• Ski Amoré Bormio
    January 28, 2015, Comments Off on Ski Amoré Bormio

    The medieval cobbled streets of Bormio, in a valley at 1225m, are spectacularly hemmed in by 300° of mountains rising above 3,000m.  Making this big and ballsy resort a favourite […]

  • Santa Caterina – Secret Powder Stash in the Italian Alps
    January 24, 2015, Comments Off on Santa Caterina – Secret Powder Stash in the Italian Alps

    A ‘secret stash’ award for somewhere in the Alps? Yep, when it’s on in Italy it doesn’t get much better than Santa Caterina, and even better, there’s almost no one […]

  • Ski Amoré Livigno
    January 20, 2015, Comments Off on Ski Amoré Livigno

    One of the world’s premier freeski events, the Nine Knights/Nine Queens invitational at Mottolino Fun Mountain, Livigno, has really helped put this large slice of Italian ski paradise on the […]

  • Chasing Powder
    November 10, 2014, Comments Off on Chasing Powder

    This is good from Johannes Müller & Philipp Becker, the crew at El Flamingo Films Check it out now CHASING POWDER – A Freeride Roadmovie from El Flamingo Films on […]

  • Italy’s Valle D’Aosta
    November 11, 2013, Comments Off on Italy’s Valle D’Aosta

    This historic Italian valley is home to 21 ski resorts, interlinks with France and Switzerland, and even offers a back door to the famous Vallee Blanche to Chamonix. So in […]

  • Italy – the Alps sunny side up
    October 13, 2013, Comments Off on Italy – the Alps sunny side up

    A crisis for some equals an opportunity for others, like us! Yes, with the Aussie dollar high Euro skiing is great value right now, and of course the biggest and […]

  • Skiing the Vallée Blanche via the back door
    October 6, 2013, Comments Off on Skiing the Vallée Blanche via the back door

    story & pic Dave Windsor Yes you can ski the Vallee Blanche from Italy. no, it isn’t ‘easy’. Yes it’s dangerous. Yes you should/must take a guide. Mine was Marco […]

  • From the vault: Italy’s legendary ski race coach Oreste Peccedi
    October 6, 2013, Comments Off on From the vault: Italy’s legendary ski race coach Oreste Peccedi

    Whenever we run promotional material for destinations and their promoters, or products, we add a tag line [Location/company X special promotion] so readers can be fully aware of that fact – […]

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