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Beginner’s Guide to Skiing

In this beginner skiing guide we cover everything from what to expect from your first lesson to understanding the slopes. You’ll also learn skiing lingo, equipment advice and how to ride a chairlift! Continue...

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Where to Go Skiing in the Summer?

Is your fix of the slopes unsatisfied? Summertime and skiing don’t seem to go together, seeing as snow and sunshine don’t necessarily mix. However, some resorts look to challenge that notion. Below we’ve compiled...

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The Best Spots for Glacier Skiing in the Alps

As you’d expect, people associate skiing with the winter season. It makes sense, since skiing tends to take place atop snow-capped mountains. However, skiing definitely happens during the summer period. Many ski resorts play home to...

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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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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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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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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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Where do Pro’s go #2, Alexander Vissing

In this series of articles, we give our users a bit of insights on where pro skiers prefer to go themselves. They all have extensive knowledge on the best destinations and know the little...

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Where do Pro’s go? #1, Martin Schøber

In this series of articles we will give our users a bit of insights on where pro skiers prefer to go themselves. They all have extensive knowledge on the best destinations and know the...