Located in north-eastern Italy, the Dolomites are a mountain range forming part of the spectacular Southern Limestone Alps, stretching from the Piave Valley in the east to the River Adige in the west…
A skiing vacation in France offers a choice of seven different mountain ranges, most notably the Alps. Each has its unique attractions so it is a good idea to decide what you want out of your vacation before you choose a resort or region. Make a vacation plan based on you level of skiing and [...]
Davos is a large town in the southeastern corner of Switzerland, two hours away from Zurich. It was one of the first skiing venues and health spas in the Alps, and even today it offers slopes on a scale that few resorts can better. This original mega resort comprises of two parts, Dorf and Platz [...]
As the name suggests, ski mountaineering is a combination of the techniques of snow skiing and mountaineering. As is the case with traditional mountaineers around the world, ski mountaineers enjoy the challenge of conquering a mountain. Unlike, traditional mountaineers, however, ski mountaineers then take on the challenge of skiing down the mountain they have just climbed.
Temple Basin is one of the greatest places to go skiing in New Zealand. The ski area is situated at the Main Divide of the Southern Alps, which is at the heart of Arthurâ€™s Pass National Park on New Zealandâ€™s South Island. It boasts a truly alpine environment with plenty of snow and great facilities â€“ the perfect vacation destination for the outdoors enthusiast!
Most people donâ€™t think of visiting ski resorts during summer. However, a number of snow ski resorts around the world, including those in Switzerland, offer a wonderful program of summer activities and events. So why not head off to the renowned St. Moritz ski resort this summer. One of the major activities hosted at St. Moritz during summer is the fun-filled Bike Gourmet Tour.