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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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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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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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, known as Urnerloh, no more than two meters wide. In 1707, the great Goethe described in his notes a journey through this tunnel and the panorama of the high plateau that then opened: “Of all the places that I know, this is the most interesting and beloved. Continue reading

New Turkish ski resort attracts Russian tourists
The resort itself has so far ten hotels for one and a half thousand beds, and in the most popular online booking services only one of them is available -…

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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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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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Peyzansky spirit: between La Plana and Les Arches
The third whale, on which the Paradiski zone stands, is the resort of Peisey Vallandry, located between La Plana and Les Arcs. When the legendary Vanoise Express ski lift was…

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