Whistler after the Vail Acquisition

Whistler after the Vail Acquisition

Since I consider Whistler Blackcomb to be my home mountain, I have reviewed my skiing and snowboarding experience in past reviews here and here. However a major change is transforming this ski area after the purchase by Vail Resorts in 2017, and my last visit earlier in 2019 showed some immediate changes to the resort. [...]

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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 [...]

Winter in Val Gardena, where the View makes up for the Skiing in the Dolomites

Winter in Val Gardena, where the View makes up for the Skiing in the Dolomites

The Dolomites has always been interesting for their limestone peaks that are distinctive and creates a unique terrain in the northeast of Italy near the border between Italy and Austria. With its natural scenery, the venue is great for skiing in the winter with numerous ski areas around the Sella Ronda, considered one of the [...]

Mountain Collective Pass, Epic Pass and Snow Card Tirol – which is better?

Mountain Collective Pass, Epic Pass and Snow Card Tirol – which is better?

The winter season is winding down and as mountain resorts in the north starts to ponder about their last days of skiing and snowboarding, the sale for next season ski passes have started. My first purchase of the Mountain Collective pass opened up a whole new world of skiing for me and gave me a [...]

Holidays in the Mountains – Great Ski Resorts to Visit this Winter

Holidays in the Mountains – Great Ski Resorts to Visit this Winter

Christmas is a holiday season that is synonymous with skiing. With this holiday and New Year being one of the peak times for ski resorts, it might perhaps be a time to take a look at some pretty great ski destinations to spend time with the family. After all the holidays are meant to be [...]