Winter in Alberta

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A life without adventure is a life not lived, and so it was time to live life to the full and go adventuring. I was to explore the province of Alberta in Canada and all that it had to offer in the depths of Winter. Starting from Edmonton and travelling by road along the Icefields... Read more »

Sun Valley

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An oasis in the mountainous desert of Idaho, Sun Valley and downtown Ketchum offer up a luxury lifestyle in a rugged landscape. It is the adult’s playground. Mountain biking, fishing, hiking and skiing reign in the outdoors while a sophisticated eating and drinking scene complete this ideal destination. Sun Valley Resort is one of America’s... Read more »

Lech

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It was summertime, I had been so well behaved that I had been invited back to the Gotthard Hotel in Lech. I had experienced the fabulous resort of Lech and the Gotthard Hotel in Winter, but now it was time to experience how this cosy alpine hotel and the beautiful surroundings measured up during the... Read more »

Helly Hansen

Posted by & filed under Equipment & Gear, Winter.

I have to admit, I am a bit of a Scandophile at heart when it comes to culture and design, if it was not for those ingenious nordic inventors skiing would not exist, and how boring would our winters be? So needless to say, over the years I have come to try quite a varied... Read more »

Cortina d’Ampezzo

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THE FACTS SEASON START & END: Early December – mid April ALTITUDE: 1224m-2990m / Vertical Drop- 1766m PISTES: 50% Beginner / 35% Intermediate / 15% Expert LIFTS: 34 (cable-5 / chair lifts-26 / drag lifts- 3) SLOPES: 66 Pistes for a total of 115KM SNOW: Guaranteed snowcover 95% due to snow machines WEATHER: Average of... Read more »

The Stubai Glacier

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THE FACTS SEASON START & END: Early September to early July ALTITUDE: 1750-3210m / Vertical Drop- 1460m PISTES: 35% Beginner / 24% Intermediate / 41% Expert LIFTS:26 (Cable-5 / Chair lifts-7 / Drag lifts-9 / Others-5) SLOPES: 34 Pistes for a total of 62 KM (straight line) SNOW: Guaranteed natural snow October to June LIFT... Read more »