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  • Mountain Biking at Night at Les 2 Alpes

    This Sunday, April 1st the resort is offering a new activity for it's more active visitors – night time mountain biking on the resort's glacier under the full moon. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Engelberg with skiing to end of May

    Engelberg in Switzerland has launched its first Spring Season Ticket (valid to May 27th, 2007) for CHF 350.00. Those who bought the ticket on launch day in mid-March got up to 80 days of skiing for that fee, those who buy now still have nearly 60 days. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • St. Anton in ‘Firn’ Mode For Spring

    St Anton am Arlberg has long been synonymous with sun skiing as, when conditions are right, Spring skiers and boarders can glide almost weightlessly over the extremely thin "firn" layer in the morning, hit the sundeck for lunch, then later relaxing in the swimming pool or in the big sauna area of the Arlberg, or just wandering around the village. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Free day of skiing in Zermatt

    Zermatt offers a free day of skiing on packages through to June. Zermatt, which remains open for winter sports 365 days a year on the highest, and one of the largest, summer ski areas in Europe, is offering a free day's skiing and a night's accommodation for those booking a three day, or longer, package during the last two months of Spring. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Snowboard World Tour event in Saas Fe

    Saas Fee will host some of the world's best freestyle snowboarders from April 19th to the 22nd as the glacier village stages one of the last stops of the "Ticket to Ride Snowboard World Tour 06/07". This all-comers event allows snowboarders to compete against their idols and have a crack at the $10,000 US prize fund. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Ski and golf in St Anton

    Winter sportsmen and golf enthusiasts will meet for the Arlberg ski and golf Challenge for the eleventh time on April 28/29th. St. Anton am Arlberg traditionally celebrates the end of the ski season and the start of the golf season with this event. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Full April at La Clusaz

    Recent snowfalls have brought excellent high altitude conditions to La Clusaz in France where a host of events are planned through to the end of April. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Mel C to star at Ischgl

    Melanie C is to star in Ischgl's season-closing Top of the Mountain concert next weekend, April 29th. Ischgl is delighted to sign up the former Spice Girl as a big name replacement for the less internationally well known Italian star Zucchero, who had to withdraw for personal reasons. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • BKK passes 100km mark

    Franz Klammer's home resort of Bad Kleinkirchheim (BKK) in Austria is now reporting it offers 103km (70 miles) of piste as three new blue runs have added eight kilometres (five miles) of runs taking the total up from the previous 97km. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • World Pyro Award and glacier waterslide contest at Solden

    Austria's Solden ski area is in full-on party mode for the last few weeks of April with the World Pyro Award on Friday followed by the Glacier waterslide contest on Sunday. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Summer season ski passes on sale at Engelberg

    The ski and snowboard season on the Titlis glacier at Engelberg in Switzerland is open until 27th May, then from 28th May the glacier lift and the Ice Flyer chairlift will be open for skiers depending on snow and weather conditions. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Ski challenge for young European skiers expands

    New for the 2007-2008 ski season, The North Face Ski Challenge will evolve into a pan-European qualifying tour, climaxing with finals in Val Thorens, France next April. A new development will also see the Ski Challenge now include category competitions for girls, as well as boys, aged 12-18. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Rebuilding of Roman baths in Bad Kleinkirchheim

    Work has begun on a €14.5m project to turn the old Thermal-Römerbad (Roman baths) at Franz Klammer's home resort of Bad Kleinkirchheim in Austria, in to a state of the art facility. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Courchevel plans ski slope make over for next season

    Courchevel in the world's largest ski area, the 3 Valleys, is working on a long list of improvements for next winter. Snowmaking is a priority with a new 125,000 cubic metre reservoir and upgrading of the snowmaking system itself to install more efficient, lower energy equipment. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Cervinia offers more than 1000m of vertical in summer

    Italy's Cervinia ski area will aim to offer 1,087m of skiable vertical between Europe's highest lift above Zermatt in Switzerland at 3899m down to Laghi Cime Bianche at 2812m when it opens for its summer ski season from June 23rd to September 2nd, subject to conditions. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Three Valleys six-day adult lift ticket reaches €220

    A six day lift ticket for the world's largest fully lift-linked ski area, the 3 Valleys shared by Merivel, Les Menuires, Val Thorens, Courchevel and several other resorts, will cost €220 next winter, an increase of five Euros, or a little over two percent, on last season. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Two more quads take Val Gardena tally up to 27

    Italy's Val Gardena, centred on three key resorts in the Dolomites, the best known of which is Selva, is replacing two more drag lifts with new quad chairs taking the area's remarkable tally up to 27, the most in the world for a single ski region. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Grindelwald gets first six seater chair and freezes ticket prices

    Grindelwald will open its first six seater chair, will pull down wind-protection hood, in the Kleine Scheidegg sector, next winter. The new Honegg chair will serve the widened Honegg run which will also have new snowmaking. It is the resort's first six seater chair, adding to the nine quads, two gondolas, three funicular railways and cable car (tram). Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Zermatt’s hotels renovating

    Several of Zermatt's leading hotels will reopen next winter after serious makeovers. There's also a new four-star hotel, the Matterhorn Focus, which will comprise eight suites, six junior suites and 11 double rooms. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Saas Fee raises free child skiing age

    Saas Fee is the latest major ski area to increase the age limit up to which children ski free. Children visiting the resort will now be able to ski free up to their tenth birthday. Previously children paid for tickets from age seven. Full Article

    17th August 2012

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