Purgatory Resort at Durango Mountain, Colorado

View from Durango, San Juan Mountains during Fall season

WINTER STATS SUMMIT ELEVATION: 10,822 ft / 3,299 m BASE ELEVATION: 8,793 ft / 2,680 m HOURS OF OPERATION: Monday – Sunday: 9:00 am-4:00 pm SKIABLE AREA: 1,605 acres / 650 hectares TERRAIN PARKS: 4 Annual Snowfall: 260 in / 660 cm Colorado is known for its high plains, forests, vivid landscape … Read more

Tiffindell Ski Resort: South Africa’s Best Winter Holiday Destination

Tiffindell Ski Resort on the south facing slope of Ben Macdhui

Vertical: 180 m Top elevation: 2,900 m Base elevation: 2,720 m Runs: 2 Lifts: 5 Lift capacity: 1600 people/hour Ski Slope: 2.4 km 25% easy 33% intermediate 42% difficult Don’t you know that there is a ski resort in Africa? Yes, and it’s Tiffindell! This year-round alpine ski resort established in 1993 in the Southern Drakensberg is situated … Read more

Andermatt Ski Resort and its Vast Ski Areas

Portion of the Oberalp ski area

Switzerland is home to skiing, which began in the 19th century and blossomed during the first eight decades of the 20th. While the British visitors delight in ski resorts of France, Austria, and Italy, as these Alpine neighbors have their own strength, yet in many respects, Switzerland is still a hard-to-beat skiing destination. … Read more

Unusual Winter Sports

Unusual Winter Sports

Here are some of the uncommon sports in the winter or in the snowy areas that you may be unfamiliar with (but might want to try): Curling Curling is an unusual sport which originated in the Old World. This sport, which consists of sweeping stones to reach the “eye” (target) of the … Read more