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News / Off-Piste Skiing On 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 On 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 On April 2, 2017

Last ski days of the season in the Dolomites. Off-piste skiing in Arabba, Sella massif ski traverse via Val Ciadin and Culea, Forcella Bachet ski traverse, ski mountaineering to Punta Penia and Forcella del Vernel.

After the two good weeks together with the Ski Club Great Britain, the snow situation in the Dolomites was getting more critical in some ways. The temperature was getting higher, the snow on south slopes disappeared visibly around 2000 meters, and a warm Fohn wind blew constantly from the north. Never before this season my attitude has been “let’s go and see” rather…

News On February 4, 2017

Climbing the via ferrata on Piccolo Cir, skiing the Sellaronda, off-piste skiing on Pitztal Glacier and ski touring in Sankt Anton. All in the same week!

Who would have ever thought of a second year in a row without snow in the Dolomites in early February? Everything has been so unpredictable in these last winters, so the key word is definitely “being flexible.” Janet and Shel just came to the Dolomites for 4 days of off-piste skiing and ski touring, unfortunately we had to change our…

News On January 15, 2017

Off-piste skiing and ski touring in Sestriere and Monginevro.

Lots of snow finally arrived in the Northern Alps, in Abruzzo and all the way down to Mount Etna in Sicily. Unfortunately in the South of the Alps, including the Dolomites,it’s been still very cold and dry. Last Saturday I was back on the road to Piemonte, for a 3 day off-piste skiing and ski touring around Sestriere and the…

Activities / Off-Piste Skiing On December 10, 2016

Off-piste skiing in Arlberg, Austria. 6 guided ski days around St.Anton, Stuben, Zurs, Lech.

WHEN: 6 guided ski days, on request, from January to April COST: from 1850 € pp plus 10% for each person up to a maximum of 4. INCLUDED: guide service, avalanche transceiver for participants. NOT INCLUDED: all expenses (hotels, lift passes, meals etc..) for the group and for the guide. I arrange private off-piste skiing guided trips in Arlberg, the…

Off-Piste Skiing / Ski Touring On December 11, 2016

Skiing the Dolomites Haute Route

WHEN: 6 days on skis, from february to mid april. COSTS: please send an inquire if interested. The Dolomites, thanks to great connections in between ski resorts and a system of comfortable and cozy mountain huts, they offer amazing opportuinities to set up hut-to-hut trips, combining the skiing off-piste served by lifts with some ski touring sections. My plan is for…