Denmark opens Ski Facility on a Waste-to-Energy Plant

Denmark opens Ski Facility on a Waste-to-Energy Plant

Normally most people would not associate with skiing alongside a waste incinerator. However Bjarke Ingels designed a waste-to-energy power plant with the idea to incorporate a ski hill on its rooftop, making an urban ski area in Copenhagen possible throughout the year. Dubbed Copenhill, the facility officially opened to the public on 4th October 2019 [...]

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Scandinavian Mountains Airport to open in December 2019 serving Sälen and Trysil

Scandinavian Mountains Airport to open in December 2019 serving Sälen and Trysil

For the ski season 2019/20 there is a new airport that is about to open in Sweden to cater to skiers travelling all the way north to ski. The colder weather and less crowds in ski areas up north does makes sense for areas in Sweden and Norway as alternatives to visiting the European Alps. [...]

Taking the Public Transport to Ski in Switzerland

Taking the Public Transport to Ski in Switzerland

When we think of skiing in the Swiss Alps, we normally associate it with the glitz and glamour of Alpine Resorts like Davos and St. Moritz. However, Switzerland is also famous for its punctual trains and great public transport. And as a small mountainous country, it is definitely easier to access the ski resorts around [...]

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 [...]