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  • Police Investigate Death of Child

    Italian police are looking into the death of a 12-year-old Israeli boy on holiday with his parents at the Italian resort of Cervinia. A police spokesman said the boy collided iwth a ski lift and suffered from severe head trauma - dying later at a hospital in Torino. Full Article

    3rd January 2007

  • Italy (Most of it) Open For Skiing

    Most of Europe's major ski areas were able to open all or most of their runs and lifts for Christmas and plan to again for the coming New Year holiday, but in some cases a lack of snowfall continues to leave snow depths thin. Full Article

    27th December 2006

  • Bardonecchia Opens

    Bardonecchia in Italy, close to the French border, opens on Saturday , Dec. 16 thanks to snowfall last week which left snow depth ranging between 20 and 90cm. A Budweiser sponsored Opening Day Party was staged at the Alimentary Cafè. Full Article

    15th December 2006

  • World Cup On Again, Val Gardena Gets Snow

    Italy appears to have come out best from weekend snowfalls which "rescued" the Alps from fairly devastating start-of-season conditions which saw no snow on the ground and temperatures too warm for the snow making to work. Full Article

    13th December 2006

  • Late Snow, Not Great Snow, in the Alps

    Travel writer Claire Walter just returned from a tour of the Alps and some of the biggest names in skiing. Her report: It's a good thing that Europeans don't have a late-November holiday to kick off the ski season. There has been no virtually no snow in the Alps. Above-freezing temperatures curtailed snowmaking efforts. And did I mention the rain? Full Article

    11th December 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

  • 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

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