Tag Archives: Ski resorts

France loses skiing pole position as US leads wintertime plays ends

Lack of snow in Alps and Pyrenees determines US useds overtake France as natures top skiing destination for first time since 2012 France the ground of pristine Alpine useds and dramatic Pyrenean vistas has been pipped at the pole as top nature winter sport end by its close rival the United States. French ski useds … Read More

Ischgl, Austria: enormous partying, great off-piste

Ischgls wild aprs is famed, but if you are able balk the tempt of the resorts defendant panorama and stumbled the piste with a clear psyche, theres pristine pulverization and untracked terrain to be enjoyed The last age I went to Ischgl, I went out each night. I had boozy lunches in mountain restaurants, indulged … Read More

Some in Northeast are beginning to wonder: Where’s the snow?

Dec. 8, 2015: A chairlift sits idle at Oak Mountain Ski Center in Speculator, N.Y.( AP Photo/ Mike Groll) MONTPELIER, Vt.- Some Northeasterners are beginning to wonder if a grey Christmas may precisely be a fantasy, and business owners who rely on snow are starting to worry if heated condition could lead to a nightmare … Read More

Fatbiking in California: could the cycling tendency be as big as snowboarding?

Fatbiking is booming, with more and more ski resorts the introduction of the sport, including Tahoe Donner in the Sierra Nevada where our scribe tries it out Fatbikes so referred because of their comically dense tyres are the latest trend in cycling. They look like the demon trucks of the biking nature and are designed … Read More