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  • Freeride Days on the Gstaad Glacier

    The ski season on the year-round snow of the Diablerets glacier, between the resort villages of Diablerets and Gstaad, no longer continues year round. There are however still six weeks of the season left here, with the lifts due to run through to 6th May and a current snow depth of nearly ten feet almost twice the seasonal average. Full Article

    27th March 2007

  • Saas Fee Hits Ten Feet of Powder

    Saas Fee's upper-slope snow depth has reached ten feet following another six inches of snow yesterday (March 19th). The resort's snow-depth to date has been above the seasonal average for several weeks now, one of the few resorts in Europe to be able to claim this after the prolonged warm start to the continent's winter. All of the resort's 22 lifts are operating. Full Article

    20th March 2007

  • Masters of Freestyle Meet In GrandValira

    Heavy snow over the past few days has brought 50cm (20 inches) of fresh powder to Andorra's GrandValira area to date, making for some of the best conditions of the season to date. Full Article

    20th March 2007

  • Iowa Areas Winding Down Winter

    This could be the last weekend of skiing for the Iowa areas. Fun Valley has been closed March 12 through the 16th and they may not be open for the St. Patty's Day weekend blasts, they're advising guests to call ahead for info before setting out. Full Article

    15th 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

  • The Ramp Quarter-Pipe Session in Engelberg

    The terrain park crew from the famous Titlis Rotair revolving circular tram at Engelberg in Switzerland is organising "The Ramp – the Quarter-pipe Session" for the fifth year running at the weekend. Full Article

    13th March 2007

  • Snow in Soldeu

    It has been snowing for the past 24 hours in Andorra bringing at least four inches of fresh snow to the slopes. The new powder is reported to have transformed the principality's ski areas which have been battling all winter with limited natural snowfall and maintaining the extensive snowmaking production during warmer spells. Full Article

    9th March 2007

  • Heavy Snow in Baqueira Beret

    Heavy snow is finally falling in Spain, the ski nation which has probably suffered the most from Europe's warm 06/07 winter. Whilst the Alps started to receive increasingly heavy snowfalls soon after Christmas and even peripheral ski areas, such as the island of Cyprus in the southern Mediterranean close to Israel and Lebanon reported 20 inch snow depths by the end of February, most ski areas in Spain had had little or no natural snowfall until now. As of last week some ski areas had still not opened for the season. Full Article

    8th 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

  • GrandValira Keeps Busy Through the Flurries

    GrandValira is maintaining its fully open status with 62 lifts operational although conditions remain challenging. A few inches of fresh snow last week are likely to be topped up with a few more this week, but whilst in early season the problem was a lack of natural snowfall, temperatures were low enough much of the time to make snow, now the problem is rising temperatures leaving lower slopes slushy. Full Article

    5th March 2007

  • Another Six Inches at Verbier

    Verbier had had another six inches of snow by lunchtime today (Tuesday, February 27th) following on from more snow at the weekend, and another 20 inches is expected by next weekend. Full Article

    27th February 2007

  • Ten Inches of Snow at Courmayer

    Courmayeur's proximity to France, with Chamonix just on the other side of Mont Blanc, helped it receive the most new snow for an Italian resort in the recent spate of heavy falls across Europe. Full Article

    27th February 2007

  • Conditions in Andorra Slowly Improving

    Heavy snowfall in the Alps has not reached down to Andorra in the Pyrenees where snow cover has been boosted by a few inches, rather than the few feet of snow in the Alps, in recent days. However the skiing is perfectly adequate if not earth shattering, and there is powder to be had if you know where to look. Full Article

    27th February 2007

  • Chamonix Snow Depth Hits 12 Feet

    Anyone still wishing to perpetuate the "No Snow in The Alps" myth better make sure they don't look at any webcams pointing at Chamonix and instead bury their noses in books proving the world is flat. Another 20 inches of snow at the weekend, with 10 more yesterday brought snow depths on the resort's low slopes up to 12 feet this morning. Another two feet of snow is forecast over the next week. Full Article

    27th February 2007

  • Les 2 Alpes Snow Cover Hits Huge Average

    After the slow start to the season, typical across Europe, Les 2 Alpes is now up to its seasonal average with a seven foot base on the top of its year-round glacier ski area. Full Article

    26th February 2007

  • Stay In Livigno, Caravan to St Mori

    Livigno in Northern Italy has been fully open for a month now and currently has a foot of snow on lower slopes, with three-feet-six-inches on the higher runs. All 32 lifts and 115km of slopes, including the snowpark, are open. Full Article

    22nd February 2007

  • Music and Motion in Crans Montana

    Crans Montana in Switzerland has announced the line up for its Caprices festival which runs from March 7th to 11th. This mellow music festival sees dozens of soulful acts, the headline being Live 8 superstar Joss Stone. Full Article

    22nd February 2007

  • Vallnord's Pal Keeps Getting Better

    Pal has a long standing reputation as having some of the best (meaning toughest) skiing in Andorra. Now part of the larger Vallnord area which incorporates the gondola linked Arinsal sector as well as La Massana, improvement of Pal continues under the new set up. Full Article

    22nd February 2007

  • Fresh Snow in Andorra!

    Much needed new snow in Andorra has brought four inches of powder to the principality's ski slopes, bringing the best snow depths up to three feet, making runs down to resort more complete and allowing ski areas to open more advanced terrain for the first time. Full Article

    22nd February 2007

  • Skicross World Championships Moved to Madonna

    The Ski Cross World Championships have been postponed to 5th March and moved to Madonna Di Campiglio from the original venue, the site of the recent Alpine Ski World Championships, Are in Sweden. Although are has had a lot of snow, it was not enough to create the terrain features required when the Championships were due to be staged. Full Article

    21st February 2007

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