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  • New Six-Pack At Serre Che

    Several area improvements debut at Serre Chevalier. Full Article

    4th September 2007

  • Boyne USA Moves East

    Boyne USA is moving East. Full Article

    27th August 2007

  • Gourmet Food Week in Grand Massif

    If you're fed up with chocolate after Easter, head to Flaine in the Grand Massif in France for a final week's skiing and the resort's Gourmet Week from the 7th to 14th April 2007. It an opportunity to shake up the traditional Savoyard cuisine and turn it into a modern style of cooking to be enjoyed at every mealtime. Full Article

    27th March 2007

  • Mannequins, Polar Plunges, and Spam

    Montana resorts don't believe in ending the ski season in a fizzle. Most close their lifts in a blaze of zaniness that not only celebrates spring meltdown, but what's left of winter. Full Article

    26th 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

  • Connecticut Springs Into More Riding

    Riders in Connecticut are bound and determined to soak in every moment of riding in a season that came late and gifted us with decent snow in March. Hanging on to every drop it can is Mohawk Mountain, still hitting on over 20 trails and an empty events calendar to free up riders just to drink in the mountain. Full Article

    13th March 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

  • Courchevel Gets the Snow and The Moviemakers

    Courchevel has the best conditions of the season so far thanks to a foot (30cm) of fresh snow and lowering temperatures maintaining the perfect powder. This bodes well for a number of major international competitions lined up at the leading French resort over the next month. Full Article

    20th February 2007

  • More Snow in Andorra

    Grandvalira, the largest ski area in Andorra and the entire Pyrynees is claiming to currently have the most terrain open of any of the 50 or so ski areas in the area, which includes resorts on the French and Spanish sides of the mountain range. Full Article

    14th February 2007

  • Carnival Week In Engelberg

    Engelberg is staging its annual Winter Carnival with music, sliding on cafeteria trays and a genuine Witch-Hunt this week. This is one of the few occasions when you have the chance to run in to a genuine witch on Europe's ski slopes. Full Article

    7th February 2007

  • The Yard Opens at Sugarloaf

    After running a Name the Park contest from October through December for its newest terrain park, Sugarloaf USA announced the winning name and opened its new terrain park on February 3rd. Josh Tauses of Kingfield, Maine received a season pass, the inaugural run through the park and ultimate bragging rights as author of the winning name – The Yard. Full Article

    6th February 2007

  • Lutsen Terrain Park Makes Debut

    It has taken a little time this winter, but Lutsen's new – and first – terrain park is finally open. It wasn't that long ago – back in the 90s – that Lutsen relegated snowboarders to certain areas and only at certain times. Full Article

    30th January 2007

  • France a Snowy Work of Art

    "The mountain is now dressed with a beautiful white coat. The sun is shining in the 3 Vallées and the snow sounds like "ccrriiiisss" under your skis. Come and enjoy the art work of the pistes bashers," enthuses a spokesman for the world's largest ski area in France, shared by the resorts of Courchevel, Meribel, Val Thorens, Les Menuires and others. Full Article

    29th January 2007

  • Arctic Week in La Plagne

    It may still not be quite as cold and snowy as they'd like but La Plagne in France is staging an Arctic Week ("Plagn'Arctic") from the 22nd to 28th January. Full Article

    23rd January 2007

  • Chamonix Downhill Races Cancelled

    Despite heavy snowfall in the Alps since New Year, the World Cup race schedule remains in turmoil, this time because temperatures are climbing again. The latest victims are the men's Downhill and Super-Combined World Cup races scheduled for Chamonix on January 20th and 21st. Full Article

    17th January 2007

  • Healthy Snowfalls in French Alps

    Fresh snow has been falling across the French Alps boosting depth on upper slopes and providing enough to open ski runs down to resort level at some areas that had been struggling. Full Article

    2nd January 2007

  • Mixed Reports From the French Slopes

    France has the most mixed bag of resort reports from the current varied snow conditions in the Alps. In most cases it's resorts with higher, particularly north facing, slopes that offer the most open terrain. Low temperatures have helped to preserve pre-Christmas snow falls on higher slopes, but whilst temperatures remain below zero and the sun keeps shining, conditions feel great, but more new snow would help. Full Article

    27th December 2006

  • Newbies Flock to Verbier Xtreme Qualifier

    Fifty four rookies will be participating in the elimination competition for the legendary Verbier Xtreme in the spring. More than 150 potential competitors have registered their desire to compete so far. Full Article

    21st December 2006

  • U.S. Racers Fare Well at Val d'Isere

    Anyone watching Julia Mancuso and Lindsey Kildow post successful daily US wins in the Ladies Downhill races at Val d'Isère over the past two days will know that the main French resorts are now open with excellent weather conditions. Full Article

    20th December 2006

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