Category Archives: extreme

10 Mind-Blowing Skiing Videos

Get ready for some action! If you’re getting excited for your holiday, looking to pick up a few tips, or simply love winter sports- you’ll probably be addicted to YouTube ski videos right about now! But which are the best? We’ve put together a list of our favourite mind-blowing skiing videos out there. This is the closest you can get to the thrills of the slopes without actually being on them. It’s amazing what some people can achieve with a

Best Alpine Winter Activities to Add Adventure to your Ski Holiday

Skiing is just the tip of the iceberg for winter fun in the Alps – it’s a giant snowy playground of adventures just waiting to be discovered! More and more resorts are offering an array of alternative activities for non-skiers as well as tempting powder addicts to taste new adventures for a bit of extra fun on holiday. As specialists in winter activity holidays Undiscovered Mountains have shortlisted the best Alpine winter activities to help you choose where to spend

Ski And Snowboarding Events To Have Fun In April 2015

Every skiing season our lives are taken over by various ski and snowboard events. Skiers at Alpine ski resorts are overwhelmed by the amount of entertaining activities offered during the ski season. Check out the list of 5 ski and snowboard events to join in April while enjoying your holidays at the popular Alpine resorts. Obergurgl, Austria If you are skiing in the Austrian Alps, you probably know that this is the true place to try a delicious Alpine cuisine

Best Inspiring Snowboard Films

If you are not getting to the slopes this season, or your skiing holidays have already passed but you want to keep the flame burning, take a look at our list of best inspiring snowboarding films. Black Winter. A very exciting and fascinating film about park snowboarding, featuring great snowboarders, such as Torstein Horgmo and Jason Dubois. Includes quite a lot of dangerous scenes, so if you are not a pro, don’t try them at home!  The Ultimate Ride: Shaun

Black Ski Runs – Extremals Are Welcome On Board

When you are coming to the Alps and finally hit the slopes, you may notice different grading of pistes – green, blue, red and black. Green color means that this is exactly the place you have to to ski, if you are new to the slopes. Blue colored pistes are for early intermediates, who are able to snowplough turn confidently. Red ones are for advanced intermediates able to link together short radius parallel turns. When you see the red mark

5 Good Reasons You Should Try Snowshoeing

Are you an avid skier or snowboarder? If you are then you probably know everything there is to know about your ski area, pistes and slopes, lifts and apres-ski to relax after a long day on the snow. And you have probably seen people wearing strange thingies on their feet looking a bit like skis. They are called snowshoers, representing a popular winter activity for recreation – snowshoeing.   Origin of Snowshoes Once the mode of snow travel used in

Extreme Snow Wallpapers For Your PC

If you are a winter sports fan, you probably love everything about snow – fun on and off the slopes, beautiful mountain landscapes, capturing stunning pictures of aerial manoeuvres performed in a halfpipe, or just skiing photos for your family archive. The last ones can be a sweet reminder of a time you spent on your skis or board. Or, if you are a beginner skier or snowboarder, you can get motivated by breathtaking extreme snow sports shots saved as