Arlberg

By Everett Potter It’s a rare treat when you can stay in the boyhood home of one of the greatest figures in the world of alpine skiing. That’s what’s on offer in Haus Hannes Schneider, the childhood home of Hannes Schneider, the “father of modern skiing” … continue reading  

Learning the ropes in St. Anton, Austria. Photo by Ed Wetschler. By Ed Wetschler "St. Anton is more sporty than Lech," a local told me. "Lech has charm, but we have more demanding ski terrain that attracts a younger crowd."     Good point, one that helps explain why St. Anton

Hiking from the Steirlochjoch to the Spullersee. Story and photos by Ed Wetschler This town in Austria's Arlberg region feels like a Sound of Music set, and that isn't just my opinion. Hiking through alpine meadows with wildflowers and tame cows, I heard two other hikers — hip young women,