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European  Ski Mountaineering

Links to further pages on the ski mountaineering possibilities in some of Europe's more far-flung and unusual snowy countries.

For information and pictures from ski tours in many areas of the European Alps see the Alpine Ski Mountaineering index page.

For more far flung areas of the world including the Andes, North & South America, China and New Zealand, see the  Worldwide Ski Mountaineering  index page.

Europe

 Austria see our Alpine Ski Mountaineering pages.
 Bulgaria The highest country in the Balkans.
 England Not the best skiing in Europe, but it can get good!
 Finland Some limited ski mountaineering in the extreme north of the country
 France see our Alpine Ski Mountaineering pages.

...and also our Pyrenees page and...

....finally our Massif Central page.
 Italy see our Alpine Ski Mountaineering pages.
 Norway Northern Europe's most expensive country, but great snow....
 Poland  The High Tatra mountains are a good ski-mountaineering destination, particularly if you like steep descents.
  Pyrenees  The French and Spanish sides of the Pyrenees have some good ski touring and ski mountaineering.
 Russia Skiing in the Russian Caucasus, including Elbrus, Europe's highest mountain.
 Scotland Well it's where I live, so I had to include it.
 Slovakia Slovakia shares a small part of the high Tatra mountains with Poland and has some good ski touring.
 Slovenia Reports, photos and info from ski-mountaineering trips in the smallest and least famous of the Alpine nations.
 Spain The Sierra Nevada and Mulhacen in the south of the country and the Pyrenees in the north provide good skiing.
 Sweden Some good ski mountaineering in the northwest
 Switzerland see our Alpine Ski Mountaineering pages.

 

Skiing down the southeast ridge of Ben Nevis towards Coire Leis, May 2015.

Skiing down the southeast ridge of Ben Nevis towards Coire Leis, Scotland, May 2015.

 

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