IT'S Saturday afternoon, the sun is shining, the hotels are full to bursting and I am in the middle of an empty piste
There's a good variety of pistes
to suit all ski abilities too, with 19 blues, 33 reds and 15 blacks, often allowing a mixed ability group to ski the same area and reach the same destination using a mix of runs over the four main ski areas in the resort.
It has enough pistes
to last a month, never mind a week, half-pipes, snow parks, slalom courses, airbags and one of the longest ski seasons.
Rock the Pistes
is not just confined to Pistes
is not just confined to the slopes and there's plenty the slopes and there's plenty going on apres-ski with fringe going on apres-ski with fringe concerts at the resorts, club concerts at the resorts, club nights featuring guest DJs, lots nights featuring guest DJs, lots of places to eat and plenty of places to eat and plenty of opportunity to chill out and opportunity to chill out and recover for the next day's action.
I was scared, but I made it without setting off an avalanche or tumbling down to the piste
Using Google Earth, he measured the pistes
in over 50 of the world's biggest ski areas and found that lengths were exaggerated by anything from 7% to 150%.
Notre avis : Capoue est la piste
privilegiee par Monaco, Guilavogui reste le plan B.
For those seeking thrills and spills both on and off the piste
, it doesn't get much better than the Snowbombing Festival in Mayrhofen.
Construction de pistes
et de ponts pour le desenclavement de douars d'acces difficile.
Ski in early January and the pistes
are much quieter than later in the season, meaning no long lift queues.
Instructed to give more downward pressure here, and a welltimed bend of the knees there, I was soon catching the skiing bug and, while the green pistes
were serving their purpose, I soon had my eye set on the 'cruisey' blues.
TBut whatever your persuasion, there's an ample choice of pistes
to suit both at the beautiful ski resort of Soldeu in Andorra.
Offering 30km of pistes
served by a total of 12 lifts, there are 22 di erent runs for everyone from beginners to experts, including Scotland's longest pisted run, as well as off-piste
In a no-show snow week that results in hard, icy pistes
and rock-hard, nobbly off-piste
just uncomfortable and frustrating on a snowboard.
According to Valais police reports, six people have been referred to the cantonal prosecutor after allegedly setting off avalanches that swept onto official pistes
in Anzere and Zermatt, risking the lives of people skiing there.