Blizzard Zero G 85 (and G95 & G 108) – Tested by me as well

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I did purchase a Blizzard Zero G85 last year and now had enough time to ski it in most conditions. Overall, I really like the ski which is very, very stable for its weight. The ski is – as mentioned … Continue reading

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The (Ultimate) Davos Ski & Backcountry Tour Guide – Introduction and Overview

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I have been ski touring in Davos for about 10 years and have skied almost all of the easier and more difficult peaks now. This guide provides an overview of the best ski/backcountry tours in the vincinity of Davos. There … Continue reading

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The (Ultimate) Davos Ski & Backcountry Tour Guide – Part 1 (Western Peaks)

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Ski & Backcountry Tours in Davos – Western Peaks The peaks of the Davos valley offer many ski tours, some of which are off the Parsenn ski area and some of which have to be climbed from the bottom of … Continue reading

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The (Ultimate) Davos Ski & Backcountry Tour Guide – Part 2 (Peaks Around Monstein)

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The tour numbers mentioned in my tour descriptions correspond to the tour numbers on http://www.map.geo.admin.ch, the site of the official Swiss maps, which now also include the ski touring routes. Type “ski” in the search bar and select “ski routes”. … Continue reading

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The (Ultimate) Davos Ski & Backcountry Tour Guide – Part 3 (Peaks around Sertig & Dischma Valley)

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The Sertig and Dischma Valleys are two picturesque side valleys in Davos. Both valleys offer some nice ski tours including the long tour from Dischma to the Scalettahorn (3068m) with its very steep North descent and the great Mittagshorn couloir … Continue reading

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The (Ultimate) Davos Ski & Backcountry Tour Guide – Part 4 (Peaks around Flüela)

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The Flüela Valley offers the most tours of the 3 side valleys (Sertig, Dischma, Flüela) around Davos. From the beginning of the year to May, the Flüela Pass Road is closed and one can only drive the car to Tschuggen … Continue reading

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In Search of Powder – First Ski Tour in 2017 (September!)

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It was quite cold and snowy during the last few days (mid September 2017), so I took the chance and drove up to Klausen Pass (1930m) and headed up towards Clariden (3276m), a popular spring ski touring mountain with some … Continue reading

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