Category Archive: Trip Reports

May 08

2 Wheels, 2 Planks: High Passes, Big Moon, Spring in Switzerland

Powder skiing during the 40-50cm storm that nearly broke the 20-day stretch of daily/nightly snowfall that welcomed us to the Alps. Between sunny days, snow fell for two more nights as we rolled east to Austria and Italy. Skiing as the 70-80 mph gusts of a good old fashioned foehn wind blew in, among the …

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Apr 18

2 Wheels, 2 Planks: Heftiger Schneefall

Relaxing back at camp in Switzerland’s Engadine Valley – Credit: EmberPhoto We’re pretty sure that’s German for “heavy snowfall”, and although we’ve managed to score some beautiful sunshine-filled days in the alpine over the last ten days in eastern Switzerland’s Engadine Valley, heftige Schneefall has been the norm here (stay tuned for some more photos …

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Feb 03

VIDEO: The Zero Approach Ski Tour

While some nice fresh snow has been piling up at higher elevations this past week (in the 1-5″ range) there’s nothing but a good ol’ fashioned crust coating most lower to middle elevation terrain. Fortunately, this crust is relatively supportive and offers a smooth skiing surface, especially with some fatter skis. Close to home, our …

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Jan 03

Video: Champlain Powder – Dec 2011

With another 1-6″ of powder snow falling since late Monday over the Adirondacks, Green Mountains (Champlain Powder) and parts of northern NH, ME and Quebec, we’ve got some nice fresh snow to slide around on this week. Although natural-snow base depths are very thin, some well maintained off-piste and backcountry lines are starting to lure …

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Nov 23

Giving Thanks

We are thankful at AdventureSkier for our good health and friends and families and our community; for the beauty and magic of the world in which we live; for the simple things that you don’t need to buy; for the warmth of the sun and the freshness of the wind. We are thankful for those …

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