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  • 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

  • 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

  • "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

  • 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

  • Snowboard World Cup In Saas Fee

    Saas Fee is one of a dozen ski areas in the Alps already open for winter 2008-9. On 30th and 31st October, there will be plenty of action again when the resort stages the 5th FIS Snowboard World Cup, the first FIS Halfpipe World Cup this season in Europe. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Verbier Opens Early

    Verbier has opened earlier than expected because of the heavy snowfall across the Alps in recent weeks. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Free Skiing In Switzerland As Snow Reaches Ever Greater Depths

    The spectacular snowfalls that have given Swiss resorts a fantastic start to the season have continued this week bringing snow depths at many resorts above two metres (seven feet). Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Wham's "Last Christmas" Video Re-Created in Saas Fee

    Everyone's familiar with the well-known "Last Christmas" video from Wham, but fewer people realize the film was shot, more than 20 years ago in the pretty Swiss resort of Saas-Fee? Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Great Snow For New Lift In Portes Du Soleil

    The ski season has begun with amazing snow conditions in the giant Portes du Soleil ski area that straddles the French - Swiss border. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Verbier Opening Thursday 11th November

    Verbier has announced it plans to open for the 2010-11 season on Thursday, November 11th. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Freeride World Tour Champions 2011 Crowned

    The sixth and final event in the 2011 Freride World Tour decided the winners ast Verbier at the weekend. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Arrival Of The £300+ 6 Day Lift Pass In the Alps, Europe Catches Up With US

    Europe’s most expensive six day adult lift ticket is currently looking like it will cost over £300 for the first time for British skiers and boarders, next winter, unless the pound gains ground against the Swiss Franc over the next six months. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Will The Highest Ski Lift In Europe be Built at Saas Fee?

    The people of the Saas Valley in Switzerland are voting today (June 16th, 2011) on plans to open the highest gondola in Europe, and the highest lift in the continent too, up to 4,000m on Längfluh. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Fresh Powder In The Alps

    After a month or so of rapidly thawing snow on the glaciers of the Alps, snow storms descended at the weekend bringing powder conditions. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Eat The Matterhorn!

    Mini-Matterhorns (“Matterhörnli”) have been created in Zermatt to eat in the form of filled pasta and are now available to eat in the famous Swiss resort’s restaurants. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Freeski Halfpipe Joins Euro and World Cup in Saas-Fee in October

    The world’s best snowboarders will converge on Saas-Fee in late October for the opening events of the competitive season outdoors in the Northern Hemisphere. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • There’s Gold in Them There Mountains!

    Snow is sometimes called ‘white gold’ and some famous ski resorts were once gold mining areas but finding gold at a ski centre these days (except the white kind) is very rare! Full Article

    17th August 2012

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