When you think of skiing you think of clipping in, sitting on an ascending chairlift to then style your way down the slopes, right? The most common form of skiing of course, which became popular and experienced significant growth in the mid-1900’s. However, downhill skiing was not the first form of the winter sport requiring two wooden planks strapped to your feet and a poles in each hand, it was indeed cross-country skiing (often referred to as XC skiing). You can find cross-country routes in pretty much every ski resort, however there are some specific destinations that hold a reputation for offering the best kind of scenic trails. Read on to find out the best ski resorts for cross-country skiing….
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Last month I was lucky enough to experience first hand the jaw dropping The Alpina Gstaad. Without doubt, one of the most stunning luxury ski hotels in Europe and with facilities and service to match.
I spoke with Patrick Krummenacher, PR and E-Commerce Manager for The Alpina, and quizzed him on a few things that give The Alpina Gstaad that competitive edge….
Welcome Ski fans! If you are a regular reader of the Ski in Luxury Blog then you will know that the World Ski Awards are upon us. We have been giving our readers the down low on all the nominees for this years prestigious event and now it’s time for us to turn our attention to the nominees of Switzerland’s best ski resort.
Perched high up in the Bernese Oberland is one of the most legendary and luxurious resort in the World: Gstaad. Surrounded by some of the most beautiful Alpine scenery the eye can witness, Gstaad is a magical, romantic car-free village with a picturesque castle as its prominent feature.