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Avalanche control

Every year skiers are tragically killed in avalanches, but most severe accidents happen outside the secured areas. So, the question is – how are such secure areas established, how are avalanches controlled and steep...

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Lech Zürs am Arlberg – review

While most ski enthusiasts will probably know Austria’s largest skiing area, Ski Arlberg, and the village of St. Anton, less will know nearby Lech and Zürs which are also part of the Ski Arlberg...

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St. Anton am Arlberg – review

St. Anton is likely the most well-known part of the greater ski area “Arlberg” – which is the largest interconnected area in Austria with its more than 300 km of groomed slopes (and actually...

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Landhaus Lechthaler, St. Anton

So let’s start with a correction – this lovely, traditional Austrian Gasthof is not located in St. Anton 🙂 but rather in neighbouring St. Jakob. However it would be a little confusing for people...

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Tignes, France

With one of the main resort villages at 2100m and a high point of 3455m, Tignes’ altitude means you can ski here for 10 months of the year. From mid-November it’s possible to descend...

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Livigno, Italy

Livigno (1816m) is a year-round Alpine destination and one of the main winter resorts in the Alps. Its geographical position, together with its high altitudes, makes Livigno a winter paradise with heavy snowfalls from late...

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Serfaus-Fiss-Ladis, Austria

Serfaus-Fiss-Ladis is a very well-connected area and when you are on the mountain it seems more like one big area than 3 connected ones. It covers an elavation of between 1,200 and 2,820 metres which...

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Stance: How Wide is Too Wide?

Width of stance is a heavily debated topic within the ski world with much discussion online and amongst instructors/coaches around the world. The “modern”, wider stance is often the opinion that seems most convincing,...

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Zermatt, Switzerland

You won’t get any higher…the mountain lifts in the Zermatt and the surrounding areas take you to the highest heights in the alps – up to 3,883 m. No other words than “Wow” to...

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Ischgl, Austria

One of the biggest interconnected ski areas in Tyrol and with a reputation for après-ski and a formidable list of nightclubs. However Ischgl has wider appeal as a high-quality resort to suit all. The family-friendly slopes...

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The Truth Behind Carving!

One often sees skiers from the chairlift locked on their edges but travelling relatively straight or on a very large arc. This is called “railing”, or “parking and riding”, and is unfortunately what a...

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Snow Camp Sölden

Taking place from 11-16 November 2018, Snow Camp Sölden, is a fantasy week for skiers and snowboarders looking to test all the newest equipment from the world’s leading brands! All participants get to try...

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15% off Riedel products!

As a special offer to all WhereToGoSkiing members, from basic to gold members, we offer 15% off on all purchases from our sponsor Riedel Wine Glasses! All you need to do, is to register...

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Does shape matter?

It does, if we are talking about wine tasting! Attending a Riedel masterclass is an experience and one that I would obviously say shouldn’t be missed.  It’s always an interesting discussion at the beginning...

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Hotel Almrausch, Lech

Nicely situated in Oberlech (meaning “upper Lech”) you will have ski in/out from this little 3 star hotel – The Almrausch. As you will see from our Lech Zürs review (here), this is an...