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Sunday, January 19, 2020
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...
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...
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,...
The new Matterhorn Glacier Ride at Zermatt
Zermatt's incredible new Matterhorn Glacier Ride is arguably the World's most amazing ski lift. Three years and CHF 50 million in the making, the new lift opened on September 29th. It is the World’s highest 3S cableway (3S = 3 seil / 3 cables), combining the ultimate in design sophistication with maximum comfort, and serves Europe’s highest cableway station. The...
In any A-Z of World ski resorts Zermatt is truly saving the best till last. Zermatt gets no arguments from us about being the best ski resort on the planet. If it loses anything to Verbier for steep freeride terrain it picks up points for the historic village character, more classic hotels, and being car free. Of course the...
The Jungfrau is one of the great ski regions in Europe, home to the classic inter-linked resorts of Grindelwald, Wengen & Mürren beneath the mighty Eiger. It's one for your all time must-ski-that bucket list, and Grindelwald is the best of the ski towns and villages to stay at. Amazing views are a...