Ski season is in full swing here. Since this is our second year skiing the Alps, there are a few places we want to check off our list. One of them in St. Anton am Arlberg in the Austrian state of Tyrol. St. Anton is often called the “cradle of alpine skiing” for its role… Continue reading Seeing what the hype is all about in St. Anton, Austria
Today was my first go at snowshoeing in the Alps. Since my hiking group regularly hikes on Tuesdays, once the snow hits in winter, we exchange our hiking boots for snowshoes. Every Tuesday until Spring, this will be our routine. It was a beautiful day in the Toggenburg area, and we hiked at Alt St… Continue reading Snowshoeing begins for mama!
Swiss Alp skiing? Check! We eased into European Alp skiing with a great trip to Flumserberg in Switzerland. The kids did really well. We had a wonderful ski instructor named Barbara, who was very patient with us. I’m sure it was not easy to teach five people of very different levels of ski ability! We… Continue reading Our first experience skiing in the Swiss Alps
While my mom was here, she wanted to take a trip to stay in the Alps. When in Switzerland, right? Grindelwald had long been on my “must see” list, so we figured now was as good a time as ever. We loaded up our hiking boots and got in the car for the beautiful drive… Continue reading A hiking weekend in Grindelwald