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Climate Change Wreaks Havoc with Ski Season

January 15, 2014 by  
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Canadian ski resorts are enjoying excellent snowfall this season, attracting a host of snow sport enthusiasts from Europe, as many European resorts experienced a slow start to the season. Many resorts in North America have been enjoying extensive snowfall, with the Polar Vortex keeping temperatures low, much to the delight of skiers…

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…

Bumper 2012/2013 Ski Season for Europe

April 3, 2013 by  
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>While in the United States snow skiing resorts are dealing with the economic impact of reduced snowfall, in Europe resorts have experienced a bumper 2012/2013 snow sport season…

Echo Mountain to Become Ski Training Center

September 19, 2012 by  
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Located west of Denver, the Echo Mountain ski area was recently sold at an auction to a company that plans to turn it into a ski training center. The new owner of the ski area is Pykkonen Capital LLC and the motivating factor behind the purchase was to provide a place primarily for school-aged young people to develop their competitive skiing skills…

Pennsylvania Ski Resorts Ready for 2011-12 Season

November 16, 2011 by  
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Winter sport enthusiasts heading for the slopes in Pennsylvania, U.S.A., this season have a number of exciting upgrades and developments to look forward to. From expanded terrain and improved equipment to upgraded facilities and passholder exchange programs, there is so much on offer in Pennsylvania for the 2011-12 season.

Good snow keeps resorts open

April 17, 2009 by  
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At a time of year when the skiing season should be coming to an end, and resorts begin to get ready to embrace the summer season, many resorts have remained open due to favorable snowfall, continuous snowfall and perfect weather conditions that have maintained the slopes. Skiing enthusiasts in Europe and in Northern America are therefore making the most of the extended winter season. Some resorts have reported up to 40 cm of snowfall in the last week, while others have maintained deep snow during their skiing season.

Deer Valley Celebrity Skifest

December 1, 2008 by  
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Award-winning snow sport destination, Deer Valley Resort in Utah, will be kicking off its winter ski season on 6-7 December with their annual star-studded Deer Valley Celebrity Skifest. This popular invitational ski event teams up former Olympic ski legends with film and television celebrities for a lively weekend of skiing, music and fundraising, with the Waterkeeper Alliance being the worthy recipient.

New Hampshire Resorts Get Ready for New Season Action

September 15, 2008 by  
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During the summer months each year, the New Hampshire ski resorts set about making improvements in preparation for the next snow skiing season. Regular visitors look forward to seeing what is new each year, while new-comers never fail to be impressed with the high quality of the New Hampshire ski resorts. So what can skiers look forward to in the 2008-2009 snow sport season?

Pats Peak Resort Improvements

July 30, 2008 by  
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Pats Peak in New Hampshire is a popular family snow sports destination which has built up a reputation for excellent snow skiing, snowboarding and snow tubing opportunities during the forty-six years that it has been welcoming guests. This local family-owned resort is not about to rest on its laurels though, and continually looks for ways to ensure that guests have a memorable snow sport experience.

Obergurgl – The Perfect Family Vacation Destination

July 23, 2008 by  
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The picturesque town of Obergurgl is, at a height of 1930 meters, the highest resort town in Austria. It was put into the spotlight in the year 1931, during the balloon flight of Auguste Piccard, but with a permanent population of approximately four hundred residents, Obergurgl is mostly a town that welcomes foreign visitors and skiing enthusiasts to its slopes. Over and above magnificent slopes, guaranteed snow and spectacular views, the village is also famous for the Scheiber family’s horse breeding operation that is a centre for Haflinger horses.

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