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Obertauern – The Lowdown

31 January 2017

Obertauern is fairly unique in the world of ski resorts. It’s Austrian – fantastic – it’s high altitude – excellent – and it’s got a snow record that stands among the best in Europe. Interested? Good. Here’s our rundown of why Obertauern’s an absolute beast. Obertauern? More like SNOWbertauern There’s a lot of talk about […]

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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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Clash of the Titans: Norway vs. Finland

26 May 2016

We recently compared France and Austria, arguably Europe’s most formidable snowsport forces, in an attempt to establish where Europe’s best skiing is to be had. But in truth the question goes beyond those two nations – veritable paragons of pow though they are. Skiing was not always the fast-paced après-guzzling extreme sport it is today: […]

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5 Reasons to Ski at the Start of the Season

18 May 2016

Being the first on the mountain is never overrated. Peak ski season might run from around Christmas week to March, but Europe’s got loads to offer in early December. Whether you’re a Powder Hound in search of an off-piste party or you want a week in winter wonderland with The Unstoppables, we’ve got something for you. […]

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