Tag: arctic

  • Alpenglow

    Alpenglow at Arctic Valley is situated in Chugach State Park, right beside Alaska’s Anchorage. This lovely ski area is operated by the volunteers who are members of the Anchorage Ski Club. Alpenglow is well-known by snow sport aficionados from around the continent. So whether you are a skier, snowboarder, telemark fan or ski skater, Alpenglow […]

  • Lapland

    A family vacation in Finland offers plenty of skiing and off slope activities for the young, and young at heart, alike. Unlike the ski resorts of the Alps, Finland offers ski resorts in the midst of untouched natural surroundings, with lakes, mountains and forests all around. Some of the ski areas are in Lapland, within […]

  • Riksgransen

    Way up in the north of Sweden, near the Norwegian border and into Lapland, Riksgransen is the world’s northernmost ski resort. This is a playground for adults, an athlete’s resort, where skiers and snowboarders come when other ski resorts of Europe are winding down at the end of their skiing season. Riksgransen is a very […]

  • Terje Håkonsen Sets New World Record

    A new world record was set at The Oakley Arctic Challenge in Oslo recently. World-renowned snowboarding champion Terje HÃ¥konsen surpassed the previous record for highest air on a quarter pipe. ...

  • Heli-Skiing in Greenland

    Heli-skiing, or the use of helicopters to reach isolated tops of slopes, was first used in the American Rockies. It is in far-off Greenland, however, that heli-skiing has really come into its ...