Like many other ski resorts in North America, Angel Fire Resort has been working various upgrades and a sizable expansion for the upcoming 2011-12 winter sport season. The New Mexico resort stands with a summit elevation of 10,677 feet and vertical drop of 2,077 feet amidst the Rocky Mountains. Skiers and snowboarders heading to Angel Fire Resort for the new season can look forward to the fantastic addition of a Nordic Center, as well as improvements to the terrain parks.
The Nordic trails of Snow Park will be the venue for the Cross Country Sprint. A new course is being set out for the 2011 event, and spectators will be able to see the entire course from the Snow Farm base building. The race runs on individual time trials, with a 15-second interval start. The […]
The Vancouver Winter Olympic Games 2010 will be taking place from the 12th of February to the 28th of February 2010. This thrilling international event began in France in 1924, when the first Olympic Winter Games were held in Chamonix.
Taking place at Mount Washington Resort, the Geschmossel Classic Ski Race is a 15 km race along the Ammonoosuc trail network at Bretton Woods Nordic Center. Registration begins at 08h00, with a mass race start at 11h00, and the Awards Ceremony beginning at 13h00 Date: 18 January 2010 Venue: Bretton Woods Nordic Center at Mount […]
The 2009 Nordic World Ski Championships are currently underway in Liberec, Czech Republic. This grueling stage of ice and snow sees the best competitors from across the globe take part in some exhilarating skiing events as they battle it out for the FIS Nordic World Ski Championship title.
Skiing was not a vacation recreation but a means of transportation in winter in Northern Europe and Asia thousands of years ago. Early skis were made from the bones of large animals strapped to the toe of the boot with leather strips. In Scandinavia wooden skis were believed to be used even five thousand years […]
Oberstdorf, where the World Nordic Championships were held in 1987 and 2005, is the leading winter sports resort of the Allgäu Region of southern Germany. Popular with locals as a ski, spa and vacation resort, Oberstdorf’s proximity to Austria’s Kleinwalsertal area adds to the continental ambiance. They have a common cross-border area ski pass, giving […]
Come to Whitewater Ski Resort and experience the magic of Ymir Mountain. Whitewater has a reputation for powder and though the resort has a great old-time feel, it is this natural delight which draws hundreds if not thousands of visitors to this small part of Canada each year in search of one of the ultimate […]
The oldest ski resort in Argentina is most aptly named. The Cerro Catedral ski resort is also known as Catedral Alta Patagonia and its two mountain peaks bear a striking resemblance to the towers of a medieval cathedral. Located in the Rio Negro province of the Patagonia region, Cerro Catedral is one of the largest […]
SolVista Basin at Granby Ranch, just 15 minutes from Winter Park and beside the Continental Divide of Colorado, is known as an affordable family ski area. Skiers and snowboarders of all ability levels take pleasure in traversing the diverse terrain surrounded by amazing scenery. SolVista stretches across two impressive mountains, providing endless opportunities to explore […]