Following its successful debut in Britain last year, the European Outdoor Film Tour (EOFT) presents two hours of the nine most exhilirating adventure films of the past year…
The panoramic view from the summit of Klein Matterhorn is breathtaking, and with generous snow cover all year round, the Klein Matterhorn is a popular destination with snow sport enthusiasts. Promoted as the ‘Matterhorn Glacier Paradise’, the peak of the Klein Matterhorn is part of the Plateau Rosa glacier on the border of Italy and Switzerland.
>While in the United States snow skiing resorts are dealing with the economic impact of reduced snowfall, in Europe resorts have experienced a bumper 2012/2013 snow sport season…
Kopaonik ski resort in Serbia is the perfect skiing destination for everyone from beginners through to the most experienced of skiers. This popular ski resort has 21 ski lifts servicing 20 individual pistes, and with slopes being above 2,000 meters, snow cover is for the most part reliable during ski season…
The first ever Swatch Skiers Cup freeski competition was held in Chile, with Team Europe beating Team Americas 14-10 on 12 September 2011. Even though Team Americas’ freestylers were thought to be ones who would take home the title, Kaj Zackrisson and his team showed everyone what they’re made of.
Excitement and competitiveness hit fever pitch as the 2011 Audi FIS Ski World Cup reached its conclusion at Lenzerheide Valley Resort in Switzerland on 20 March, following five months of exhilarating events across Europe and North America. Unfortunately, poor weather put a damper on the occasion, and organizers taking the unavoidable decision to cancel the Super G and Giant Slalom events for both men and women.
Europe offers a diversity of cultures, scenery and activities that makes the continent a very popular holiday destination. For snow skiing enthusiasts, Europe certainly offers a world of possibilities just waiting to be explored. In Germany, Austria and Switzerland, winter sports feature prominently in the lives of the locals, producing world class athletes that often […]
Airboarding has certainly grown in popularity since its creation some ten years ago. Joe Steiner invented the concept of airboarding, and it has been a favorite winter sport across Europe. The younger generation seems to be catching onto the sport more eagerly than adults, as the older crowd is generally a little wearier of the high speeds that airboarders reach. And going down a slope head first is not everyone’s cup of tea.
At a time of year when the skiing season should be coming to an end, and resorts begin to get ready to embrace the summer season, many resorts have remained open due to favorable snowfall, continuous snowfall and perfect weather conditions that have maintained the slopes. Skiing enthusiasts in Europe and in Northern America are therefore making the most of the extended winter season. Some resorts have reported up to 40 cm of snowfall in the last week, while others have maintained deep snow during their skiing season.
Ski Amade in Austria is probably the biggest conglomeration of ski resorts you could find anywhere. It comprises not only five skiing regions but also five independent vacation regions with twenty-eight resorts. A new Ski Alliance Amade lift ticket covers the wide range of nearby resorts which gives a skier a fantastic range of choices. […]