The Eiger,Mönch and Jungfrau mountains overlook a beautiful region which has become famous for businesses, James Bond and for downhill World Cup. Spectacular Mountain railways lead to their peaks, the Jungfrau Railway from 1912 holds the record for highest railway station Europe: "Top of Europe" (3454 m). The stunning valley "U" of Lauterbrunnen is one of the largest areas under environmental protection in Switzerland, with 72 waterfalls, tranquil valleys, fresh pastures at high altitude and lonely mountain inns. Overall, the region provides 213 kilometers of ski slopes divided into three districts of the Eiger, Mönch & Jungfrau Top Region. The ski resort of Wengen,Kleine Scheidegg Männlichen, with the famous Lauberhorn downhill andEiger Glacier, have many blue and red runs, ensuring fun in the snow for all categories of skiers. Each year in January there is the downhill World Cup Lauberhorn, considered one of the most spectacular in the Alps.
Completed in 1912, the Jungfrau Railway to celebrate its centenary next'anno. During dell''importante birthday dell''antica railway operators plan to make the Jungfraujoch starting point for a new railway terminus at 3700 meters above sea level. Even today, the Jungfrau Railway is the railway line with the highest railway station in'Europa and, if the project goes through, between 2015 and 2016, a new section lift will take visitors up to''Ostgrat.
Ski Cool Day in St. Mortiz to improve the technique with USP
Learn to skiwiththeUPSmethod,the technique thatTina Mazewaspreparedlastseasonto win theoverall World CupAlpine skiing.This is oneof the teachingslaid down by theSki CoolDay2013to be held inSt. Moritzon 21 April.A day dedicatedto all loversof skiing andaspiringteachers whowill learnandwill perfecttheir techniquewith the help ofhighly qualified instructors.
The Verbier final stage of FWT13 rewards Americans men and European women
An historic season of the SWATCH FREERIDE WORLD TOUR 2013 BY THE NORTH FACE® (FWT) came to an end with jaw dropping action on the mythical Bec des Rosses face in Verbier, Switzerland. The four Freeride World Tour Champions were crowned at the end of a six-event global series. For the 18th edition of the legendary “Verbier Xtreme” the athletes took on the challenging face with great skill. Thousands of thrilled spectators onsite and more than 180’000 viewers on the live webcast watched the spectacular show go down on real time, also broadcast on Neveitalia.
FWQ 2013, top event in Verbier (CH) January from 14th to 20th
The Freeride World Qualifier Events (FWQ) are qualifiers events where freeride skiers and snowboarders have the opportunity to enter the ranking of freeride and then will have access to world events. Unfortunately, the list of more than 30 proposed sites in the FWQ Calendar 2013 does not appear Italy; athletes who want to stand out in this discipline to showcase their talent will migrate to Switzerland, Austria and France. FWQ The highlight of the season 2013 takes place, however, quite close to our borders and is represented by Verbier Qualifier Week, which will take place on 14 and 20 January 2013.
Stanserhorn of Lucerne, the cable car becomes "cabrio"
In Switzerland, an hour's drive from Lucerne, the cable car Stanserhorn (1,898 meters) has experienced a world first: a cable car with a roof terrace to enjoy the extraordinary view on the ten lakes in the region, with the Alps to the south and the great plain of the Rhine to the north.
North of the Matterhorn is fashionable to look to the south are increasingly of the opinion that among the visitors to Zermatt decide to cross the border to visit the slopes of Cervinia and Valtournenche. Once skiers crossed the border to enjoy lunch in the Italian restaurants in Cervinia, today this is mostly because they cross the border on skis is a fad, one of the main attractions that characterize the fashionable resorts.
FWT Xtreme Verbier 2012: Swedes are the world champions of Freeride
In front of more than 8,500 astounded and cheering spectators, and over 40,000 viewers on the live feed on Internet, the top-level athletes put on their highest game today to tackle freeriding’s most illustrious competition, the 17th edition of the “Xtreme Verbier”. On the infamous north face of the Bec des Rosses, at 3,222 metres, in Verbier, Switzerland, the skiers and snowboarders were challenged by a 500-meter steep, rocky, and technical face, testing even the very best.
Bernina red train from Tirano to St. Moritz in the family costs less
"Bernina Express" is not just a train that links Italy and Switzerland, but it is a journey through the wonderful mountains with unique characteristics, a cross-Alpine ferrorie aboard one of the steepest in the world. Until May 31 with a single ticket costs about 73 â‚¬ a whole family group consisting of two parents and a maximum of 4 children can travel the famous scenic route from Tirano to St. Moritz in second class. < / p>
The cable car Diavolezza has closed its doors las 26th November 2011 and reopens Saturday, February 11th for the spring skiing season with a new look futuristic. This is the largest investment project of the company Bergbahnen Engadin St. Moritz AG's 2011/2012 season, the new cable is slightly smaller than the previous one, but is heavier and faster. The windows reach to the floor and guests can enjoy a stunning panoramic view.
It's in Switzerland the first ski lift powered entirely by solar energy, an environmentally friendly ski lift hosted it is the Swiss ski resort that overlooks the town of Tenna Walser, the Safiental, in the Swiss canton of Grisons. The lift was put into operation on 17 December and has been amazed at the ability to combine technological solutions and high efficiency.