Going for Speed with Skate-Skiing

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Going for Speed with Skate-Skiing

January 30, 2014 by  
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Skate-skiing offers adventure seeking snow sport enthusiasts something different to try their hand at on groomed trails and it is fast gaining in popularity at a number of North American ski resorts. Although it is possible to skate-ski on cross country skis, it’s not ideal and skiers won’t get the true effect of the sport.

Arlberg

February 9, 2009 by  
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The Arlberg is perhaps the most outstanding skiing region of Austria. Unlike the United States, where a ski resort is a single base for a skiing area near it, Europe terms large areas with many towns and villages that offer skiing as a ski resort. The Arlberg is the name given to a group of […]

Trekking

February 9, 2009 by  
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If you’re the sort of person that enjoys hiking or trekking through the countryside and enjoying the wonders of nature at your leisure, you should definitely give a thought to trying your hand at ski trekking. Ski trekking is also sometimes called ski touring, ski mountaineering and alpine touring and it is basically a form […]

Unforgettable Ski Touring on the Haute Route

August 11, 2008 by  
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Many skiing enthusiasts are always looking for a new challenge and new skiing adventures. One of the most famous skiing tours, which offers skiers beautiful slopes, testing terrain and major satisfaction on completion, is the Haute Route. Skiers can select a skiing route that will suit them, and then tackle the slopes from France to Switzerland on a skiing tour that lasts approximately seven days. Preparation is key when taking on the Haute Route, as many skiers only complete fifty percent of the route and have to come back again to try to make it to the end.

Ski Mountaineering – An Amazing Outdoor Adventure

June 23, 2008 by  
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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.

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