Mountain/Lake

The Lodge and Spa at Three Forks Ranch, which doubles as an upscale fishing-and-hunting retreat, divides its stretch of the Little Snake River into 15 "beats" and limits the total number of anglers...
After opening on a hillside overlooking Zurich, Switzerland, in 1899, the Dolder Grand resort and kurhaus, or health retreat, soon became a gathering place for the European elite. But the towered and...
Wildflower Hall’s exotic surroundings make the resort’s comforts—butler service and high tea at 4 p.m.—all the more inviting. One of the spa’s new offerings is the two-and-a-half-hour Himalayan...
Although the ski slopes of Grindelwald and Wengen are less than an hour away, Victoria-Jungfrau’s high season is the summer, when polychrome sails glide along the bookend lakes, and the mountains...
Set on a forested hill above the city, Uma Paro’s tiered roofs and intricate window treatments and woodwork mimic the ancient monastery Drukgyel Dzong. The resort appears to have been part of the...
Feeling at home is the theme at the Point, an Adirondack Great Camp resort on New York’s Upper Saranac Lake. Mention your desire to paddle on the lake, and a picnic basket might be waiting for you in...
Designed to resemble the grand lodges of Yellowstone, Grand Teton, and Yosemite national parks, Bachelor Gulch is a soaring structure of timber and stone with three linked mountain areas that...
Adirondack Great Camps defined rustic opulence in the early 20th century, a role the Whiteface Lodge in Lake Placid, New York, could rightfully assume for the 21st. The authentically grand atmosphere...
Located on Mount Yoshida in Kyoto’s Kagura-oka neighborhood, Yoshida-sanso consists of five guest rooms in the main house and a semidetached villa. All of the rooms in the house overlook the property...
Stone facades, turrets, and cathedral ceilings provide an elaborate frame for the casual après-ski atmosphere within this château-style boutique hotel. The ground floor backs onto an outdoor, all-...
Guests fatigued after a day on the slopes of Whistler and Blackcomb mountains can retire to the Four Seasons’ spa or lounge by the outdoor pool, which is open year-round. Both settings afford...
At the world’s oldest ski resort, Suvretta House, guests enjoy the conveniences of a private, no-wait ski lift and ski school. During the warmer months, grazing cows replace skiers on the Alpine...
At the Stein Eriksen Lodge in Park City, Utah, ski valets may help you conserve your energy for the slopes as they slip your boots on for you, position your skis, and hand you your poles. The lodge...
The Hotel de Charme Les Airelles in Courchevel, France, unveils its latest escape from the cold this winter: a nine-bedroom, five-floor private chalet, located less than 20 feet from the Bellecôte...
Bruce Wallin, Robb Report’s Editorial Director and seasoned traveler, lists his favorite family ski resorts and hotels. There are several great options this season, as a number of new properties have...
Head to any ski mountain and you will find demo stations tempting you to take a brand-new pair of skis out for a spin. Ski shops also encourage test-drives of their inventory—which is neatly...
The Little Nell, the only ski-in/ski-out property on Aspen Mountain, is getting a makeover. When the hotel reopens in December, it will do so with freshly appointed rooms designed by Holly Hunt...
Before the “purse dog” or the “Labradoodle,” there was the gundog, and in the late 19th century, the age of the Great Camp, these hunting companions were treated with the utmost respect. This mind-...
Greg Norman has called Cornerstone Colorado (877.855.7273, www.cornerstonecolorado.com ) the best mountain golf course in the world. His may not be the most objective opinion—Norman designed the...
To avoid snagging the cottonwood behind us, Todd Curell, a fly-fishing guide at Three Forks Ranch on the Colorado–Wyoming border, suggests that I face downstream, shoot my forward cast above the...
During the great depression, when downhill skiing was in its infancy in North America and the sport’s enthusiasts were mostly considered daft, the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) sponsored a make-...
The 44-foot ketch Bonita , built in the shipyards of Buenos Aires in 1982, cuts through the water of Lago Nahuel Huapi. The snowcapped Andes of northern Patagonia—a region Argentines call the Lake...
It was mating season in Oberstdorf, the brightly frescoed village in the south of Bavaria, and all over town the young folks were pulling on their lederhosen and hiking boots and packing lunches of...
As morning breaks, the blast from an avalanche-control charge serves as reveille. A few minutes pass, and then boom! The second explosion suggests that it has snowed all night. The view from the...
The base of Ajax Mountain is Aspen’s social hub, where you can catch the Silver Queen gondola to the slopes, share a plate of truffle fries at the Ajax Tavern, or vie for space at the Little Nell’s...
I am not a fisherman, but I do subscribe to the theory that if you find yourself in Yankee Stadium, you certainly will be a baseball fan for at least that afternoon or evening. Thus my visit to the...
It is cold—bitterly cold, wickedly cold—in St. Moritz, Switzerland, in the final week of January, with temperatures climbing no higher than the single digits. A detailed ice sculpture of a wristwatch...
Now here is a pleasant view: Rising steeply just across the road from my balcony at the Hotel Jagdhof in Neustift, in the Austrian Tirol, is an Alpine meadow, a broad expanse of deep green dotted...
Since 1969, Frontiers International has been leading hunters and anglers into the wild in pursuit of sporting challenges and trophies. But few if any of the adventures it previously orchestrated can...
Impossible. That’s the word that once would have come to mind when confronted with such a challenge as the steep and narrow Lone Pine Chute, an uncharted run adjacent to Stone Crusher at Alta Ski...

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