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Check out all the latest happenings at Coop Region Valais ski resorts, from new lifts to terrain expansions, in addition to Coop Region Valais weather forecasts, photo galleries, infographics and current events skiers and mountain travelers should know about. Stay up-to-date on Coop Region Valais ski resort news and events by clicking on articles from the list below or page through to see Coop Region Valais coverage from the entire ski season.

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  • New chairlift and more snowmaking for Crans Montana

    Construction work has begun on a new Nationale Chairlift for Swiss resort Crans Montana. The new lift, which will be up and running for next winter, and will follow a longer route with its departure point level at the Marolires station to facilitate liaisons between the different sectors.

    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.

    17th August 2012

  • Speed Riding at Chamonix

    Speed Riding at Chamonix

    Speed Riding, a kind of cross between ski kiting, paragliding and skiing, will be available to try out at Le Tour in the Chamonix Valley this winter.

    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.

    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.

    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.

    17th August 2012

  • Extreme winter sports stars heading to Chamonix

    Extreme winter sports stars heading to Chamonix

    The top athletes representing the extreme sports of skiing, snowboarding, mountaineering, speed-riding and BASE-jumping will be in Chamonix in February 2008, to dispute the Nissan Outdoor Games by Columbia film and photo competition.

    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

    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.

    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.

    17th August 2012

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