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  • Whither The Weather? Straight Forecasts From The Horses' Mouths

    Skiers might be forgiven a sense of foreboding as they learn the Alpine World Cup slalom races in Levi, Finland, scheduled for the second weekend in November, have been canceled because of poor snow conditions and unfavorable forecasts. Full Article

    7th November 2007

  • Kitzbuhel Has Its Earliest Ever Opening

    Kitzbuhel has opened for the winter. Full Article

    6th November 2007

  • New Six-Pack At Zell am Ziller

    There's a new six-seat chairlift at Zell am Ziller in the Zillertal Valley. Full Article

    15th October 2007

  • Ski Show In St Anton

    More than 100 ski instructors plan to perform in a special weekly show this winter. Full Article

    5th October 2007

  • Obergurgl, Solden Reunited Once More

    Obergurgl and Solden have issued a joint lift ticket. Full Article

    3rd October 2007

  • 16 Inches Of Fresh Snow In Austria

    Austria's largest lift-linked ski area, the SkiWelt, has received a healthy early season snowfall. Full Article

    11th September 2007

  • Ski Right Now At Pitztal

    Austria's Pitzal Glacier is open right now after completion of improvements. Full Article

    4th September 2007

  • Austria: Let's Get This Season Started

    The SkiWelt is planning a dazzling Winter Opening weekend in Söll to kick off the 07-08 winter season. Full Article

    27th August 2007

  • Lots of Snow for the Rich and Famous in Lech

    The upmarket neighbour of St Anton in Austria's Arlberg region, Lech, has eight feet of snow on upper slopes (more than usual) and two feet at the base (a little less than normal). The resort, which famously stages a yacht show despite being more than 4000 feet up in the Alps, is a major draw for the rich and famous. Full Article

    27th March 2007

  • St Anton's Spring Snow and Sun Await

    With an eight foot snow depth on upper slopes, just a little below the huge average for this time of year, St Anton is gearing up for it's popular Spring skiing season. The resort has a lot of Spring special deals including the popular Firn week from March 24th to 31st as well as the sun skiing package rate of April 7th to 14th. Full Article

    13th March 2007

  • Hintertux Ready for Summer Season

    There's more than six feet of snow lying on the Tux glacier in Austria's Ziller Valley. This is one of just a few remaining European glaciers that stays open for snow sports year round, as well as being one of the continent's largest summer ski areas. Full Article

    6th March 2007

  • More High-Speed Uplift at Saalbach

    Saalbach, Austria's most popular ski resort, and one of the largest with 125 miles of runs, has opened two new six-seater chairlifts this winter. Full Article

    26th February 2007

  • Float Over the Powder at Fiss (150 Feet Over)

    Most people head to Fiss in the Tyrol to ski, but if you fancy trying something unique, you can float even higher above the powder by taking a ride on the resort's remarkable "Flieger." Full Article

    12th February 2007

  • Austrian Snowfall Takes Tux Past Six Feet

    Many Austrian ski areas have been benefitting from daily falls of six inches or more over recent days. The Tux glacier, one of the few remaining year round ski areas in Europe, has passed the six foot mark for snow depth on upper slopes, currently reporting six feet, six inches of snow. Full Article

    7th February 2007

  • Austria Snowed Under, Five Feet at Solden

    Alas it has come too late for the famous Hahnenkamm downhill race cancelled at Kitzbuhel that should have been run last weekend, but Austria's 600 or so ski areas have seen, typically, a foot of snow falling over a 48 hour period last week. The new snow has bolstered meagre coverings on higher slopes and made skiing back to resort realistic for the first time in many cases. Full Article

    31st January 2007

  • Serfaus Puts Its Lifts Under Cover

    A trend in the Alps in recent years has been to put magic carpet conveyor lifts under long clear fabric tents to protect users from the elements when making the ascent in windy and snowy conditions - the surface lift equivalent of the pull down hood on a chairlift. Full Article

    23rd January 2007

  • Snow in Austria Helps Kitzbühel

    Light to moderate snow is falling across Germany, Austria and elsewhere in the Alps this week, bringing a much needed boost to slopes maintained from a healthy snowfall three weeks ago and since topped up by machine made snow. Full Article

    2nd January 2007

  • Austria's Slopes Open

    Austria is arguably having the toughest time of Europe's major ski nations to keep snow on the slopes. Several of the country's leading resorts postponed opening until the pre-Christmas weekend and in some cases only have a few centimetre (an inch or two) of machine made snow on the lower slopes. Full Article

    27th December 2006

  • Late Snow, Not Great Snow, in the Alps

    Travel writer Claire Walter just returned from a tour of the Alps and some of the biggest names in skiing. Her report: It's a good thing that Europeans don't have a late-November holiday to kick off the ski season. There has been no virtually no snow in the Alps. Above-freezing temperatures curtailed snowmaking efforts. And did I mention the rain? Full Article

    11th December 2006

  • World Cup Weekend in Bad Gastein

    Bad Gastein, Austria, is always a great resort to visit but there's added excitement coming up when the thrill packed Snowboard FIS World Cup rolls in to Bad town. Full Article

    29th November 2006

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