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Sunday, December 8, 2019
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...
Snow clearing at Verbier
No ifs, no buts, Verbier is simply the best ski resort in the World. Well, that was my first impression, even arriving in the spring of a pretty poor snow season in 2017. Guide Mikey Edwards from Powder Extreme Verbier still found us some great snow in spectacular terrain here at the spiritual home of European freeriding. - Owain...

Swiss Snow Time!

Few countries pack in so much as Switzerland. It is less than two thirds the size of Tasmania, yet full of lakes, rivers, historic towns, spectacular mountains and 4 distinct cultures. Alpine tourism was born here in the mid-19th century, and still nowhere does it better. Being compact makes it easy to do a lot apart from...
Villars in winter
Switzerland's mega international resorts like Verbier and Zermatt are world beaters, but for a change of pace and culture try areas like Villars in the Lake Geneva region. Swiss French culture, cuisine, wine, history, scenery and sunshine all combine to make the Lake Geneva region very special. The skiing is both varied and accessible. For families deals like kids...

Ski Arizona Snow Bowl see the Grand Canyon!

Ski Arizona? Never heard of it? Never thought of it? Probably not. Colorado, California, Utah, Wyoming, Montana, Idaho, Vermont .. There’s a...