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  • Wonder Carpet at Folgaria

    Folgaria in Italy has created a new piste and installed a carpet lift to get around a long standing layout problem with its extensive ski area. The ski area offers a total of 54km of runs suited to all skiers from beginners to advanced level. 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

  • 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

  • New lift for Pejo

    The little resort of Pejo, in the heart of Stelvio National Park, will open a rare new lift “Tarlenta” this December. The new lift is located next to the old Mantova Alpine Hut in the Val della Mite sector. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Val Gardena quad count hits 27

    Italy's Val Gardena is upgrading another old chairlift this summer and will be able to offer its guests 27 quad chair lifts next winter, 13 of them high speed detachable lifts. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • New quad for Cortina

    Italy's most stylish resort, Cortina d'Ampezzo, has announced a new high speed quad chairlift, "Taiarezze-Malon," with a capacity of 1,200 people per hour will replace the old double chairlift "Taiarezze-Fedo" this winter. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Hi-tech chips for Dolomiti Superski brings discounts and love

    South Tyrol will be the first region in Italy to introduce a day ski pass where you pay by the day, after you've skied, and accumulate discounts the more days you ski. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • New Chairlift For Limone

    Limone in Italy has installed a new double chairlift to replace the old Alpe chairlift and the Pernante drag lift. Work on the new lift also involved the construction of a new underground car park beneath the base station. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Inghams add high Italian resort for 08-09

    Inghams have launched their Earlybird Ski 08/09 prices online and in a new brochure. The company is introducing the glacier ski area of Val Senales in Italy, which is open for summer skiing. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Chef’s Cup in Alta Badia

    Alta Badia in Italy's South Tyrol will hold the Chef's Cup Südtirol for the third winter in a row, from the 20th to 22nd January. Over 100 of the best international Chefs and wine producers are expected for this informal competition offering typical cuisine, sport, fun and solidarity. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Alta Badia claims pony powered lift is eco-friendliest in The Alps

    Italy's Alta Badia has been investing in environmental politics with natural parks and ecologically friendly houses, biomass remote heating and the creation of clean energy for many years before the current climate change debate began. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • One Of The World's Original Freeride Competitions Rides Again

    More than 60 years after the first Freeride competitions were organised in Italy's Alta Badia region, the Dolomiti Superski resort will revive the tradition this weekend with four days of competitions on the Val Mezdì in the Sella mountains group. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Val Senales Prepares For Summer Snow Season

    Italys Val Senales ski area will reopen for glacier snow sports on Saturday, June 14th after just six-weeks closure. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Cervinia Re-Opens For Summer With Fresh Snow in July

    Cervinia ski resort, which shares its summer ski area with Zermatt, has re-opened for summer snow sports and with perfect timing received five centimetres (two inches) of fresh snow on Saturday, 12th of July, a week after re-opening. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Bormio Opens A Month Early

    Bormio began running its ski lifts a month ahead of schedule at the weekend thanks to heavy snowfall. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Livigno Opens Early And Offers Free Skiing

    Livigno has opened two weeks earlier than planned following heavy snowfall. The "Carosello 3000" lift along with the "Federia" chair are open serving skiing on the „Federia" slope. The resort is offering skiing free of charge this week. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • A favourite place to meet and pause

    The tradition of the Christmas Market in Bruneck is still rather young but nevertheless or perhaps for exactly that reason the market has become very popular. Martin Resch, executive director of the town committee and organizer of the Christmas Market in Bruneck, explains what is so special about this particular market. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Baldheads are sexy

    The "baldy" Kronplatz Mountain is 2,275 metres high – and baldheads are generally known to be sexy. 20 modern cableways, 6 chair lifts as well as 5 cable lifts purr and buzz from three directions up to the summit. Queue time is a word that doesn't exist with a transport capacity of 64,000 people per hour. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Heavy Snow In The Dolomites

    Huge snowfalls in the Italian Dolomites have caused short term problems for the mountain communities but set the region up for spectacular skiing over the nest few months. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Val di Fiemme Offers Great Snow And Services

    Val di Fiemme, the renowned tourist resort at the foot of the Dolomites in Italy, stands out because it offers the double opportunity for practising both alpine and nordic skiing to the highest level. The pistes are skiable from December to April, and although there's been huge snowfall already this winter, that's backed up with artificial snow-making. The area also features a network of fast and up-to-date lifts, showing the most modern dimension of skiing. Full Article

    17th August 2012

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