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  • Europe’s resorts begin to open as snow comes early

    The Alps, which have seen snow every month through the summer, are currently receiving excellent pre-season falls which has led to the first resort openings for 2007-8 and great snow conditions at the already-open year-round glacier resorts. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Galtür becomes Silvapark

    The ski area at the Tirolean village of Galtür is renaming itself Silvapark from the start of the coming season. Along with the re-branding will come a unique presentation of the resort that highlights how much the mountain has to offer every level of skier. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Kitzbuehel’s earliest ever opening

    Kitzbuehel opened last Friday, November 2nd, the earliest opening in the resort's history and six weeks earlier than planned. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • New gondola lift in the Pitztal

    Austrian glacier ski area Pitztal is already several months in to its 2007-8 season. The area's newly built 8-seater Mittelberg gondola lift in the Pitztal is 2,400 m long and replaces the Mittelbergjoch l drag lift. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Long awaited Westendorf ski link to SkiWelt in progress

    A new 4.5km (three mile) long ski run links Westendorf to the rest of the SkiWelt this winter, and as of next winter (08-09) a new eight passenger gondola will make the return trip. The new "SkiWelt - Kitzbühel Alps" lift on the Westendorf Choralpe means Westendorf will at last be completely integrated into the SkiWelt. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Zell am See- Kaprun tops experts poll

    Once a year the ADAC (Allgemeiner Deutscher Automobil-Club e.V.), Germany's and Europe's largest automobile club, publishes its 'Reisemagazin Ski', one of the most widely regarded German tourism magazines for the winter season. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Kitzbühel emphasises slalom significance for 68th and future Hahnenkamm races

    After last year's high profile cancellation of the downhill at the famous Hahnenkamm race at Kitzbuhel, the organizers of this year's event are heightening anticipation for the slalom race, which the resort did stage successfully last winter. This year's 68th running of the Hahnenkamm this weekend looks set to go ahead without any snow problems. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Elton John and Stereophonics to play Ischgl

    Sir Elton John will perform the season closing Top Of The Mountain concert in Ischgl on Saturday 3rd May. It will be Sir Elton's second appearance at Ischgl – he was the first star to feature in the Tirolean resort's now famous season closing concerts, back in 1995 when his grand piano was flown in beneath a helicopter. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Season Continues In To May At Zell am See-Kaprun

    Austria's Zell am See-Kaprun will stage it's annual 'Sun, Snow & Party Week' from this Saturday, 29th March. This year celebrities like skiing legend Franz Klammer who will be leading a team of past and present Austrian winter sports stars who are testing the latest ski models for next season of 2008/2009. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Stereophonics “Have A Nice Day” in Ischgl

    UK band Stereophonics had a nice day in Ischgl - playing to a crowd of 20,000 skiers and boarders at 2320m in a mountain top arena. The chart-topping band (whose hits include Have A Nice Day) played as the snowclouds gathered to ensure great conditions for the remainder of the season - Ischgl's slopes stay open until Sunday 4 May. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Tux Readies For Summer Snow Season

    The Huntertux glacier is preparing for its summer 2008 operations. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Stubai Glacier Announces It Will Stay Open To July

    Austria's Stubai Glacier has announced that due to what it describes as "fantastic snow conditions," it plans to keep the lifts running and the trails groomed for boarders and skiers until at least July. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Molltal Glacier Opening In June

    Austrias Molltal glacier will re-open for summer snow sports on Friday, June 20th. Once re-opened it was remain open for nearly 11 months, right through to May 10th, 2009. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Kitzbuhel Alps Pass Available From Day One Next Season

    The Kitzbuhel Alps lift ticket, previously only available for six days or longer, will be available for any duration from a day or longer next winter. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Fresh Snow In The Alps This July

    The Stubai Glacier in Austria has reported 10cm (four inches) of fresh snow today (Monday July 14th) topping up base depths of 120cm on the ski slopes. Skiinfo's Snowfinder service is currently predicting another 48cm (19 inches) of powder by Saturday with temperatures hovering between -2 and -10 degrees Celcius. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Betterpark Closes for Summer At Hintertux Glacier

    Austria's only remaining 365-days-a-year ski area - the Hintertux glacier in the Ziller valley - is of course still open for snow sports through the summer. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Fresh Snow At Tux

    The Tux glacier in Austria has recorded fresh snowfall in the past week, topping up snow depths on the glacier to 105cm. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • $20,000 US Prize Money For Pleasure Jam On Dachstein Glacier in November

    The Horsefeathers Pleasure Jam will be staged again at the Atomic Superpark on the Dachstein Glacier this autumn. The unique lifestyle-event from 7th to 9th November, being staged for the sixth year, will officially mark the start of the 2008-9 winter. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Sölden Hosts Northern Hemisphere World Cup Opener in October

    The FIS World Cup in Europe kicks off in October on Solden's Rettenbach glacier. The ladies giant slalom race will be staged on Saturday the 25th, with the men's on Sunday the 26th. The first run will take place at 9:45am each day with the second at 12:45. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Fresh Snow On Molltal Glacier

    The Molltal glacier has reported 10cm (four inches) of fresh snow over the weekend as is currently reporting conditions as "very good." Full Article

    17th August 2012

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