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Skiing at Obertauern

September 17, 2014 by  
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Located in Radstadt Tauern, a subrange of the Austrian Central Alps, the winter sports resort of Obertauern offers more the 100 kilometers of pistes with the guarantee of snow from mid-November through to early-May each year. State-of-the-art lift facilities ensure skiers are transported safely and swiftly to even the highest peak…

New Zealand Resorts Wait for Snow

August 6, 2014 by  
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While Australia’s resorts revel in late snowfalls, south-east neighbor New Zealand has not been so lucky. With winter entering its third month, some resorts have been unable to open, while others are relying heavily on snow-making equipment. Larger resorts at high altitudes may be able to drum up some business with snow-guns providing cover for slopes, but smaller ski areas, some of which operate as non-profit organizations…

Skiing in South Africa

February 26, 2014 by  
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Often referred to as “Sunny South Africa”, this diverse multicultural country on the southern tip of the African continent is generally not readily associated with snow skiing. However, there are snow skiing options in the country, at least one of which is available all year around…

Going for Speed with Skate-Skiing

January 30, 2014 by  
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Skate-skiing offers adventure seeking snow sport enthusiasts something different to try their hand at on groomed trails and it is fast gaining in popularity at a number of North American ski resorts. Although it is possible to skate-ski on cross country skis, it’s not ideal and skiers won’t get the true effect of the sport.

Prepare to Hit the Slopes!

December 11, 2013 by  
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As snow starts falling in the Northern Hemisphere, weekend warriors are dusting off their skis and snowboards and heading for the slopes in increasing numbers. While keeping fit all year round is the best solution for avoiding painfully rediscovering muscles you haven’t used since last ski season, if you haven’t been doing that, experts recommend…

Skiing in Tyrol

October 30, 2013 by  
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Located primarily in Austria, the ski region of Tyrol features no less than 500 peaks rising more than 3,000 meters above sea level. More than one hundred alpine ski resorts with more than 5,200 kilometers of skiable terrain, catering for a wide range of snow sport activities, can be found in Tyrol…

Snow Tubing – Loads of Family Fun

March 19, 2013 by  
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An activity that is similar to sledding, snow tubing is a whole lot of relatively safe fun that can be enjoyed by the entire family as a winter sport…

Enjoy Spectacular Skiing in Russia

February 6, 2013 by  
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As the host country for the 2014 Winter Olympics, Russia has been drawn to the attention of the international snow skiing community, which may very well mean more business for the country’s numerous ski resorts and areas…

Snow Sport Fun with Man’s Best Friend

December 26, 2012 by  
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With its name derived from the Norwegian term skikjøring, translated ‘ski-driving’, skijoring offers loads of snow sport fun for both human and canine (or equine) participants. Skijoring relies on a close partnership between skier and dog…

Toronto Ski, Snowboard & Travel Show 2012

September 18, 2012 by  
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This is a great opportunity to check out the latest in snow sport gear and venues with more than 200 exhibitors and over 125 resort operators all under one roof…

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