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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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…

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Kindergarten in the ski resort of La Plagne
In La Plagne, in addition to ski gardens, there are the usual - for non-rolling kids. There are only four such institutions in the high-mountain resorts (one in Plagne Aime,…

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children’s things

Leukerbad: ski run!

In Leukerbad there are two popular skiing areas located above 2,000 meters: in one of them skiers and snowboarders master the slopes, and in the other – cross-country skiers reel around the lake. Yes, yes, it is surprising, but a fact: on the mountain, where Gemmi booth rises, there is not a single ski slope – only 15 km of a specially prepared ski track. Continue reading

St. Moritz: Corvilla, Corvach, Devil

Alpine skiing in St. Moritz has a long history and tradition. There is a lot of skiing in the region – under 350 km of slopes, if you put together areas of Corvach, Corvilla and others. There are two mountains that stand apart in the literal and figurative sense – Diagolezza and Lagalb at the Bernina Pass. Continue reading

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 children who, from infancy, are attached to the culture of skiing holidays. Of course, this does not mean that poor kids are forced to spend time at the resort exclusively in noisy places and companies, since parents have nowhere to go with them. Continue reading

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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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…

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St. Moritz: Corvilla, Corvach, Devil
Alpine skiing in St. Moritz has a long history and tradition. There is a lot of skiing in the region - under 350 km of slopes, if you put together…

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Igloo village in Les Arcs: some love cooler
At seven in the evening we had a rendezvous with Philip. Having dressed up in all the warmest and most voluminous, we stood under a starry sky, like three snowmen,…

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