The Sellaronda Ski Challenge

Gruppo del Sellaronda

It was my first full day on ski’s in nearly three years and I had foolishly decided it would be a good idea to take on the Sellaronda ski tour endurance challenge (evidently one of the ‘100 things to do before you die!‘) or alternatively as I found out all too late one of the 100 things to do that could actually make you die!

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Foto Friday – Cinque Torre

Cinque Torre

A close up view of the impressive Cinque Torre rock formations seen from the refugio while skiing in and around that spectacular area of the Dolomite Mountain range in Italy.

The conditions were perfect, the snow was deep, the sky was bluebird and the scenery was awesome!

A Ski Adventure to the Dolomites – the (Ski Kit List)!

Ski Kit for the Dolomites 2014

Once again – after two aborted seasons – I’m happy to post that finally I’m about to embark on another ski trip to europe, and after hearing so much over the years about this particular mountain range I’m very glad at last to announce that it will be to the spectacular Dolomites in Italy.

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A Ski Adventure to The Italian Alps

The Italian Alps.

After a near two-hour flight into Innsbruck plus a further four hours on a transfer coach travelling through the Austrian hinterland and then on through Switzerland, we eventually exited the Tunnel ‘Munt La Schera’ and entered our country of destination – Italy! Continue reading “A Ski Adventure to The Italian Alps”