Where the first people decided to strap wooden planks to their feet and fly down a mountain of snow is up for debate, but the most agreed upon location is in Scandinavia. The actual word ‘ski’ comes from the Old Norse word meaning stick of wood.
A lot of folks dread the autumn gloom, but not the snow bunny crowd – every onset of gray clouds and plump raindrops brings them closer to open slopes and waist-high powder. In anticipation of the forthcoming ski and snowboard season, we’re taking a look at some of the toughest, [...]
Most people flock to the slopes of Western Europe for their ski vacations. For a cheaper and more adventurous option, check out these Eastern European skiing hotspots! Bulgaria This former Soviet Republic is slowly making a name for itself in the world of winter sports enthusiasts. Bansko, Borovets and Pamporovo [...]
Strapping on some skis or a board and speeding down a snow-covered mountain is a very enjoyable experience. People from all over the globe pay homage to some of their biggest mountains during each ski season. The question is, how does skiing differ in the far corners of this globe.