Skiing the Scandinavian Alps in Åre

Skiing the Scandinavian Alps in Åre

Åre is one of the largest and considered one of the best places to ski in Sweden. With that in mind, this was one of the places I considered to go skiing in the winter after good memories of skiing in Trysil. Coincidentally, Åre ski area is operated by Skistar, the same company that manages [...]

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Time to buy your Ski Passes for Next Year!

Time to buy your Ski Passes for Next Year!

Spring time is when most of the sales for next years ski passes starts to end. Having written before about the Epic Pass and the Mountain Collective Pass, I need to mention that the Epic Pass is selling with the 10 buddy passes only until 19 April. After tomorrow, the prices would not include the [...]

Glacier skiing in June at Kitzsteinhorn, Austria

Glacier skiing in June at Kitzsteinhorn, Austria

What is notable about Kitzsteinhorn is that this ski resort closes fairly late to the season and reopens during the summer for glacier skiing, before re-opening again in late August. Since not all the piste and cable cars are open during glacier skiing, this will be a more concise skiing review specifically for the summer [...]

A Skihotel where one could Ski on the Hotel Rooftop

A Skihotel where one could Ski on the Hotel Rooftop

There are ski-in/ski-out hotels where the ski slopes are just outside the hotel providing the ultimate in convenience for skiers. An Architectural Digest article recently pointed out one skihotel where one could actually ski on the hotel itself to head to the slopes. Apparently, acclaimed Danish architect Bjarke Ingels was commissioned for the project to [...]