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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: Champery

By adamrowden, Wed 12th Dec, 2012 at 14:14
One of the oldest and today still one of the prettiest tourist resorts in Switzerland, Champery celebrates 150 years of tourism in 2007. Fortunately for its current guests, the resort has not expanded into a large town of high priced hotels and thousands of tourists, but instead has managed to retain its charm and character, making a stay here a pleasure in itself, even before you think about skiing.
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Resort Profile: Crans Montana

By adamrowden, Wed 12th Dec, 2012 at 15:58
Crans Montana is a ski resort that is situated in western Switzerland, in the heart of the Swiss Alps. Originally two villages, the natural advantages and resulting popularity of Crans and Montana led to the two villages joining under one name in the 1960s.
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Resort Profile: Engelberg Titlis

By adamrowden, Fri 20th Jul, 2012 at 09:28
With the majority of Switzerland's internationally famous resorts in the country's far west or south eastern corners, ancient Engelberg in the canton of Obwalden stands out alone in the centre of the country.
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Resort Profile: Leysin

By adamrowden, Fri 20th Jul, 2012 at 09:28
Leysin is a traditional Swiss resort that started a little lower down the mountain than the ski resort has reached now. You can get to the old village from a stop on the funicular railway that runs up to the resort from Aigle in the valley.
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Resort Profile: Mürren

By adamrowden, Thu 13th Dec, 2012 at 09:59
Located amidst some of the world's most spectacular scenery, Mürren is a charming little village that has managed to escape over-development despite being famous in the history of winter sports since the very start of downhill skiing. The first Alpine Ski World Championships were staged here in 1931 by the Ski Club of Great Britain and three years before that the first Inferno race, believed to be the longest downhill race in the world attracting around 1,500 skiers every January. And, it also remains the home of the world's oldest ski race, The Scaramanga.
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Resort Profile: Nendaz

By adamrowden, Thu 13th Dec, 2012 at 11:36
Nendaz is a cool little Swiss ski village that overlooks the Rhone Valley and is one of the smaller resorts linked to Verbier. It is mainly purpose built and is comprised of plenty of apartments and it also very quiet compared to Verbier.
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Resort Profile: Saas-Fee

By adamrowden, Thu 13th Dec, 2012 at 14:27
One of Switzerland's most important winter sports resorts, Saas-Fee, in the German speaking upper-Valais, also offers one of the five largest Summer skiing areas in Europe. Marketed, like Courmayeur, as 'the pearl of the Alps', the resort is car-free, which means vehicles are parked at a large car-park on arrival at the edge of the village and only small electric taxis, mostly owned by the hotels, hum quietly and slowly around the pedestrianised streets.
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Resort Profile: St. Moritz

By adamrowden, Mon 12th Nov, 2012 at 12:50
St. Moritz is a ski resort that is at the heart of the upper Engadin Valley in Switzerland. It is a large resort that plays host to some panoramic views of its surroundings and though it is a resort that is perfectly suited to intermediate skiers and snowboarders, there is enough tricky terrain and gnarly off piste to keep the expert riders and skiers happy.
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Resort Profile: Verbier

By adamrowden, Thu 13th Dec, 2012 at 14:43
Verbier is one of the world’s most regarded ski resorts and is ranked by many experienced skiers in their top 10, or top 5, or even number one. The resort has it all; a huge ski area with a vast vertical, topped with a glacier ; an authentic Swiss village with chalet-style architecture and great mountain scenery above and action-packed night life with excellent off-slope facilities.
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