An exciting new way to get to the slopes from The Netherlands will be launched this upcoming winter. TUI’s ‘Ski Express’ will depart from Amsterdam every weekend this ski season, dropping off snow sports enthusiasts at some of Austria’s largest ski resorts. The new overnight train will take passengers from Holland’s capital city directly to the doorstep of the Eastern […]
Peek-a-boo, winter is almost here again for the Alps! Parts of the Austrian Alps are reporting up to 40 cm (16 in) of new that fell yesterday on resorts such as the Stubaier Gletscher, Kaunertaler Gletscher, and Pitztaler Gletscher as well as Zugspitz over the border in Germany. Incredible amount of fresh Summer snow in the Alps. pic.twitter.com/55JnX8p2HC — Don […]
The Audi Nines took place in the Austrian Alps over the last weekend. The Audi Nines is the weirdest event on snow and is an annual event that lays the foundation for jaw-dropping features, media production, and action; for years to come. In addition to the skiers and snowboarders this year, a team of drone racing pilots was also on site, capturing all the action with some pretty bizarre angles, courtesy of TGR.
Powder Alerts have been issued at many ski resorts throughout Switzerland, Austria and northern Italy and parts of France. The Alps got 50-100cm of new snow from the 5th to the 6th of November. The larger snowfall totals were seen in the high alpine at elevations of 2.000 meters or 6,500 ft or more. “The snowfall was highest in the […]
The mountainous terrain that dominates the geography of Switzerland lends itself to phenomenal skiing, arguably some of the best in the world. This has not been missed by the off-piste adventurers, as more and more of them have taken to the offerings in the surrounding backcountry. But along with all that often-sought snowfall comes the danger of avalanches and avalanche […]