The famous Quatre Vallées are without doubt one of the highlights in the life of a skier. Offering 412 km of downhill slopes, among which 200 km are considered medium-steep to steep. The "Four Valleys" is also a mecca for off-piste skiing. In the heart of the valley is also the Mont Fort, at an altitude of 3330 m above sea level, also called the peak of pleasure. Do not miss the track of 15 km with a total descent of 2,500 m! The season begins with the first snow and ends in late April. The localities of the area are Verbier, Nendaz, Veysonnaz and La Tzoumaz.
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.
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.
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.
Skiing low cost you can with hostels in the snow
di Rino Galeno on Thursday 29 November 2012
Into the'' Who said that winter sports are a pleasure too expensive? The chain of hostels with HostelsClub the motto "cheap & ski" offers the most sought-after destinations European winter at a very low cost! The winter season 2012-2013 is opened for all of Austria, Germany, Switzerland, Italy and Poland due to the hostels at high altitude. P>
Engadine, on Diavolezza you wake from 20 October
di Rino Galeno on Friday 28 September 2012
Into The 2012-2013 winter ski season begins on 20 October on Diavolezza, when the glacier reached by cable car from the Bernina Pass, is scheduled to open the first chairlift. these days some dusting of snow has whitened the landscape, but it is mainly due to the geotextile sheets that during the summer the glacier that covered the red run down from Sass Queder will be in peak condition. p>
Two-year stop to the station of San Bernardino (CH)
di Rino Galeno on Friday 14 September 2012
Into Bad news for all lovers of skiing in San Bernardino (CH). According to what reported in the Corriere del Ticino weeks next winter, and probably also the next one, the ski area in the Swiss Grisons will be closed. News that does not appeal to many Como, who the Swiss resort as a traditional destination, but that could bring new users to the ski resorts in the province. P>
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.
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>