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Skiing in the Dolomites of Italy

October 31, 2012 by  
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Located in north-eastern Italy, the Dolomites are a mountain range forming part of the spectacular Southern Limestone Alps, stretching from the Piave Valley in the east to the River Adige in the west…

Avalanche Awareness Lectures

October 16, 2012 by  
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The Ski Club of Great Britain is collaborating with The North Face and Snow+Rock to present informative session essential…

Serre Chevalier

February 9, 2009 by  
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Serre Chevalier, located near the Italian border of France, is a ski vacation resort with a traditional, almost ‘Provencal’ charm. This excelent value ski resort has a distinctly unpretentious French ambiance, and the thirteen authentic villages that make up this ski resort, range from ultra-modern hamlets to old-style villages. Located in a big south-facing Guisane […]

Sierra Nevada

February 9, 2009 by  
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Spain attracts visitors with its sunshine and beaches, but it also has some great skiing at Sierra Nevada in Europe’s southernmost mountain range. The ski resort is small in comparison to other European resorts, but has hosted the 1996 world ski championships. Sierra Nevada is the most southerly ski resort in Europe and has numerous […]

Davos

February 9, 2009 by  
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Davos is a large town in the southeastern corner of Switzerland, two hours away from Zurich. It was one of the first skiing venues and health spas in the Alps, and even today it offers slopes on a scale that few resorts can better. This original mega resort comprises of two parts, Dorf and Platz […]

Argentina

February 9, 2009 by  
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Argentina offers world-class skiing vacation destinations from June to September. The resorts are located in the Andes in Western Argentina and are easily accessible by a flight from Buenos Aires and then ground transportation to the slopes. The two major downhill skiing resorts are Cerro Catedral near Bariloche and Las Lenas near Mendoza. Cerro Chapelco […]

Cerro Bayo

February 9, 2009 by  
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A more scenic ski resort would be hard to find. Cerro Bayo in Argentina’s Lakes District is surrounded by forests and has a wonderful view of Lake Nahuel Huapi. Just five miles from the lovely town of Villa de Angostura in the Province of Neuquen, Cerro Bayo Ski Resort is a small ski resort that […]

Cerro Catedral

February 9, 2009 by  
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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 […]

Chapa Verde

February 9, 2009 by  
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Chapa Verde means ‘green grass’ in Spanish, not a particularly appropriate name for a winter playground! Chapa Verde is 78 kilometers south of Santiago in Codelco Chile Lands, el Teniente division. One can take a bus to the mountain from the nearest town of Rancagua. The area is renowned for its beautiful landscapes and the […]

Portillo

February 9, 2009 by  
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Portillo ski resort in Chile has an ambiance not easily matched. Located northeast of Santiago, and set high up on a plateau in the Andes, it is one of South America’s oldest and finest vacation resorts. There is no town in Portillo and only one hotel, the Grand Hotel Portillo with 123 rooms. The other […]

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