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There is nothing quite like a personal recommendation when it come to equipment, and there is nothing like a recommendation from a mountain guide when it comes to mountain equipment! On this occasion I was in Lech in Austria during the summer where I met the mountain guide Bjoern Proel who was wearing a mighty... Read more »


Posted by & filed under Resorts, Winter.

Ski Leogang Austria FACTS SEASON START & END: Open late November to early April SKI ALTITUDE: 800m-1914mm / Vertical Drop- 1114m PISTES: 60% Beginner / 34% Intermediate / 6% Expert LIFTS: 10 (Gondola-2 / Chair lift-4 / Drag lifts-4) 70 lifts over Saalbach area. SLOPES: 17 Pistes in Leogang, 118 pistes with Saalbach totalling 270km. SNOWMAKING: 90% of... Read more »

Chalet du Vallon, Méribel Village

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There’s something unique about the crisp, clean taste of mountain air.  With a clear view that spans seemingly impossible distances, one can see the bright spring sunlight gleaming on the fresh snow, peaks of mountains across impossible distances, smudges of evergreens. It’s a strangely pure moment; standing at the top of the slopes, anticipating the... Read more »