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  • 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

  • New chairlift and more snowmaking for Crans Montana

    Construction work has begun on a new Nationale Chairlift for Swiss resort Crans Montana. The new lift, which will be up and running for next winter, and will follow a longer route with its departure point level at the Marolires station to facilitate liaisons between the different sectors. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Zermatt announces new lifts, runs and snowmaking

    Zermatt, which managed to increase snowfall and thus business last winter when lower resorts had a ‘challenging season', has announced a host of new lifts and runs. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • St. Anton adds Ladies Powder Weeks in January

    After the success of the initial Ladies Week, St. Anton am Arlberg will dedicate more weeks in January 2008 to the "Ladies Powder Weeks". Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • New Ischgl Fimbabahn will have heated seats

    This summer, Ischgl's Silvrettaseilbahn lift company is replacing the existing six-seater Fimbabahn cable car with a new eight-seater cable car with heated seats. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Kitzbuhel with a new 8-seater

    Work has begun on what the lift company describe as a “long standing dream” at Kitzbuhel, replacing two old double chairs with one new state-of-the-art eight seater chair complete with pull-down weather protection hood. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Kitzbuhel’s Ski Safari reaches 100% snow making cover

    New lifts in recent years have meant that Kitzbuhel's famous ski safari route can now be skied in either direction. For next season the famous Tyrolean resort has announced that the route will have complete snowmaking cover from start to finish. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • New six seater chair for Meribel

    Meribel in the world's largest ski area, France's Three Valleys, is building a new six-seater high speed chairlift ready for the coming winter. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Hafjell follows new gondola installation with more upgrades

    Hafjell, one of the ski areas close to Norwegian Olympic resort Lillehammer, has several improvements planned for next winter as the resort's new gondola has opened up a multitude of opportunities. Full Article

    17th August 2012

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