dragobrat the other day, I would like to summarize the month of skiing in Sheregesh. Still, a big piece of life,…

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