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Sunday, January 19, 2020
Riding the Xmas 2019 storm that dumped on Wolf Creek Colorado
Wolf Creek is renowned for getting more snow that anywhere in Colorado, an average 430 inches / 11 metres of super light powder a season. As at December 29, 2019, they are tracking 54" / 137cm for the past week and 193" / 490cm winter to date - not too shabby for before New Year already! So get over to Colorado...
Glacier Express rolling past ski resorts in winter
Switzerland's Glacier Express from incomparable Zermatt to glamorous St Moritz is one of, if not the World’s most scenic alpine rail journeys. It's a must do experience in any season, but for skiers winter is obviously the best time to hop on board for the trip of a lifetime. We wanted to hop off...
Cockpit view at Mike Wiegele Heliskiing
Dreaming of a Mike Wiegele Heliskiing Christmas? We sure are! Bushfire relief © Jason Martin Sitting at home in Australia, in 40° plus heat with bush fires raging on a biblical scale choking our cities and towns in smoke haze is bad enough. Especially when our own government scientists tasked...
V-Cableway V-Bahn Jungfrau new trail map
The CHF 470 AUD 690 million V-Cableway project is the biggest new lift development in the World. Stage one, the new gondola from Grindelwald to Mannlichen, opened last weekend. After many years planning the actual construction has proceeded with typical Swiss precision on a project that's sure to keep Jungfrau among the World's top...
Ski Arizona? Never heard of it? Never thought of it? Probably not. Colorado, California, Utah, Wyoming, Montana, Idaho, Vermont .. There’s a whole list of  American states famous for lots of great ski resorts. But however good their skiing is, none of them have what the ‘Grand Canyon State’ has on the side. Or in...
Engelberg-Titlis is an absolutely spectacular Swiss resort with 2000m vertical and runs up to 12km long. It's central Switzerland’s largest winter destination, only just over 2 hours by rail from Zurich Airport, or 75 minutes drive. Did we mention they get slammed with snow? Yes, Engelberg-Titlis sometimes has more snow than anywhere in the World - more than Japan,...