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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…

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 […]

Arlberg

February 9, 2009 by  
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The Arlberg is perhaps the most outstanding skiing region of Austria. Unlike the United States, where a ski resort is a single base for a skiing area near it, Europe terms large areas with many towns and villages that offer skiing as a ski resort. The Arlberg is the name given to a group of […]

Thredbo

February 9, 2009 by  
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Thredbo in Australia’s Snowy Mountains is one of Australia’s most popular ski resorts. It is located just a few miles away from Mount Kosciusko, Australia’s highest mountain and offers skiing for all levels. Extensive snow-making guarantees snow cover, so be prepared to ski on exhilarating trails, from the top all the way to the bottom […]

Argentiere

February 9, 2009 by  
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Argentière is a picturesque ski resort nestled deep in the Chamonix Valley, loacted high in the Haute Savoie region of France, close to the borders of Switzerland and Italy. Surrounded by dramatically rugged and majestic peaks, including the spectacular Mont Blanc and the Chamonix Aiguilles, it is one of the most picturesque and exciting places […]

Happo One

February 9, 2009 by  
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Happo One ski resort is known as a place for serious skiers. Located in the northwest Nagano prefecture in the beautiful Hakuba Valley, it is not far northwest of Tokyo. This lovely ski resort in Japan was host to the 1988 Winter Olympics. Mostly suitable for skiers, there is not much here for snowboarders, and […]

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