Winter goes wild in Arlberg

AustriaSki+board / March 2022
'Austria'

A less stubborn skier than me would have ended the ski season of 2021/22 on a high in December. And I am not talking Covid lockdowns here. Snowfall in the first week of December in Arlberg was bounteous: in three days three metres of snow plunged everything from lift pylons to traffic lights deep under the lightest powder west of Hokkaido. As the season carried on, plentiful snowfall became a rarity. Still, I had two days of nice powder over Christmas and the New Year in Schladming, plus two days of seriously enjoyable snow during my week in Courchevel. But I’m talking four days...Read more