Welcome to Alpine Duo, personal couples blog where we want to share our outdoor adventures with some personal input but also GPX files, pictures, or amateur guiding advice. Most of the content is related to skiing/ski-touring, MTBing, hiking or climbing.

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Vratna Poludnovy grun skitour (Slovakia) - Dec 18

Vratna Poludnovy grun skitour (Slovakia) - Dec 18

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This is going to be a short entry of our first ski tour in Slovakia. We went to Poludnovy Grun in Ski resort Vratna-Paseky (Mala Fatra range), close to Zilina. This was an on piste ski tour. We started at the parking lot and basicallly followed the lifts all the way up. The first part was prepared by pisten bully. The second was not prepared as it was not open yet, however there was enough snow to comfortably ski down from the top of the lift. Unfortunately, we did not make it all the way to the peak because of strong wind and lack of snow on the exposed sites. [ Read More... ]

Hirschberg skitour - Dec 18

Hirschberg skitour - Dec 18

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The second skitour this year started on the piste again, in Hirschberg. There is just enough snow to start the tour from the parking lot. The piste was fine on the climb but above the forest line, rocks were visible. I knew this will be tough for my skis today. Weather was better than snow conditions, clouds covered only valleys. There was clear sky with sun shining above 1200 m.a.s.l. [ Read More... ]

The season is on! - Roßkopf - Dec 18

The season is on! - Roßkopf - Dec 18

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It has been colder lately with couple of days when it was snowing. The conditions are finally good enough for an (on-piste) ski tour. The idea was to choose something short and close to Munich, so we can get to work afterwards. [ Read More... ]