The Snow Sport Industry and Climate Change

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The Snow Sport Industry and Climate Change

July 16, 2014 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…

Experience the Thrill of Snowscooting

June 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…

S.A.F.E. A.S. – Raising Snow Safety Awareness

November 13, 2013 by  
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Developed by Jackie Paaso, Lel Tone, Elyse Saugstad, Michelle Parker, Sherry McConkey and Ingrid Backstrom, S.A.F.E. A.S. Clinics aim to raise snow safety and avalanche risk awareness among snow sport enthusiasts, particularly female snow sport enthusiasts…

Ski and Snowboard Show 2013

September 4, 2013 by  
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Features of this exciting family-fun event include Ski and Snowboard lessons with Chill Factore, the indoor Monarch Ice Rink (for all levels of expertise), curling games, wine tasting…

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…

Explore Yellowstone National Park on Skis

July 10, 2013 by  
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While thousands of people enjoy the natural wonders of Yellowstone National Park in the summer, a growing number of snows sport enthusiasts have discovered that the winter months are great for exploring the network of trails and backcountry areas…

Snow Sport at Falls Creek in Australia

May 15, 2013 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…

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…

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…

Climate Change Impacts on the Snow Sport Industry

December 12, 2012 by  
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As North America heads into the winter season, snow sport enthusiasts are getting ready to hit the slopes. But warm temperatures and a lack of snow are casting a shadow over what is traditionally…

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