Skiing in the Dolomites of Italy

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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…

Chapa Verde

February 9, 2009 by  
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Chapa Verde means ‘green grass’ in Spanish, not a particularly appropriate name for a winter playground! Chapa Verde is 78 kilometers south of Santiago in Codelco Chile Lands, el Teniente division. One can take a bus to the mountain from the nearest town of Rancagua. The area is renowned for its beautiful landscapes and the […]

Portillo

February 9, 2009 by  
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Portillo ski resort in Chile has an ambiance not easily matched. Located northeast of Santiago, and set high up on a plateau in the Andes, it is one of South America’s oldest and finest vacation resorts. There is no town in Portillo and only one hotel, the Grand Hotel Portillo with 123 rooms. The other […]

Valle Navado

February 9, 2009 by  
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Size does matter, particularly if you dream of off-piste skiing in the Andes. Built in 1988 at the foot of the imposing El Plomo Peak by a French company, Valle Nevado has a distinct French ambiance which sets it apart from other ski vacation resorts of Chile. Valle Nevado is extremely popular with snowboarders and […]

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