Catgory: Ski

Ski-tour planning in Swiss Alps

The ski season is now on! Let me write a very short note about resources that can be used for the ski-tour planning in Swiss Alps. Disclaimer: these are for people who know about skiing, mountains, avalanches, dangers in the wilderness, and so on. If you are not sure that the description matches you (or… Read more »

Pointe de Sans Bet. Ski tour with UniGe.

Another fantastic day with Dominique and UniGe. Today we did Pointe de Sans Bet in Le Giffre valley. There were nobody around except us! And a lot of powder. Actually the best ski tour for this season so far.

Haute Pointe. Ski tour with UniGe.

What I really like is our University Sport Activities. From January till March (or, weather permitting, even April) University of Geneva organizes different ski tours with mountain guides. It is a great opportunity to do a ski tour, especially if you do not have your own company. I quite often do not have one since… Read more »

Ski tour. Böshorn and Galehorn

Let us continue our ski-tour stories form the early winter season. As far as the snow cover is not yet too abandon this year in the Alps, we went to the same region—Simplon pass.

Ски-тур в Симплоне — Tochuhorn

На второй день мы пошли на другую сторону долины. В начале дня опять ничего не было видно, а потом выглянуло солнце.

Ски тур в Симплоне — Как найти отличный пухляк до начала нормального горнолыжного сезона

Зима на дворе, в Женеве мрачно и пасмурно. Конечно надо кататься на лыжах, но тут одна проблема — снега пока тоже вроде почти нет. Курорты открыты только некоторые, да и в тех полторы трассы. В хочется-то кататься по пухлому свежему снегу, бескрайней нетронутой целине, нестись в даль… Да, буду ближе к делу — хитрый лыжник… Read more »

Ski season 2014-2015 is open!

  November, 8th – we open the ski season in Verbier, Swiss. Ура! С началом сезона!