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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…

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 […]

Extreme

February 9, 2009 by  
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If you’re an adrenaline junkie looking for a new rush, extreme skiing might be just up your ally. The amazing speed combined with the rush of adrenaline keeps many great skiers coming back for more each winter. And of course there is the prestige that goes with being an extremist – not many people are […]

Valle Navado

February 9, 2009 by  
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Size does matter, particularly if you dream of off-piste skiing in the Andes. Built in 1988 at the foot of the imposing El Plomo Peak by a French company, Valle Nevado has a distinct French ambiance which sets it apart from other ski vacation resorts of Chile. Valle Nevado is extremely popular with snowboarders and […]

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