Spring skiing in Europe

©Hilary Nangle Most Americans travel west to ski. Buck the trend: Fly east, hop The Pond, and ski Europe’s Alps. No North American resort can compete with the mind-boggling expanses of terrain. Think high-alpine bowls and craggy peaks zippered with equally mind-boggling varieties of...

Photos: Summer in Valais, Switzerland

One of my skisnowboard.com researchers is traveling through Western Switzerland visiting hotels and restaurants that are covered in the guidebook and on the Web. He is also adding summer activities for a future website. The photos that he has sent back to me are too...