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News / Off-Piste Skiing May 16, 2018

Off-piste week around St Anton, Arlberg.

Last February I moved to St Anton in Arlberg for for a week of deep powder and off piste skiing  with Rich and his friends from Tiburon, California. I’ve been skiing around the Arlberg for quite a bit now that I can say I know the area between St Anton, Zurs and Lech pretty well, thanks to Kai also, a…

News May 4, 2018

February and March Off piste skiing and ski touring in the Dolomites. Valscura couloir on Sassongher, Holzer couloir, skiing around Arabba, Marmolada and the Sella Massif. Ski touring around Puez and Monte Pelmo.

February and March are the perfect months for off piste skiing and ski touring. In the Dolomites we didn’t have other huge snowfalls after the one on the day after Christmas, but we had many little dumps which were perfect to build the layer up and cover the old tracks. The conditions for couloir skiing were already good in mid-January,…

News February 1, 2018

January, ski touring, off-piste and steep skiing in the Dolomites. Costabella on Cristallo, forcella di Colfiedo ski traverse, Arabba, gruppo del Puez, Val delle Fontane and Holzer Couloir on Sella group.

After ten days of perfect weather the strong wind “finally” showed up for several days in the Dolomites, making our lives tough to find safe ski itineraries with good snow. Some hidden valleys remained protected by the wind, couloirs got back into good shapes, mostly all the open bowls  became smooth hard packed, like the Val Mesdì which was very…