Tag: germany

  • Climate Change Wreaks Havoc with Ski Season

    Canadian ski resorts are enjoying excellent snowfall this season, attracting a host of snow sport enthusiasts from Europe, as many European resorts experienced a slow start to the season. Many ...

  • World Cup Slalom Victory for Canada

    The World Cup slalom event held on Sunday at Ofterschwang in Germany was certainly a memorable one, as Erin Mielzynski became the first Canadian woman to win the event in 41 years. This was also ...

  • Wacky World of Wok Racing

    Winter sport fans looking for a new challenge may want to consider raiding the kitchen for some sporting equipment. Started as a TV stunt in 2003 when German comedian and television personality, ...

  • Riding a Zipflbob

    The inspiration for the Zipflbob was the coal shovel. Invented in 1970 by Siegmund Loger, the original model was changed to plastic. Modifications were made to the handle and seat over the years ...

  • Europe

    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 […]

  • Germany

    Enjoy the Alps on your next holiday by visiting Germany. Not often thought of as a skiing destination, German ski resorts actually have a lot to offer tourists. The resorts are easily accessible with Germany’s position in the middle of Europe. Enjoy the southern German culture and the friendly environment. The resorts are set in […]

  • Berchtesgaden

    Berchtesgaden has an enchanting old world charm about it with its medieval marketplace, castle square and ancient winding back streets that entice a visitor to explore them. Not far from the Austrian border and only 23kms from Salzburg, Berchtesgaden Land ski resort is located in southeastern corner of Bavaria. A popular ski vacation resort for […]

  • Garmisch-Partenkirchen

    Take a ski vacation in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, the undisputed ‘Winter Sports Capital’ of Germany. This is the most famous ski resort in Germany, located only a short distance from the Austrian border in the country’s southwestern corner. Just an hour’s drive away from Munich, Garmisch and Partenkirchen were two towns that came together in order to […]

  • Lenggries

    Lenggries ski resort is a fantastic ski destination. Quite unknown on the international skiing circuit, Lenggries is very popular with Germans. It is the nearest ski vacation resort to Munich and can get very crowded on weekends. Lenggries ski resort offers long, challenging runs and a variety of terrain. Its location in Karwendel offers spectacular […]

  • Oberammergau

    Oberammergau is a complete vacation resort that offers excellent skiing and a lot more. The town is famous for the Passion Play that has been staged here every ten years since the 17th century. This historic town is also known for its beautiful painted houses. Oberammergau has sunny slopes that offer both easy and challenging […]

  • Oberstdorf Resort

    Oberstdorf, where the World Nordic Championships were held in 1987 and 2005, is the leading winter sports resort of the Allgäu Region of southern Germany. Popular with locals as a ski, spa and vacation resort, Oberstdorf’s proximity to Austria’s Kleinwalsertal area adds to the continental ambiance. They have a common cross-border area ski pass, giving […]

  • Schladming Chosen for 2013 World Ski Championships

    Schladming is a picturesque town, nestled between four breathtaking mountains and fairytale like landscapes. Its beauty and the lure of the Hochwurzen, Planai, Hauser Kaibling and the Reiteralm, ...