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Resort Profile: Zell am See - Schmitten

By adamrowden, Wed 5th Dec, 2012 at 15:13
The attractive lakeside town of Zell am See has a different feel to it than most Austrian ski destinations. Perhaps because of its size or its water front location, this is not the normal mountain village made up of a few dozen giant wooden chalets.
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Resort Profile: Alpe d'Huez

By adamrowden, Wed 14th Nov, 2012 at 14:19
One of the world's major ski centres, the Grandes Rousses ski area above Alpe d'Huez is a huge and high domain served by an extensive lift system. The resort itself is one of Europe's highest and largest with a massive vertical drop, crowned by the Sarenne Glacier. Built above the original village of Huez, the resort has expanded in all directions over the past 20 years or so.
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Resort Profile: Andermatt

By adamrowden, Fri 20th Jul, 2012 at 09:28
Andermatt is one of Switzerland’s oldest and most picturesque villages and it is compact with a limited supply of nightlife, however the ski area is usually snowsure. It is located just north of the St Gotthard Pass and is known as the Crossroads of the Alps.
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Resort Profile: Avoriaz

By adamrowden, Thu 15th Nov, 2012 at 09:12
Avoriaz represents a breakthrough in modern resort design. While ski centres in the 1960s were being 'thrown up' or developing in areas of great natural beauty in France, Italy, Switzerland and North America, Avoriaz was arguably the first to consider the importance of architectural design. Built on a cliff edge above the already successful French resort of Morzine, Avoriaz still seems 'space-aged' and unique 40 years on.
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Resort Profile: Bad Gastein

By adamrowden, Wed 5th Dec, 2012 at 13:37
Bad Gastein is a historic and grand spa resort that is located in one of the largest ski areas in Austria. Situated in the Gastein ski area Bad Gastein has sophisticated après options and it also has some pretty banging skiing to be had.
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Resort Profile: Bankso

By adamrowden, Thu 6th Dec, 2012 at 11:11
Bansko enjoys the best snow record in Bulgaria, and is often regarded as the nation’s best. It is an old town that has relatively recently been turned into a cracking ski resort, with modern lifts and well groomed (by Bulgarian standards) pistes.
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Resort Profile: Bardonecchia

By adamrowden, Fri 20th Jul, 2012 at 09:27
Bardonecchia is a traditional border town in the sunny Susa Valley of Italy's Piedmont region. Near to the French border, on the Italian side of the Frejus Tunnel, Bardonecchia has grown from a typical mountain town into a cosmopolitan holiday resort where visitors can still wander along ancient cobbled streets and enjoy the weekly market that's been going on since medieval times.
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Resort Profile: Barèges La Mongie

By adamrowden, Tue 27th Nov, 2012 at 14:24
The ski resort of Barèges La Mongie is the largest in the French Pyrenees. It's in the Pays Toy area of the Hautes-Pyrénées department in the Pyrénées region (South of Lourdes). It's also known as the Domaine Du Tourmalet. The lift-served area extends from 1400m to 2500m and there are 100km of lift-served runs plus acres of unexploited space between the pistes for easy-access off piste.
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Resort Profile: Breckenridge

By adamrowden, Thu 13th Dec, 2012 at 12:21
Breckenridge is a cracking town that has good skiing and boarding as well as a brilliant atmosphere and fantastic snow. The laid back atmosphere and facilities in town make it a very different experience from the European working Experience.
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Resort Profile: Cerro Catedral

By adamrowden, Tue 13th Nov, 2012 at 12:16
Cerro Catedral is a mountain located 19 kilometres (12 mi) from San Carlos de Bariloche, and inside the Nahuel Huapí National Park, Patagonia, Argentina.
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