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Don't miss the latest happenings out of Zermatt, including new lifts, terrain expansions, weather, photo galleries, infographics and current events skiers and mountain travelers should know about. Stay up-to-date on Zermatt news and events by clicking on articles from the list below or page through to see coverage from the entire ski season.
Posh pistes: The world's most exclusive ski resorts

Posh pistes: The world's most exclusive ski resorts

You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one. Here's a run-down of the top 10 most exclusive ski resorts in the world.

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The 16 Sweetest Summer Ski Resorts in the World - ©Tignes

The 16 Sweetest Summer Ski Resorts in the World

It may be summer, but there's skiing somewhere. Here's our pick of the coolest summer ski resorts around the world.

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  • Team Europe Wins Swatch Skiers Cup from Zermatt, Switzerland - ©J.Bernard/swatchskierscup.com

    Team Europe Wins Swatch Skiers Cup from Zermatt, Switzerland

    Team Europe took the third Swatch Skiers Cup in commanding fashion in the Big Mountain and Backcountry Slopestyle venues. Full Article

    12th February 2013

  • Travel swiftly into the Valais by TGV this winter - ©Zermatt-Matterhorn

    Travel swiftly into the Valais by TGV this winter

    This winter the TGV Lyria will travel from Lille directly and swiftly to the Swiss ski region of Valais. Full Article

    30th October 2012

  • Free day of skiing in Zermatt

    Free day of skiing in Zermatt

    Zermatt offers a free day of skiing on packages through to June. Zermatt, which remains open for winter sports 365 days a year on the highest, and one of the largest, summer ski areas in Europe, is offering a free day's skiing and a night's accommodation for those booking a three day, or longer, package during the last two months of Spring. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Zermatt’s hotels renovating

    Several of Zermatt's leading hotels will reopen next winter after serious makeovers. There's also a new four-star hotel, the Matterhorn Focus, which will comprise eight suites, six junior suites and 11 double rooms. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Zermatt announces new lifts, runs and snowmaking

    Zermatt announces new lifts, runs and snowmaking

    Zermatt, which managed to increase snowfall and thus business last winter when lower resorts had a ‘challenging season', has announced a host of new lifts and runs. 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

  • 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

  • Summer Ski Special Deals From Zermatt

    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

  • Zermatt Begins Snowmaking In Above Freezing Conditions

    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

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

    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

  • Eat The Matterhorn!

    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

  • Big Snow Again Out West While Europe Battles To Open Slopes

    Big Snow Again Out West While Europe Battles To Open Slopes

    It's not all bad news in Europe as resorts in Scandinavia have reported up to 55cm of fresh snow in the past week, Zermatt says it has 117km of pistes open and a 1500m+ vertical on the Italian side and Ischgl spend €1m on snowmaking last week to create 81km of piste. Solden reported 24cm of fresh snow during the 24 hours to Wednesday, 30th November. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • A Hot Tub with a View - ©Richard Hallman

    A Hot Tub with a View

    Few hot tubs can compare to the scenic beauty of these ones, located in the finest ski resorts spanning the globe. Full Article

    16th August 2012

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