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  • Gstaad’s glacier snowpark opening soon

    Glacier 3000 between Gstaad and Diablerets plans to open its snowpark on Saturday, 13th October, "if the snow conditions allow." Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Igloo village opens new Davos base

    With its five high alpine palaces made of snow, the firm Igloo Village is entering its second decade with a major award under its belt. A private winter adventure in 1996 has evolved into a nationally acclaimed (Swiss Economic Award 2007) and successful business idea. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • New Gondola for Verbier

    A new 8-seat gondola will more than double the transportation capacity back to the top of Savoleyres (1,600 pax/h.) and also means a dramatic increase in terms of comfort for visitor's using the roure in Verbier's 4 Valleys ski area this winter. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Verbier adds more snowmaking, but gets more snow anyway

    Verbier will open early on Saturday with excellent conditions thanks to large pre-season snowfalls. The ski club of britiain reports that it received another 16 inches (40cm) at the top and two inches (5cm) in resort in the past 48 hours. Slopes will be open for the next two weekeds and then full time from December 1st. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • New, year-round educational trail opened in Saas-Fee

    Saas Fee, which boasts 300 days of sunshine each year, has opened a new "Sun Trail". The new run descends from the Hannig upper station - also called the Sonnenberg, or "sunny hill" - down to Café Alpenblick, taking about 25 minutes to make the descent. The run will be open all year Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Zermatt begins 24 hour rail access

    Following the opening of the multi-billion pound/Euro/Dollar 34.6km (22 mile) long Lötschberg Base Tunnel, access from Zurich the Zermatt takes less than 200 minutes, cutting more than an hour from the old journey time. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • 25 hour non stop ski at Gstaad

    Gstaad is staging a 25 hour ski race to raise money for charity. Famous freeride skier Dominique Perret is again launching a 25 hour ski race to raise money for two children's charities. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Arosa offers skiers the opportunity to carbon offset their ski holiday

    Arosa in Switzerland believes it is the only ski destination where skiers have the option to carbon off-set their carbon-output during their entire ski holiday to the resort, right from leaving their home to returning at the end of their holiday. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Alanis Morissette to play Zermatt

    Superstar Alanis Morissette will headline an end-of-winter-season music festival at Zermatt. Morissette will perform on the second day of the Zermatt Unplugged festival which is scheduled to run from April 9th to the 12th at the famous Swiss village which is open for snow sports 365 days a year and runs Europe’s highest ski lifts. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Ride the Night in Davos

    Davos adds a cool night-sport experience this month with their new Ride the Night–4–Cross Games. These will be held during Friday night-skiing sessions on Parsenn, starting this week with Alpine and Telemark skier cross on 8 February. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Zermatt publish 2008-9 lift ticket pricing

    365 day ski resort Zermatt in Switzerland, with Europe's highest ski lifts, has published lift ticket pricing for 2008-9, as well as summer ski season pricing through the year between the end of this winter and the start of the next. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Ski In To Spring

    With Easter gone by it may feel like the end of the season, and indeed some resorts will begin to close over the first few weeks of April. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • "High Five" competitions at Verbier, April 5th

    The 9th edition of the "Verbier High Five" by Carlsberg planned for the coming weekend at beautiful Verbier promises to be an unforgettable day for all the guests and the hundredths of participants. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Gstaad Extended Season on the Glacier

    The Glacier 3000 ski area between Gstaad and Diablerets is planning to stay open longer in to Spring thanks to the great snow conditions. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Last Weekend of The Season At Engelberg

    Engelbergs long winter season 2007-8 will come to an end of Sunday after ther ski lifts run for a final weekend. The resort currently has a huge base with more than four metres (13 feet) of snow at the top and 120cm (four feet) at 1800m. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Glacier Snow and Ice Day In Engelberg

    Engelberg has closed for snow sports after its long season, but the resort's eternal snow and ice remains on the Titlis glacier and on Sunday, 13th July, the resort will stage a Glacier Snow and Ice Day to celebrate between 9am and 4pm. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Saas Fee Ride 08 on July 19th

    Anyone who can't wait for winter 08-09 to begin should consider booking a ticket to Switzerland for the The Saas Fee Ride 08. The famous resort which offers summer glacier skiing and boarding is laying on a freesports festival packed with on-slope action form some of Europe top New School freestyle skiers from various international teams. Athletes will gather in Saas Fee on 19th July 2008 to compete in a world class Big Air competition and an expression session Rail Jam. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Summer Ski Special Deals From Zermatt

    Zermatt is one of the few resorts that are still open for snow sports 365 days a year with a lift-served vertical on the Matterhorn Glacier Paradise that equals anything offered by the hundred or so ski areas in the southern hemisphere. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Saas Fee Ski And Snowboard Tests Start 4th October

    Saas Fee will stage its popular ski and snowboard tests on its glacier again this autumn. During two months, from 4th October until 30th November, you can test the new season's skis or snowboards in the Allalin snow sports area. There will be a choice of equipment from 14 different ski and snowboard manufacturers. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Zermatt Begins Snowmaking In Above Freezing Conditions

    Zermatt has begun operation of a remarkable new snowmaking machine which can make snow at up to +40 degrees Celcius. Full Article

    17th August 2012

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