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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…

Snow Sport All Year Around at Liberty Mountain

July 24, 2013 by  
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With climate change impacting negatively on snow sport destinations in many parts of the world, an artificial alternative may be just what snow skiing and snowboarding enthusiasts are looking for…

Freestyle Thrills at Mt Bachelor

February 20, 2013 by  
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Social media and YouTube can serve as an inspiration to snow sport enthusiasts as the watch freestyle skiers and snowboarders pushing the limits and carrying out increasingly difficult maneuvers that seem to defy gravity…

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…

Ski and Snowboard Show 2012

October 4, 2012 by  
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Now in its 39th year, the Ski and Snowboard Show is set to bring you the latest and best in wintersports gear, holiday packages and much more…

Copper Mountain First to Fire Up Snow Guns for New Season

October 3, 2012 by  
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Favorable weather conditions in the Colorado Rockies have enabled Copper Mountain to fire up their snowmaking guns for the new snow sport season…

A Skiing Vacation in Russia

August 12, 2011 by  
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With over a hundred ski resorts in Russia, there are quite a few destinations to choose from. Most of the resorts in Russia are small, and some need a little upgrading to get up to international standard, but do have the basic equipment. There are a few resorts, however, that do stand out. Russia, famous for its cruel winters, provides ideal conditions for skiing enthusiasts and snowboarders to enjoy a winter sport vacation. With interest in Russian ski resorts increasing each year, it is foreseen that most resorts will upgrade and develop to accommodate the growing requirements.

Skiing Amidst the Pyramids of Egypt

June 3, 2011 by  
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When one thinks of Egypt, images of the scorching hot deserts and breathtaking pyramids come to mind. Caravans of camels and nomadic tents that are scattered on the horizon are what we picture in Egypt. Who would think of the country as a destination for skiing? Sandboarding down the dunes maybe, but definitely not snow skiing. However, it seems that there might be an indoor ski facility coming to Egypt in the near future, allowing visitors to enjoy the magic of Egypt and its history, combined it with a magnificent skiing vacation.

The Development of Snowkiting

May 20, 2011 by  
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Over the last few years the sport of snowkiting has increased in popularity and is now a regular sight on many of the slopes across the world, such as in Sweden, Canada, Austria, Norway, Russia, France and Iceland. It is very similar to kitesurfing, with the only difference being that snowkiting is done on ice or on the snow. It is a sport that has evolved greatly, with foil kites being used when the sport first made its appearance, as opposed to the inflatable kites that are used today.

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