Fun Times on Skis at Warth-Schröcken in Arlberg

Fun Times on Skis at Warth-Schröcken in Arlberg

During my stay in Lech, I took one day to explore the Warth-Schröcken ski area which is perhaps one of the less covered areas in the greater Arlberg region. Warth-Schröcken is connected to the rest of the Arlberg via the Auenfeldjet. As one of the more remote ski areas, this is one of the hidden [...]

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S for Spitzenklasse – Skiing at Stoos, Schwyz

S for Spitzenklasse – Skiing at Stoos, Schwyz

For the second ski resort I visited while staying at Lucerne, I decided to try out skiing at Stoos. Not many people would know of this ski area because its size would mean that it escapes the radar of most skiers. Stoos itself is the name of the car-free village that forms the base of [...]

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 [...]

Glacier skiing on a high at Sölden, Austria

Glacier skiing on a high at Sölden, Austria

Similar to Hochgurgl, Sölden is located within the Ötztal valley not far from Innsbruck. The resort has certainly become famous as it was the shooting location for recent James Bond movie 'Spectre', with the resort due to open a cinematic installation celebrating the movie franchise at the top of one of its gondola station. While [...]