The Snow Sport Industry and Climate Change

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The Snow Sport Industry and Climate Change

February 16, 2015 by  
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The snow sport industry has been identified by the United Nations Environment Program as being one of the most vulnerable industries when it comes to being affected by climate change. With average winter temperatures rising, and the first snowfalls happening later and later, it is becoming increasingly difficult for resorts to run for the number of days they would have in the past…

Snow Sport at Falls Creek in Australia

February 15, 2015 by  
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Located in the Alpine National Park in the north-eastern region of Victoria, Australia, Falls Creek offers world-class snow skiing facilities during the country’s winter months. Lying at an altitude of between 1,210 and 1,830 meters the ski-in, ski-out resort has lift facilities to take snow sport enthusiasts…

Experience the Thrill of Snowscooting

December 18, 2014 by  
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Described as a cross between snowboarding and BMX, snowscoots are an exciting and novel addition to the ever-growing array of snow-sport equipment. Consisting of two boards with handlebars and foot straps, snowscoots are highly maneuverable as riders can steer as well as use their body movement to change direction, while reaching similar speeds to those attained…

SugarFest 2014

October 15, 2014 by  
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Enjoy an exciting weekend of snow sport fun at SugarFest. Visitors can look forward to an Adult Preseason Ski Clinic, awesome equipment demos, an opportunity to meet Olympic medallist Paul Wylie…

Skiing Without Snow

September 3, 2014 by  
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While artificial ski slopes are not likely to replace the real thing, they can come in very handy for skiing enthusiasts to brush up on their skills out of season, and provide and exciting pastime in areas that don’t traditionally get real snowfall or conditions cold enough to maintain artificially generated snow…

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