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  • France Gets Two Fifths of World Cup Ski Cross

    Flaine, in the giant Grand Massif area, will stage two of the five French events in the FIS Ski Cross World Cup this winter. Full Article

    29th November 2006

  • Andorrans Eager for Winter

    The Principality of Andorra has the largest skiable area in the Pyrenees. Known for their hospitality, Andorrans court a large number of skiers in the know who make regular pilgrimmages to its slopes. Full Article

    22nd November 2006

  • Ski 24 Hours Non-Stop at Verbier

    If you can't get enough of skiing Switzerland's largest lift linked ski area – the Four Valleys around Verbier - then your luck's in as its possible to ski there for 24 hours non-stop on the 16th and 17th of December. Full Article

    22nd November 2006

  • Red Lodge, Montana's First

    Unseasonably warm drippy weather squelched traditional Thanksgiving openings for several of Montana's resorts, but not Red Lodge Mountain. On the day after stuffing themselves with turkey, skiers and snowboarders will hit the slopes for a partial opening. Full Article

    21st November 2006

  • Val Gardena Gets More Quads

    Italy's Val Gardena already leads the world with no less than 25 quad chairlifts on its mountains, but that hasn't stopped them opening another two this winter – the new Sochers and Sotsaslong chairs are upgrades of drag lifts. Full Article

    21st November 2006

  • New Dining In the Three Valleys

    On the road connecting Meribel with Courchevel, Agnès and Robert Burdet have opened a new restaurant called Le Plantin, in the area known by the same name. Full Article

    15th November 2006

  • O'Neill Evolution at Davos

    The O'Neill Evolution event has now taken place on Bolgen, Jakobshorn above Davos, for eight years and is now regarded as a "must" in the European competition calendar of freestyle snowboard stars. Full Article

    7th November 2006

  • The Longest and Highest Toboggan Run in France

    Val Thorens will open a six kilometre (three-and-three-quarter-mile-long) lift-served toboggan run with a fall of 700 metres (2200 feet) this winter. Full Article

    7th November 2006

  • Ski Testing in Engelberg

    Swiss ski company, Stöckli, is offering test days at Engelberg this month and next before the main ski season kicks off. The trial days on the Titlis Glacier are 24th to 26 November and the 1st - 3rd and 8th - 10th December 2006. Full Article

    7th November 2006

  • World Cup in Val Gardena

    One of the first World Cup classic downhills of the season will once again be held on the legendary Saslong slope above Santa Cristina in Val Gardena in the shadow of the mountain peak with the same name next month. Full Article

    7th November 2006

  • Mt. Sunapee a Stand-Out In the Ratings

    Last winter's lean snow year in the East provided Mt. Sunapee, N.H., with the chance to really show off their stuff when it came to snowmaking and grooming. Full Article

    1st November 2006

  • World's Highest Gourmet Restaurant at St Anton

    Why not follow in the ski tracks of Russian President and keen skier Vladmir Putin and Princess Caroline of Monaco (they probably weren't together) and visit the world's highest gourmet restaurant, above St Anton. Full Article

    31st October 2006

  • Dumps and Guns at Marmot

    By Becky Lomax Late October storms rolled through Alberta's Jasper National Park this weekend dumping 20 inches of snow in five days at Marmot Basin. To complement Mother Nature, the resort prepared to fire up their new snowmaking system this week. Full Article

    31st October 2006

  • Magic Moments for Kids in Kappl

    Young visitors to the lovely, but internationally little known Austrian resort of Kappl, get an especially warm welcome. Selected hotels and gasthauses in the village have joined up with Flaxi the mountain sprite to give under 12s a special greeting with a party bag when they and their family check in. Full Article

    31st October 2006

  • Kitzbühel's Winterstart

    Kitzbuhel's Winterstart festival will run from 8th to 10th December and include open-air concerts, après-ski parties, ski tests, free ski classes, the Hahnenkamm Sprint Cup, night skiing and more. Full Article

    31st October 2006

  • Freeride In the Portes Du Soleil

    With 650 km (407 miles) of ski-runs and 14 ski resorts, the Franco-Swiss Portes du Soleil is considered one of the biggest ski areas in the world; it is certainly one of the most varied. Full Article

    28th September 2006

  • Ringo Skied the Obertauern

    Austria's Obertauern is introducing hands-free lift tickets this winter using the key card system. Full Article

    28th September 2006

  • Kitzbuhel's Nod To 1947

    Clearly panicking at the increasing average age of skiers, resorts around the world are gradually either raising the age bar for when seniors qualify for discounted passes. Full Article

    21st September 2006

  • Les Menuires Takes It One Block at a Time

    Les Menuires in the Belleville Valley of the French 3 Valleys, the world’s largest ski area, will offer guests its first ever four star hotel from this winter - a rare treat in the French Alps. Full Article

    21st September 2006

  • Igls Ready for 2006/07

    There's a new quad chairlift this winter at Igls, one of nine ski areas around Innsbruck, the Tyrolean capital in Austria. Full Article

    21st September 2006

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