Safe Skiing
Learn to ski over 30? Tips for beginners and those returning to skiing

Are you over 30 years old and want to learn to ski? Or have you taken a longer break and now want to return as an ...

Top 10
The longest valley runs in the Alps

It is the crowning moment of a day on skis: the last slope that leads down into the valley. At best, you can take ...

Safe Skiing
They’re short, but great fun: Fun carvers ensure special skiing fun

While the short fun carvers were smiled at for a long time, more and more skiers are discovering the fun of short ...

Holidays & Winter Sports
Skiing technique – Part 2: How to ski on a steep piste

A big part of skiing is about technique and tactics. SnowTrex discussed this complex issue with Max Holzmann, chief ...

Top 10
The 10 highest ski areas in Switzerland

Switzerland is without doubt one of the Alpine countries with the most magnificent mountain panoramas. A sea of ...

Safe Skiing
Danger of avalanches is a danger to life: the right behaviour for avalanches

Every winter sports enthusiast knows that skiing – just like every sports – can bear risks. One of those risks ...

Equipment
Ski Production: How Skis Are Made

Colloquially, we like to call them “boards”, our skis. But how are they actually made – these ...

Holidays & Winter Sports
Having a nosebleed in your ski holiday – How does it happen? What can you do?

Doesn’t this sound familiar? – It is a completely normal situation in your ski holiday, like strapping on your ...

Top 10
The 10 largest ski areas in France

The French Alps are home to some of the highest peaks in Europe and the country is known for its mega ski areas. ...