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Get More Ruhpolding – The Lowdown

23 December 2016

Imagine your perfect ski resort. Is it a high-altitude, ski-in-ski-out resort with access to 500km of piste and a superclub? If so, Ruhpolding’s probably not for you. In and of itself, Ruhpolding’s ski area is a relatively small 22km. It also sits at a fairly low altitude, has a small-ish village centre and doesn’t offer TOO […]

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7 Reasons to Ski in Ruhpolding This Winter

28 October 2016

As part of our effort to introduce you to some of Europe’s lesser-known or unfairly overlooked ski resorts, we bring you Ruhpolding – a quaint and beautiful winter wonderland in Bavaria, Germany. Here are a few reasons we think this little gem of a resort is worth your consideration this season. Bavarian Food Bavarian food […]

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5 reasons to Ski in Obertauern this Winter

27 October 2016

Obertauern Get More Winter

Obertauern is known as Austria’s snowiest resort, but there are a boat-load of people out there who don’t know where it is or why they should care about it. We think that’s a crying shame, so here are five reasons to put Obertauern on your list: 1. It’s Purpose-built We’re well aware that purpose-built resorts […]

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Welcome To Your Winter – The Crystal Mountain Guide Is Here

12 July 2016

‘What’s skiing?’ ‘Is it good?’ ‘Where and how do I do it?’ These are questions we’ve all asked ourselves at some point or another, and even once we’re seasoned pros, the ‘where?’ and the ‘how?’ remain. The world of skiing is big, intimidating and full of options for anyone looking for their perfect winter adventure, […]

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Our Hidden Gems – Grindelwald, Switzerland

26 November 2014

One of our favourite things about skiing holidays is finding that “hidden gem”. The run that’s perfect after a fresh dump of snow, the restaurant that serves the Strudel with the vanilla cream, or that après bar that shoots Jäger from the ceiling. And so on. In a new series, we’ve decided to talk about […]

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